Union warns against fire and rehire tactics

18 February 2021

According to a new survey carried out by the TUC, almost 10% of workers have been told to re-apply for their jobs during the pandemic on worse terms and conditions or face the sack.

Some children set for return to school in Scotland

17 February 2021

Emphasising that the situation in Scotland is still very fragile, with infection rates having only just returned to the levels being recorded in early December, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that the way ahead involves trade-offs.

Many more people being asked to shield in England

17 February 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Public Health England (PHE) have issued revised guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from Covid-19.

Biggest shake-up of UK pensions for decades

15 February 2021

When the Pension Schemes Bill received Royal Assent on 11 February, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) hailed the new Act as a landmark moment for UK pensions.