Chancellor announces new Job Support Scheme and dispenses Budget

25 September 2020

It is to say the least unusual for a Chancellor to cancel one of the Government’s financial set-pieces of the year — in this case the Autumn Budget planned for November — but as Rishi Sunak explained to fellow MPs these are unprecedented times.

Covid-19 adult social care winter plan 2020 to 2021 published

22 September 2020

The Government has published its Adult Social Care: our COVID-19 Winter Plan 2020 to 2021, setting out the key elements of national support available for the social care sector for winter 2020 to 2021 as well as main actions for local authorities, NHS organisations and social care providers to take.

The rule of six and the workplace

16 September 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has reminded employers that the Government’s new rule of six does not apply to the workplace.