Who are the key workers whose children can still go to school?

6 April 2020

When it was announced that schools were to close (see England schools to shut until further notice), there was a rider to the effect that the children of key workers and the most vulnerable children would still be able to attend on Monday 23 March.

DBS to respond more quickly during COVID-19

2 April 2020

Healthcare and social care workers being recruited in connection with the provision of care and treatment of coronavirus in England and Wales, including some of those who have volunteered to help the NHS, can be checked more quickly, the Home Office has promised.

COVID-19 support for nursing students

1 April 2020

The unprecedented challenge facing the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic has led to emergency arrangements being put in place regarding nursing students.

Temporary changes to right to work checks

31 March 2020

Right to work checks have been adapted to make it easier for employers to carry them out during the coronavirus outbreak, Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced.