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Employment law in limbo: Key proposals to resurrect in 2021

Many proposed employment law changes that the government has put forward in the last few years have stalled, mainly as...

Brexit and UK employment law

20 Jan 2021

Now that the UK and the EU have agreed on the position of the UK post-Brexit, HR is left wondering...

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Top 10 Covid-related claims employers could face in 2021

4 Dec 2020

The Government’s furlough scheme, large-scale redundancies, safe working concerns and the rise of flexible working will have a big impact...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020 winners: NHS praised for Covid response

27 Nov 2020

NHS England and Improvement has been crowned the overall winner at this...

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Equal Pay Day: pandemic put gender equality at a crossroads

20 Nov 2020

The UK has arrived at a crossroads at which progress in gender equality could either be set back decades, or...

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Covid-19: One in five parents treated unfairly at work

16 Oct 2020

Approximately 2.6 million parents feel they have been treated less fairly at work because of their childcare responsibilities since the...

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Brexit: MAC warns of ‘stark consequences’ in social care

29 Sep 2020

Senior care worker and nursing assistant roles should be added to the shortage occupation lists to relieve pressure when freedom...

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‘Work from home if you can’ – government tightens restrictions

22 Sep 2020

Boris Johnson has confirmed that people should work from home if they can in a statement to the House of...

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Self-isolation, testing and SSP: employers’ questions answered

16 Sep 2020

The UK may be on the cusp of a second coronavirus wave. Results from a population based study suggested the...

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More support for carers needed to keep staff in work

11 Aug 2020

Research by Carers UK has shown that employers are seeing the health, wellbeing and productivity of their workforces adversely impacted...

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One in four working carers consider leaving job

24 Jun 2020

A quarter of working carers have considered giving up their job as they are unable to balance their career and...

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Maintain flexible working momentum after pandemic, urges charity

19 Jun 2020

Almost half of parents and carers (48%) hope to make changes to their working patterns after the Covid-19 pandemic, indicating...

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Leave to remain extended to families of deceased care workers

21 May 2020

The government has stated that non-EEA family members of any NHS, healthcare or social care worker who has died as...

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Top 10 HR questions March 2020: Coronavirus

2 Apr 2020

The coronavirus pandemic dominated the top 10 most popular FAQs in March.
The coronavirus outbreak is having a big impact...

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‘Sandwich carers’ in need of more mental health support

10 Feb 2020

One in five “sandwich carers” – people who care for both children and elderly relatives – would like more mental...

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