Wellbeing

Covid-19 infection in England doubles in under a month

Some 96,000 people are becoming infected with Covid-19 every day in England, researchers suggest.
According to the latest results of...

Supermarket workers at heightened risk of Covid-19 infection

30 Oct 2020

Essential workers in supermarkets are at a much higher risk of coronavirus infection than the general population, with those in...

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Protecting your workforce: Job Support Scheme and other measures (webinar)

30 Oct 2020

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic’s second wave is forcing many employers to urgently review their business models and look at what...

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Covid-19 whistleblowers ignored and dismissed by employers

29 Oct 2020

Nearly half of employees with coronavirus concerns have had their queries ignored.

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Boeing cuts jobs as aviation sector views bleak future

29 Oct 2020

News from Boeing, IATA and Heathrow underlines Covid threat to travel industry.

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Pension advice ‘nudges’ proposed by the government

29 Oct 2020

Workplace pension schemes will be required to ‘nudge’ members towards getting advice when they seek to access their funds.

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Young people and ethnic minorities most likely to be laid off after furlough

28 Oct 2020

Young people and ethnic minorities were most likely to be made unemployed after coming off furlough, according to a report...

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Personnel Today Awards 2020: Change Management Award shortlist

28 Oct 2020

The Personnel Today Awards take place in just a few weeks. As part of our ongoing coverage of the shortlisted...

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Reasonable adjustments: What is reasonable in the face of Covid-19?

27 Oct 2020

The requirement to make reasonable adjustments for those with disability is a well-recognised one in HR. But the pandemic has...

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Most firms support tighter employment laws, poll finds

27 Oct 2020

Almost two-thirds (64%) of businesses would support tightening employment laws to prevent worker exploitation.
This is according to a poll...

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Rolls-Royce faces strike over Singapore production switch

26 Oct 2020

Workers at two UK Rolls-Royce factories are on the verge of strike action because of plans to move some production to Singapore.

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One in 20 develop ‘long Covid’, with older women most at risk

26 Oct 2020

As many as a fifth of people who contract Covid-19 are likely to suffer symptoms for eight weeks or more...

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Lloyds Bank says staff will be working at home until spring at least

26 Oct 2020

Lloyds Bank's has told most of its UK employees not to return to the office until at least spring.

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Subdued recovery in towns and cities ‘catastrophic’ for jobs

26 Oct 2020

The collapse in high street footfall and the rise of home working is hampering economic recovery, research has found.

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Staff burnout hits two-year high

26 Oct 2020

Employee burnout reached a two-year high in August, as staff battled a cocktail of hardships including social isolation, enforced working...

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