There is no doubt that Pimlico Plumbers’ plan to change their employees’ contracts to ensure that all staff must have a Covid-19 vaccination is controversial, but it is also potentially opening up a can of worms.
As some employees are becoming more used to working at home, are workplace behaviour norms changing, becoming diluted and a distant memory?
The value added to the economy by people at work who have mental health problems is as high as £225 billion per year, which represents 12.1% of the UK’s total GDP.
If you’re planning to get staff back to the office in 2021, you may be wondering where you stand with making the Covid-19 vaccine, testing or mask wearing mandatory. We answer those questions…
The Brexit transition period is coming to an end. During the transition period the UK continued to apply EU laws, but from 1 January 2021 this will change. What do you need to know about?
2020 has been unpredictable for everyone and if you normally pay bonuses at this time you may be feeling that you may not be in a position to do that this year. However, where does that leave you if there is a contractual right to a bonus?
Is veganism a philosophical belief and therefore a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010? The Employment Judge in Casamitjana Costa v League Against Cruel Sports said yes, it is.
As you will be aware, the Job Retention Scheme (JRS, furlough) is now continuing to run throughout winter and into 2021. But where are we now, in December 2020?
A recent study has found employees are feeling increasingly anxious, working longer hours and taking fewer sick days over a three-month period.
Following an announcement from the government on 5 November 2020 and extra detail on 10 November 2020, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS) – ‘furlough’ – has been extended until 31 March 2021.
Employers will have to review their plans after it was announced that nation would have a lockdown until 2 December 2020 and that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough) will be extended until the end of March 2021.
The recent high-profile dismissal of McDonald’s Chief Executive in the United States of America for having a consensual relationship with three female colleagues has raised some eyebrows.