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There has been a lot of publicity about the new rules on Isolation, so what does it mean if you are Pinged by the NHS Test and Trace app. The following is the guidance from the government. You will be alerted by NHS Test and Trace if...

We have had a  summer with heat-waves, and the hot weather may well stay with us for a while. So, what are the rules when you are  working in hot weather conditions? Well, essentially, there are no hard and fast rules, more a “reasonable” approach. The Health...

We have had a  summer with heat-waves, and the hot weather may well stay with us for a while. So, what are the rules on staff  working in hot weather conditions? Well, essentially, there are no hard and fast rules, more a “reasonable” approach. The Health and...

At the time of writing, some 1.7 million people are thought to be isolating after receiving an alert or being contacted. The figures however may be widely skewed and now, one in five  users of the contact and trace app have, according to a survey by...

A number of  employment tribunal cases are coming under scrutiny now where Covid-19 -19 concerns are being cited as reasons for unfair dismissal. As an employer of domestic and household staff the circumstances will be of specific interest to you. The following resumes of two cases where...

The scheme, which has protected millions of jobs, is due to close at the end of September. According to the government  11.6 million jobs have been supported since the scheme began. The total cost from March 2020 until furlough closes at the end of September this...

  If you or any friends are still suffering following a Covid-19 infection, you or they could well be experiencing the symptoms of Long Covid. But how do you know and what are these symptoms? Long Covid is a very new health condition, the symptoms of which are...

Of course you chat with friends about new jobs, pay and pay rises, and one topic doing the rounds at the moment is the news in the press, that pay is currently rising at close to 10%. “Wow, so is that what we ask for now?” Absolutely...