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Coronavirus: HSE will take action against non-complying employers

Employers that are found not to be complying with the relevant Public Health England guidance on coronavirus may face action from the HSE, the health and safety body has said in a joint statement with the CBI and TUC. Noting that this is an extre...


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Can furloughed employees have more than one job?

It has been confirmed that employees can get another job with another employer whilst on furlough, according to updated government guidance on the Job Retention Scheme. The government’s furlough Covid-19 (Coronavirus) job retention scheme a...


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Apprenticeships “on the brink of collapse” after Covid-19 guidelines not implemented

Apprenticeship training providers are being forced to either close or mothball their operations, leaving thousands of apprentices across England unable to start or complete their programmes, the Association of Employment and Learning Providers has...


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New employment law changes come into force on 6 April

On 6 April each year, new and amended employment laws and deadlines come into force. As well as dealing with the employment issues related to the ongoing impact of coronavirus, important issues include changes to written statements of terms and co...


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Temporary changes to right-to-rent and right-to-work checks

Right-to-rent and right-to-work checks have been adapted to make it easier for landlords and employers to carry them out during the coronavirus outbreak, the Home Secretary has announced. Effective immediately, the temporary changes will mean the...


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New action to prevent modern slavery in supply chains

The UK has become the first country to publish a government modern slavery statement, which sets out how the government is tackling the crime in its supply chains. The statement, which is published to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the Mo...