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Sunshine Saturday: Influx of holiday requests expected

A 200% increase in the number of people looking to book foreign holidays has been reported, following the Government announcement that fully vaccinated travellers no longer need to complete a PCR test before departure.

Contributor: Kate Palmer, HR Advice and Consultancy - Director at Peninsula | Published: 11 January 2022

What do the new self isolation rules mean for your business?

The self-isolation rules in England are changing once again. Currently people only need to self-isolate if they have not been fully vaccinated or if they live with or have had contact with someone who has tested positive.

Contributor: Alan Price, CEO - BrightHR | Published: 28 December 2021

How to stay safe at the Christmas Party

'Tis the season for rubbish Secret Santa presents and saying 'cheers' with colleagues, so here is some guidance on how to stay safe, reduce the risk of transmission, and still enjoy Christmas get-togethers as 2021 comes to a close.

Contributor: Virtual College | Published: 13 December 2021

What must a post-pandemic work plan consist of?

Paydata's UK Reward Management Survey results capture the views of 184 HR Professionals and Reward Specialists, drawn from across a variety of sectors, reflecting practices that affect over half a million employees. Here we outline the five key reward trends to factor into your HR strategy for 2022.

Contributor: Tim Kellett, Director - Paydata | Published: 25 November 2021

End of statutory sick pay could lead to further pressure on struggling businesses

The COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme has officially ended. The scheme which was originally launched in May 2020 helped to provide financial support for employers with staff that had tested positive or were forced to isolate.

Contributor: Kate Palmer HR Advice and Consultancy Director - Peninsula | Published: 14 October 2021

Don’t lose sight of heightened risks from home working

Lindsays employment expert says whaling fraud case highlights increased risks created by supervisors not being physically near junior colleagues

Contributor: Kate Wyatt, Partner in Employment Law - Lindsays | Published: 20 September 2021

Labour shortage caused by post-Lockdown Boom – not “Brexodus”

“If you find the right person, move fast - much faster than you would have done two years ago. There are so many organisations looking to hire right now that, if you move slowly, you will miss out on the top talent"

Contributor: Brooke Vandenberg - Ranstad | Published: 19 September 2021

Guide to a safe and secure post-pandemic workplace

As rush hour traffic returns to pre-pandemic levels and bosses call time on working from home, photo ID card specialists Digital ID share a handful of expert tips to help formulate your plan, ease re-entry anxiety and safely manage employees and visitors on their return to the workplace.

Contributor: Jonathan Fell - Digital ID | Published: 14 September 2021