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2020/21 has firmly rooted health and safety in our day-to-day lives and our cultural consciousness.

The latest HSE statistics reveal some interesting points that highlight the state of health and safety in the UK, between 2020 and 2021 2020/21 has firmly rooted health and safety in our day-to-day lives and our cultural consciousness. However, the latest statistics from the HSE prove we still have a long way to go. Simon […]

Are you confused with the updated Public Health Covid Guidance ?

Read what the latest Public Health guidance means for your business The guidance appears therefore to be quite confusing. On the one hand COVID safety measures are no longer required for the majority of businesses, but on the other the guidance to self-isolate has been significantly widened. This leaves employers in a real bind as […]

Changes to COVID-19 testing in England from 1 April

Symptomatic testing Symptomatic testing in high-risk settings, where infection can spread rapidly among people who may be at higher risk of serious illness, remains important to ensure that COVID-19 is detected as quickly as possible. This is to help minimise the number and impact of outbreaks to protect those who are most vulnerable. Free tests […]

So, what can employers do to lower the risk the virus poses to their staff as we move into this next phase of the pandemic?

After Friday 1st April, people who have a positive Covid-19 test are being advised to “try to” stay at home and avoid contact with other people for five days, which is when they are most infectious. Those who are positive, or have symptoms, and need to leave home will be urged to wear masks, avoid […]

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NLW & NMW Rates 2022

The NLW and NMW rates from 1 April 2022 are: Rate from April 2022 Current rate (April 2021 to March 2022) Increase National Living Wage £9.50 £8.91 6.6% 21-22 Year Old Rate £9.18 £8.36 9.8% 18-20 Year Old Rate £6.83 £6.56 4.1% 16-17 Year Old Rate £4.81 £4.62 4.1% Apprentice Rate £4.81 £4.30 11.9% Accommodation […]

Right to Work (RTW) Checks – Advice & Guidance

The Home Office updated its Coronavirus (COVID-19): right to work check guidance on 22 February 2022 – extending the end date for the temporary adjusted right to work checks from 5 April 2022 to 30 September 2022 (inclusive). What are the adjusted measures? The adjusted measures that were originally published on 30 March 2020 and […]

Working Safely through Covid-19 – Updated Advice & Guidance

Businesses and other organisations Businesses and other organisations – Covid Update Employers and businesses have taken significant steps over the pandemic to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 within their settings. The Government has lifted the majority of legal requirements on businesses, and continues to provide ‘Working Safely’ guidance setting out the steps that employers can take to […]

MHFA (Mental Health First Aid)

I am so super proud today to announce that I am now a qualified MHFA (Mental Health First Aider), 1 of 100 that The Jordan Legacy CIC and Steve Phillip will achieve as part of their 2021 / 22 Campaign   A Huge Thank you to Tara Powell Our Fabulous Facilitator; and the Super Supportive […]

2022 Employment Law Changes

1. 2022 Employment Law Changes: Rate Changes The 2022 employment law changes will include the usual set of rate changes and these will take effect in April 2022. They include the following:- The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay, Shared Parental Pay, Adoption Pay, Maternity Allowance, and Statutory […]