Give yourself the edge!

The Department for Education launched their Skills Toolkit in June which provided an online platform with easy access to free, high-quality courses to support key skills development. New courses have recently been added focusing on digital and workplace skills, to business and marketing. Focusing on the skills many employers need the most, the Skills Toolkit…

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Continuing to work safely during COVID-19

The UK is currently experiencing a public health emergency as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is critical that employers, employees and the self-employed take steps to keep everyone safe. It is important that you can work safely and support your workers and visitors health and well-being during the pandemic and not contribute to…

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Government launches brand new resource for job seekers

Jobcentre Plus has launched a new website to help people looking for work. Jobhelp is designed to help jobseekers across the UK springboard their search. Packed with tips and guidance, it highlights latest vacancies and helps job seekers recognise the value they can bring to new roles, particularly in industries that are keeping the country going….

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Renolit – working safely during the coronavirus pandemic

Plastics manufacturer, Renolit, is being hailed as example of best practice in the North East for its response to the coronavirus pandemic, and its plans to ensure employees are kept safe on their return to the workplace. Clear communication has been central to the firm’s success, with managing director, Dave Hall, ensuring employees, suppliers and…

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How to plan your organisation’s response to COVID-19

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has produced a guide to help businesses adapt and plan for the sweeping changes that will come into place as we slowly get back to work.

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Employees’ rights during the COVID-19 pandemic

As more people begin to return to the workplace, GMB union has put together a suite of guidance on employees’ rights, including information on safe working environments.

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Employer guidance on social distancing during COVID-19

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has produced guidance to help businesses adapt to this new way of working and answering some commonly asked questions about social distancing in the workplace.

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