International Women’s Day was celebrated on 8th March, and the theme for this year was gender equality. In this article, Laura Findlay explains the gender pay gap and what the reporting requirements are.
An Employer’s Duty of Care
Employers have a duty of care to their employees, meaning that they must do all that they reasonably can to support the health, safety and wellbeing of their employees. Laura Findlay explains how overlooking health and wellbeing could potentially lead to a discrimination claim.
Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday – Considerations for Employers
The government has confirmed a four-day bank holiday in June 2022 to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. What do employers need to consider?
Adjusted Right to Work Checks to End
Covid-adjusted Right to Work guidance is due to end on 30 September 2022.
Employers feel more responsibility for employee health, but action doesn’t align
Laura Findlay explores how managers need to lead from the top when it comes to supporting employee health and wellbeing.
Recruit and Retain
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a far-reaching impact on the labour market – many employees have been looking to change roles as a result. How can businesses recruit and retain talent?
Making a Success of Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships can be a great way to attract talent to your business. However, as Katherine Watkins explains they are not a shortcut or an easy way to offset the costs of taking on additional staff. This article looks at the true value of setting up an apprenticeship scheme.
Developing a Mental Health Strategy
Stress, anxiety and depression are responsible for almost half of the working days lost in the UK. In this article, Laura Findlay looks at how to develop a robust mental health strategy.