The ICO has issued guidance in relation to the collection of additional personal information as part of the process of providing a safe environment for staff during the Covid-19 pandemic. Amy Foster explains what this means for employers.
Home Schooling and Working from Home
Balancing home schooling while working from home is no easy task, but due to the coronavirus pandemic it has become a reality for many. Amy Foster looks at how this can be managed and what employers can do to help.
Worried about Returning to Work?
As the coronavirus lockdown is gradually lifted, many workplaces are beginning to re-open. Jessica Capper looks at some of the worries staff may be experiencing – and what employers can do to reassure them and ensure a safe return to the office.
Videoconferencing Etiquette – What’s acceptable?
Videoconferencing has become the norm during the coronavirus pandemic – and with it a new etiquette is emerging. What should we think about when presenting ourselves positively in a virtual meeting?
Managing Quarantine Periods and Annual Leave
As foreign travel begins to open up and employees begin taking holidays abroad again, how are employers expected to handle any quarantine periods that may be imposed upon their employees following their return to the UK? Amy Foster explains…
FCA Publishes Guidance on Assessing Adequate Financial Resources
The FCA has published finalised guidance on a framework to help financial services firms ensure they have adequate financial resources and to take effective steps to minimise harm.
Making the Most of Learning in Lockdown
How can we make the most of learning during the coronavirus lockdown? Jessica Capper looks at how CPD recording can successfully continue, even though our working lives might have changed dramatically.
Business Continuity Planning: Things to Think About
The coronavirus pandemic has tested nearly all businesses on their ability to deal with the unexpected. Failure to be prepared can prove devastating to a business, which is why business continuity planning is so important.