During these unprecedented times, the FCA expects firms to ensure that monitoring and supervision of staff is ‘business as usual’. Kirk Ford looks at what robust supervision procedures should involve.
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Balancing Data Protection with Covid-19 Workplace Safety
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.
Whistleblowing - Be Prepared
Does your firm have a suitable whistleblowing policy in place? Uncertain market and economic conditions may lead to an increase in incidents so it’s worthwhile that all firms review their approach to whistleblowing. This article looks at the key considerations.
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.
Get an Advantage, Get a Purpose
John Miller draws on his personal experience as a runner to explain why having a defined purpose is so important to succeeding in business.
FCA Announces its New Data Collection Platform - RegData
The FCA has announced its new data collection platform, RegData, which replaces Gabriel, and explains how firms will be moved across to the new platform.
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…