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The four-day workforce of the future?

United Kingdom - October 1 2021 Here's an offer not many employees would refuse: reduce your 35-hour week to 28 hours, with no drop in pay. That's the idea of the 'four-day week'…

Fiona Herrell

Returning to the office - 10 issues for employers to think about

United Kingdom - October 1 2021 The continued relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions across the UK means that employees are in the course of returning to the office in some shape or…

Nicola Boardley

On-call and sleep-in workers and the national minimum wage

United Kingdom - March 31 2021 When calculating the national minimum wage (NMW) for on-call and sleep-in workers, do you count all hours in their shift, or just the time they are…

Furlough extended to March 2021; but Job Retention Bonus axed

United Kingdom - November 6 2020 Furlough - the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - has been extended until 31 March 2021. The Job Retention Bonus will not now be paid in February…

Shielding workers: can they attend work during the 'second wave'?

United Kingdom - November 6 2020 New UK government guidance for 'clinically extremely vulnerable' workers in England states that these workers are "strongly advised to work from…