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Return to workplaces: key considerations for employers - survey results

United Kingdom - August 3 2021 On 16 July we launched our Return to workplaces survey seeking views on what employers are planning for their workforce as more people return to the…

COVID-19: Government response to ‘pingdemic’ - Key issues for employers

United Kingdom - July 27 2021 Recent days have seen a flurry of COVID-19 related developments as the government seeks to react to the impact of millions of workers being ‘pinged’…

Health is everyone’s business: Government response to consultation is published

United Kingdom - July 26 2021 Just over 2 years ago, the government published a consultation paper seeking views on its proposals to reduce ill-health related job losses. The…

Government to introduce duty on employers to prevent workplace sexual harassment

United Kingdom - July 22 2021 In the UK, the #MeToo movement prompted various investigations, reports and initiatives addressing the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace…

Guidance published on working safely from 19 July as employers prepare for return to workplaces

United Kingdom - July 15 2021 Ahead of the move to Step 4 of the Roadmap on 19 July, the Government has published guidance for businesses on working safely during COVID-19 and…

Government confirms plans for Step 4 of its COVID-19 Roadmap

United Kingdom - July 6 2021 On 5 July 2021, with the intention of giving businesses and members of the public more time to prepare, the Prime Minister outlined his proposals for…

Delay to further easing of lockdown restrictions means ‘work from home’ guidance continues

United Kingdom - June 14 2021 Today the government has formally confirmed the information, leaked in part to the media over the weekend, that it is potentially postponing full…

Gender critical beliefs can be protected philosophical beliefs under the Equality Act

United Kingdom - June 10 2021 The EAT has today allowed the appeal in Maya Forstater v CGD Europe and others, holding that gender-critical beliefs, including the belief that sex…

New workers’ watchdog announced today

United Kingdom - June 8 2021 Today the government has announced the publication of its response to consultation on establishing a new single enforcement body for employment…

Update on legislative reforms impacting employers

United Kingdom - May 25 2021 Employers may remember that back in the pre-COVID world of July 2019, a series of consultation papers was published in quick succession in the final…