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TUC calls for furlough scheme to be extended for high-risk workers

Calls for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to be extended for those at high-risk who cannot work from home have been made by the TUC and a coalition of charities.

Employees and business leaders anxious about returning to work post-lockdown

An overwhelming majority of British workers (88%) said they are not comfortable using public transport for their commute, as the country shapes its exit from lockdown.

Post-pandemic pay cuts on the horizon, bosses warn

?Remote culture could drive future pay-cuts for UK employees as the government’s furlough scheme runs out in October.

Job Retention Scheme assists parts of country most in-need

?The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has helped lower income areas of the UK more than anywhere else, according to accountancy firm Moore.

Working carers taking paid leave to fulfil responsibilities

Employer’s support of working carers has been brought into question due to carers who also work time admitting they have considered giving up their job entirely to look after their relatives.

Government announces plans for a 30 day window to confess to furlough errors

?Under the announced draft ‘Corporation Tax/Income Tax – Taxation of Coronavirus Support Payments’ legislation currently being fast-tracked through parliament, employers could be given a 30-day...

Eco-conscious workers opting for less business travel

Nearly half of UK workers (48%) want to reduce their business travel due to environmental concerns.

Six in 10 families on Universal Credit forced into debt due to COVID-19

Nearly two thirds of families claiming Universal Credit or Child Tax Credit have had to borrow money due to increased financial pressures caused by the coronavirus pandemic

Why the far right 'protests' this weekend were far from our finest hour

The scenes of the weekend were ugly with ‘protestors’ gathering in central London to supposedly defend Churchill’s statue from the planned Black Lives Matter protests.

Day three of the CIPD Festival of Work

The CIPD’s Festival of Work has been a little different this year, swapping the Olympia in London for a virtual conference experience fit with exhibitors, speakers, and wellbeing facilities.

Economy needs to level up at “supersonic speed” to protect vulnerable

The UK's economy needs to level up at “supersonic speed” to protect the most vulnerable by keeping jobs intact, according to chief executive of Public Health England Duncan Selbie

Working parents under pressure as lockdown eases

Working parents will struggle to return to employment this month following the government announcement that schools are not likely to re-open until September.

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