Health and social care

Rehiring vaccine mandate losses: what should HR know?

Mandatory vaccination for health and social care workers will end early on 15 March Sajid Javid has announced. So what happens to those workers that have already left?

Failure to attract workers puts key sectors at risk

Key sectors, including food production, construction, and health and social care, are under threat of collapse as British workers reject essential jobs.

COVID vaccine mandate u-turn spares NHS from staffing collapse

A mandatory COVID vaccination policy for NHS workers in England has been scrapped at the last minute.

Social care tax disproportionately affects low-income workers

National Insurance contributions will rise by 1.25% to pay for England's social care system.

Social care during coronavirus: a mental wellbeing case study

The social care sector faced unique pressures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its workforce was stretched and challenged like no other.

Automation to complement human skills in NHS of the future

A report has suggested that automation could 'complement human skills and talents' and reduce time spent on repetitive tasks in the NHS