Safety

HR needs to prepare for winter COVID plan

Following the government’s unveiling of its 2021 autumn and winter plan, employers in England are being urged to prepare for a return to restrictions as a worst-case scenario.

Morrisons to cut sick pay for unvaccinated, isolating employees

Supermarket chain Morrisons has come under fire after outlining a policy that will mean unvaccinated employees are not entitled to sick pay if they have to self-isolate.

UK workers unsure how to help colleagues experiencing abuse

Less than half (40%) of British workers said they would not know how to help a colleague experiencing domestic abuse, indicating the need for visible support across UK workplaces.

Liberata HRD: Employers must commit to ending violence at work

Liberata is the first private sector employer to sign Unison's End Violence at Work Charter

Employers urged to tackle the stigma of domestic abuse

Business in the Community (BITC) has renewed calls for employers to do more on domestic abuse, following a double homicide where signs were missed

Majority of retail staff have suffered workplace abuse

Two-thirds of UK retail workers have been exposed to violence or aggression in the workplace, according to research from the Suzy Lamplugh Trust