Tags: employment rights

Should I be considering data protection if I want to test my staff for Covid-19 when they return to work?

June 9, 2020

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak has bought many changes to how our workplaces will operate now and in the future, in order to comply with government guidance and to keep people safe. Some employers will be looking at testing their employees for Covid-19 when they return to work, but many will not have considered data protection laws.

Employment Alert – What does Boris Johnson’s announcement on 10 May mean for employers?

May 11, 2020

Last night, the Government’s message for businesses: “Those who can’t work from home – for instance construction or manufacturing – should be actively encouraged to go to work.”

The Good Work Plan

February 7, 2018

In the wee small hours of this morning I was pottering up the A303 to Basingstoke (sunrise over the Festival Centre is well worth seeing) and heard the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy extolling his departments “Good Work Plan”. It sounded impressive but I found myself wondering about its substance so I looked it up. It turns out the plan is in fact a 5 page press…