Author: Sophie Lewis
Totaljobs: ‘Having a situation where any employee feels that they have to hide who they are in the workplace, or even decide to leave a role as a consequence of not feeling accepted, is simply wrong’.
Liz Barclay, an experienced business advocate and former journalist, will be the first female Small Business Commissioner.
IPSE: ‘The pandemic has done disproportionate financial damage to the self-employed sector: after this, it simply cannot take the added hit of the changes to IR35’.
CIPD: ‘The pandemic has, unfortunately, hit many people’s finances hard, with many losing their jobs and others seeing their income fall’.
APSCo: ‘The road map provides clarity for some, but there are still a number of gaps that need to be addressed swiftly’.
APSCo: ‘In order to provide security for firms and prevent employees, workers and the self-employed from facing a ‘cliff edge’, it’s crucial that support isn’t prematurely or suddenly withdrawn and is, instead, wound-down in a structured way’.
CIPD: ‘The widescale vaccine rollout really is uncharted territory for employers. Many are confused as to what their role in it is, to protect their workforce, business and customers’.
Edenred: ‘The coming weeks are a critical period for employers who want to ensure their people and their organisations are in the best place to thrive as we emerge from lockdown’.