Author: Sophie Lewis
The government is to host a range of webinars on topics such as visas, work permits, and tariffs in order to help businesses get ready for the country’s new start.
APSCo: ‘Despite millions of people finding themselves out of work looking for new employment opportunities or on furlough, businesses were unable to use their levy pot to fund training’.
With the drastic changes in employees´ work and personal lives, as well as increased uncertainty about the future, Covid has had a massive impact on employee wellbeing, especially on mental health.
The CIPD believes HMRC’s approach to identifying and tackling misuse of the furlough scheme is ‘measured and reasonable’.
A survey of more than 1,500 executives has been carried out to understand how businesses are responding to this ongoing period of unprecedented economic change.
FSB: ‘As schools and colleges in England open their doors to pupils, many for first time in half a year, it’s critical now more than ever that every pupil is afforded the best possible opportunity to succeed and give them the tools to thrive in their adult and working lives’.
CIPD: ‘The government’s drive for individuals to return to their workplace should not leave them feeling pressured or duty-bound to do so’.
Data from OpenTable showed that restaurants have been on average 27% fuller than they were during the same period (Monday to Wednesday) in August 2019.