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‘Pingdemic’ has many workers concerned about having to self-isolate

Latest research has found that as many as 69.8% of isolation cases were notified by the NHS Covid app.

Many UK professionals feel anxious about returning to the office

CV-Library: ‘After such a turbulent year, it’s understandable that businesses are keen to get staff back through the doors. However, it’s important the employers remain open to the idea of more flexible working patterns’.

Staff shortages hit almost six in ten businesses due to ‘pingdemic’

CIPD: ‘Poll data shows that nearly six in ten (57%) HR professionals said their organisation faced staff shortages in the last month because of employees self-isolating after being contacted by NHS Test and Trace’.

Reminder that second payment on account is due 31st July

LITRG: ‘If you cannot pay the amount due, contact HMRC as soon as possible to discuss the possibility of paying the amount due in instalments. HMRC have indicated they will continue to treat all such requests sympathetically in view of the current economic situation’.

£700k government investment to support UK tech firms

Minister for Digital Infrastructure: ‘Our new UK Cyber Cluster Collaboration will help tackle the barriers to growth, boost people’s digital skills and give firms a new route to develop their business acumen’.

PM encourages gradual return to the workplace

CIPD: ‘It is absolutely right that the government is suggesting a gradual return to the workplace for those who have been working from home’.

Government urged to provide clarity for SMEs as restrictions are removed

FSB: ‘While we all want this moment to be irreversible, there is a potential for a challenging winter and so this summer needs to be a season of strong, safe trading.’

Contractor demand on the rise

APSCo: ‘The recovery trend is clearly continuing – and it is apparent that the recruitment sector has a major part to play in that recovery’.