Health sector information
It has been confirmed that the requirement for staff working in care homes in England to have a full course of COVID-19 vaccinations, unless they have a medical exemption, comes into force on 11 November 2021. How do employers covered by new requirement encourage staff to be vaccinated, manage workers who refuse or have a medical exemption, and adapt their recruitment processes?
HR professionals in public authorities may think that the extension of IR35 reforms to the private sector in April 2021 will not affect them. However, public-sector bodies need to be aware of, and prepare for, some changes to the rules.
The Government has confirmed that it is going ahead with major changes to the duty on large employers to publish an annual modern slavery statement. What changes will employers have to make to the content of, and process for publishing, their statement and which additional employers will be covered?
Flexible working, education and health and wellbeing are at the forefront of the new NHS People Plan, which the Government hopes will make "real and lasting change" within England's health service.
Consultant editor Darren Newman considers whistleblowing in the NHS, focusing on the public interest test and the danger of working on the basis that an allegation is malicious.
Equality is high on the agenda of most NHS employers. As well as being subject to the gender pay gap reporting regime, NHS employers are required to comply with an equality standard in relation to race, and from April 2019 will be required to comply with a standard on disability. Nicky Green from law firm Capsticks explores what the standards mean for NHS employers.
We explore the potential impact of workers' exposure to traumatic events and other stressful environments on their families and look at some of the measures that employers can take to support those families.
This article looks at the public sector apprenticeship target, which applies to certain public bodies in England.
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