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On 1 April 2022 the government's Covid-19 guidance was updated. But what does this mean for employers? Our expert HR advice team have analysed the new guidance and share their thoughts. 
6 months ago
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Policy Blog 26
A growing number of businesses in the UK are going bust. Two years of lost income, uncertainty, stress, ballooning debt and now rising costs, may be taking their toll.  
7 months ago
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Policy Blog 25
When Michael Gove stood at the dispatch box and said government’s flagship Levelling Up White Paper was a strategy “to shift wealth and power decisively towards working people” I had to stop and…
8 months ago
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Read this update from Emma Bagshaw, Consultant Senior Solicitor at Seabury Legal Ltd, about further changes to the process for employers to ensure that employees have the right to work in the UK.
11 months ago
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Co-op Policy Blog #23: A breakthrough in Scotland
Scottish government is now committed to supporting co-ops in its policy programme. This provides a massive opportunity to unlock the huge potential for co-ops in Scotland and follows a successful…
1 year ago
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Gary Morrison, Senior Lawyer at Co-operatives UK, outlines some key learnings for the HR sector with this case law update.
1 year ago
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The official ‘work from home if you can’ order ended on 19 July, albeit that government guidance states that it ‘expects and recommends a gradual return over the summer’.
1 year ago
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As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, there has been an increasing awareness of long covid, the phenomenon where some individuals who contract Covid-19 go on to experience debilitating symptoms for…
1 year ago
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Policy blog: Hitting the ground running
Across the UK politicians from a range of parties have just been elected with commitments to support co-ops and a more democratic economy. We are already reaching out to offer our help, so politicians…
1 year ago
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Community ownership has been one of the biggest democratising forces in our economy, from farming to football. The UK government’s new Community Ownership Fund could help spread the benefits further,…
1 year ago