The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is responsible for regulating and enforcing safety in the workplace. Following the tragic death of Donna Coleman, a teacher who worked at Burnley College, the University and College Union (UCU) raised Covid-19 health and safety concerns with the college and the HSE.
On 10 May 2022, Prince Charles confirmed, as set out in the Queen’s Speech, that there would be a new data protection regime in the UK, with some measures extending and applying to England and Wales only.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that, for many people, the boundary between work and home life has become blurred. A vast amount of people were suddenly required to work from home which meant for many, homes became offices and this has resulted in many struggling to disconnect from work outside of their working hours.
The long-anticipated Building Safety Act (BSA) has completed its passage through Parliament and received Royal Assent. The BSA, which is the culmination of reforms following the Grenfell fire tragedy, has both been described as ‘the biggest changes to building safety legislation’ and having ‘changed beyond all recognition’ from the Building Safety Bill first introduced.
As the challenges of the 21st century become even tougher , the pressure placed on employers continues to mount. It is no wonder that in this environment, senior organisational leaders are prioritising talent acquisition, talent engagement and talent retention.
Clarkslegal adapts for the road ahead as it unveils a brand refresh covering a new logo, values and website.
As of April 2022, the Global Business Mobility (GBM) routes have now replaced the Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) routes.
Deborah Scales, Associate in the employment team at Clarkslegal publishes in The Global Recruiter on the health and safety compliance in today's world of hybrid work.