Workers of England Union

Flexible Furloughing

New detailed guidance has been released around how flexible furloughing will work On 29 May the UK Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, outlined further details on the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). He confirmed…


Checking holiday entitlement

When an employee or worker takes holiday, they should get the same pay when they’re on holiday as when they’re at work – whatever their working pattern. Some employers might offer better holiday pay schemes….




Update – UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Check if your employer can use the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Find out if you’re eligible, and how much your employer can claim if they put you on temporary leave (‘furlough’) because of coronavirus (COVID-19).Published…


RIDDOR reporting of COVID-19

The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 You must only make a report under RIDDOR (The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013) when:  an unintended incident at work has…


Coronavirus – COVID 19

The situation concerning COVID 19 is very fluid and is changing by the hour. We are monitoring Public Health England for the latest information. If there are specific issues with your employer then please get…






The 10 employment myths of Christmas

It’s the time of year for festive cheer, but unfortunately Christmas can also prove to be a real HR headache. This article dispels some of the employment myths that circulate at this time of year….



Lanyard

Lanyard Safety for Drivers

Police are warning drivers about the dangers of wearing lanyards around their necks when driving. This follows vehicle accidents when the force of airbag deployment has pushed the lanyard and ID badge/pass into the driver’s…