RIDDOR reporting of COVID-19 and Joint HSE, TUC & CBI Statement

RIDDOR reporting of COVID-19 and Joint HSE, TUC, CBI Statement The Health and Safety Executive have issued new guidance relating to the reporting of instances of work-related cases of COVID-19.

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How can I support my team while they work remotely?

How can I support my team while they work remotely? With many of us entering or third week of working apart from our colleagues and teams, we’re starting to adapt

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Furloughing Apprentices

Furloughing Apprentices The government has confirmed that the Job Retention Scheme will apply to apprentices and that they can continue to train whilst they are furloughed. The rules which apply

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Coronavirus: Adjusted Right to Work Checks

Coronavirus: Adjusted Right to Work Checks All UK employers have a legal obligation to comply with legislation which is intended to prevent illegal working. Employers are required to conduct document

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Job Retention Scheme Update and New Furlough Template Letters!

Job Retention Scheme Update and New Furlough Template Letters! Welcome to Week 3 of the National Lockdown! Team Howarths hopes that you all had restful weekends. On Friday night the

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Coronavirus: Health and Safety

Coronavirus: Health and Safety Homeworking and Well-being With many workers now operating remotely as a result of widespread Covid-19, it is important for employers to understand that they already had

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Job Retention Scheme – FAQs

Job Retention Scheme – FAQs Now that we are starting to learn more about the government’s Job Retention Scheme and how the new phenomenon of furlough leave will work, we

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Can your staff come to work?

Can your staff come to work? Last week (24th March) the Howarths team released a blog article regarding whether staff can attend work or not. This followed several pieces of advice

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Job Retention Scheme Update: How to Make a Claim

Job Retention Scheme Update: How to Make a Claim As the last working week came to a close, the government released more detail regarding the Job Retention Scheme and how

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Furlough: What We Don’t Know

Furlough: What We Don’t Know Whilst the Government has provided welcome further information in respect of the Job Retention Scheme and “Furlough Workers”, there still remains some gaps in knowledge

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