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Employers must keep workers safe or get shut down, says TUC

The TUC has called on government to take further steps to protect workers who are still going into work. Unions are concerned that many workers who can’t work from home are being exposed to unnecessary COVID-19 risk because their employers are not putting adequate safety measures in place. Read More

Coronavirus: A joint statement from HSE, the TUC and the CBI

A statement has been issued by the Health and Safety Executive, the TUC and the CBI, intended to clarify questions and concerns that many workers, union reps and employers have about safe working – especially for those continuing to work away from home. Read More

How to recognise work addiction

A Global Head of HR at Instant Offices explores how workers can recognise the difference between committed working habits and work addiction. Read More

Unions warn Brits worked 2 billion unpaid overtime hours last year

Trade unions have called on the Government to properly enforce rest breaks and hourly work limits after new figures revealed Brits put in more than £32 billion worth of unpaid overtime last year. Read More

Shining a light on sexual harassment at work

What constitutes sexual harassment at work? Read More

Carillion: Unite calls for criminal investigation into collapse

The trade union Unite has called for an immediate criminal investigation into the key individuals involved in the collapse of failed construction giant Carillion. Read More

Sick days among British workers at record low

The average number of sickness absence days taken by UK workers has fallen to the lowest rate on record, according to official figures. Read More

Heatwave: ‘Keep out of the sun’, says Met office

A heat health watch has been issued by the Met Office and people are being advised to ‘stay out of the sun’ for the remainder of this week as temperatures soar. Read More

TUC issues safety warning for outdoor workers during heatwave

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called for bosses to make sure outdoor workers are protected from the sun as temperatures are set to soar. Read More

How to manage the World Cup in your workplace

The Trades Union Congress has urged employers to talk to their staff in advance about arrangements for key games, and where possible either allow them to watch the game. Read More



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