Information hub from The Pensions Regulator providing guidance for pension trustees and employers covering auto-enrolment, workplace pension contributions, and scheme funding.
Managing your workforce
Practical guidance for employers and businesses on safeguarding health and safety in the workplace and changes to holidays, pay and pensions during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Holiday, pay and pensions
Guidance from Acas for employers on using paid holiday (‘statutory annual leave’) during the coronavirus pandemic, including requiring staff to take or cancel holiday and advice on carrying over holiday.
Workers who have not taken all of their statutory annual leave entitlement due to COVID-19 will now be able to carry it over into the next 2 leave years.
Health and safety in the workplace
A series of guides from the Government intended to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic. The guides cover a range of different types of work, ranging from construction sites to offices.
UK government guidance to help business owners carry out a risk assessment and make sensible adjustments to ensure the safety of staff, customers and visitors. The tool uses a simple questionnaire to determine which guidelines are relevant to your size and type of business, and produces a checklist with links to more detailed information where necessary.
Guidance from Acas to help staff and employers manage their mental health at work during the coronavirus pandemic. It includes advice on working at home, support that should be offered by managers and employers, and information on an employer's duty of care.
Information hub from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) sharing guidance on making workplaces COVID-secure, COVID-19 risk assessments, protecting home workers, vulnerable workers, and practical advice for specific industry sectors.
Guidance from Acas for employers and employees when working from home because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, highlighting both employer and employee responsibilities. It covers health and safety; equipment and technology; checking how systems are working; setting clear expectations; keeping in touch; pay and terms and conditions of employment; working from home and childcare; expenses; insurance, mortgage or rent agreements.
Guidance from the Department for Education and Education and Skills Funding Agency for apprentices, employers, training providers and assessment organisations in response to the impact of COVID-19. It covers apprenticeship training and assessment, delivering apprenticeships flexibly to those working at home, furloughed employees continuing apprenticeship training, breaks in learning, end-point assessment (EPA), and funding audits and evidence.
The Skills Toolkit is a UK Government initiative focused on the digital skills employers need, offering people easy access to free, high quality online courses. The toolkit can also help employers support and develop furloughed employees.
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