Working Hours: Confirm In Writing!

Covid-19 was always going to provide an opportunity for unscrupulous employers and managers to squeeze through changes which would never normally be accepted in ‘normal’ circumstances, under the guise of a response to coronavirus. In a recent note on changes to branch...

Covid-19 – Further Government Announcement

The Government has finally published detailed guidance of what it expects from employers in various work settings and 5 key points it expects employers to implement as soon as practical:”1. Work from home, if you canAll reasonable steps should be taken by...

Covid-19 – Further Government Announcement

The government has now published the more detailed brief referred to in the Prime Minister’s speech yesterday; the full document can be read here.   What is most noticeable about the government’s brief is that it contains very little detail on the key issues, nor the...

Government Covid-19 Announcement Sunday 10th May

This evening the Prime Minister announced what he described as the Government’s plans for handling the “next phase” of the Covid-19 pandemic and a set of options for England. Key employment points of his announcement were: people who can work from home should but...

Covid-19 Survey

On Tuesday 14th we are going to carry out what I expect to be our last Covid-19 survey in Lloyds branches. The surveys so far, in which members have participated fully, have given us a chance to identify the key issues and problem areas and given members a voice that...

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