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Criminal records and 'spent' convictions

The time it takes for certain convictions to become ‘spent’ will be reduced so that they are no longer automatically disclosed on employment checks.

August 2020 inflation data

The UK’s main inflation measure in August 2020 was 0.2%.

Working safely - update

A legal duty to collect test and trace data, removal of the ‘five steps to working safely’ guidance, and new advice on running testing programmes are among the updates to government guidance for business affected by COVID-19.

SSP and coronavirus

In response to COVID-19, certain changes have been made to the Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) rules.

Sickness absence rates nudge up

A median 2.7% of working time was lost to sickness in 2019, equating to 6.4 days per employee.

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