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COVID-19: Self-isolation exemption for food supply chain staff will not be extended to other businesses, says minister
Emergency measures to exempt food supply chain workers from coronavirus self-isolation rules will not be extended to other businesses, the environment secretary has told Sky News.
COVID-19: UK economic rebound slows sharply as pingdemic takes toll
The UK's economic bounce-back has slowed sharply partly thanks to the impact of the "pingdemic" causing workers to isolate, according to a key business survey.
Home Secretary Priti Patel under pressure as police pay freeze branded 'insult' by chief constable
Pressure is mounting on Home Secretary Priti Patel to rethink a controversial police pay freeze after a chief constable branded it "wholly unacceptable" and an "insult".
COVID-19: List of 16 sectors where workers may be exempt from isolation revealed
The government has released a list of 16 sectors where fully vaccinated workers may be exempt from isolation if they are told to quarantine after coming into close contact with a positive COVID case.
COVID-19: 'Summer of closures' for hotels and restaurants left off 'pingdemic' exemption list
Hotels and restaurants face a summer of closures after their workers were not included in quarantine exemptions, the government has been told.