Weekly round-up

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Here are some of the key industry news stories that we’ve brought you this week, in case you missed them…

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Here are this week’s key stories:

Your staff: self-isolation, sick pay and quarantine

As we approach winter, its likely that you will see more employees with coughs and colds and this naturally will prompt some questions on if they should come to work and when they should get a test.  We also have the ever changing quarantine rules. In this article, our partner Nicky Gleadow at The HR Point has covered some key questions on these issues…

The Accessible Instruments Challenge – update

Launched in June, the exciting Accessible Instruments Challenge has brought together a wide range of people with expertise in digital innovation and design technology, musical instrument making and lived experience of disability to focus on a series of practical and conceptual challenges that have the potential to materially improve access and inclusion in music making for disabled people…

Amazon’s brand register – what is it, and how can MIA partner Briffa help?

Amazon now operates an effective Brand Registry tool on each of its country-specific platforms which allows brand owners to exercise a great deal of control over who uses their trade marks. Here, the MIA’s trusted intellectual property partner, Briffa, explains how this works and how they can help you utilise the new tool…

COVID-19 in the Workplace: What to do as an Employer

If you suspect a Coronavirus case in your workplace, it is vital to follow the right processes and abide by guidelines to reduce risk and ensure safety. You can find out more about what you need to do if an employee has COVID in this article written in partnership with our trusted business helpline partner, Croner…