Earlier this month Boris Johnson announced a new slogan and a three-step plan to ease the lockdown restrictions and get the UK back to work. The key message was that employees who could not work from home were being encouraged to return to the workplace.
Given the ongoing concerns over Coronavirus it will be important that every business carries out a health and safety risk assessment before employees return. The Government guidance will need to be taken into account and the necessary measures taken to ensure the workplace is ‘Covid-19 secure’ and employees feel confident enough to return to the workplace.
In this Q & A we address some of the most common issues facing both businesses and employees at this difficult time and suggest practical steps to help resolve the tricky challenges.