Reopening workplaces whilst keeping your workforce safe
As businesses around the world prepare to reopen workplaces, employers need to strike a balance between the desire to restart their businesses, and the very real and new risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Issues include how to practically implement social distancing in the workplace, when and how to use PPE and how to assess the risk to employees and customers.
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Our Environment, Health & Safety and Employment experts discuss the Government's response, provide insight on key employment law considerations, as well as health and safety duties and how they apply in a pandemic.
United Kingdom: As employers grapple with the immediate priority of their COVID-19 risk assessments and returning employees, many are thinking about the longer-term implications of the crisis on the future of work. In particular, many are considering how it will affect their health and safety duties. One issue which regularly comes up is working from home.
United Kingdom: On 11 May 2020 the UK government published its plan to bring England out of lockdown and get the country "back to work."
United Kingdom: With the publication of the government's roadmap for easing the lockdown in England on Monday 11 May, many employers are making urgent arrangements for employees to return to work.
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