Staffing decisions when reopening workplaces - flowchart
06 November 2020
We have updated our flowchart to help employers decide which employees should attend their workplace during the Covid-19 pandemic following the government's announcement of the new lockdown in England and the extension of the furlough scheme.
© Lewis Silkin November 2020. The above flowchart provides general guidance only and should not be taken as legal advice. Always take legal advice on your particular circumstances.
Furloughing employees - FAQs for employers on the coronavirus job retention scheme13 November 2020
The planned closure of the furlough scheme has been postponed and it will now continue until the end of March for all parts of the UK. These FAQs cover what we currently know about the extended scheme.
Covid 19 - Coronavirus
Our advice on responding to the coronavirus outbreak.
Employer & employee relations
Our advice on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and our guidance on how employers should respond in the UK and internationally.
Health & Safety and reintegration
At the start of the coronavirus crisis, many organisations furloughed staff or required them to work from home. Office workers who can work effectively from home should continue to do so over the winter. Otherwise, subject to additional local restrictions and legal requirements that certain businesses and venues must remain closed, those who cannot work from home are returning to work. Businesses are thinking carefully about how to safely manage the process of a large scale return to the workplace.