Staffing decisions when reopening workplaces - flowchart
06 January 2021
We have updated our flowchart to help employers decide which employees should attend their workplace during the Covid-19 pandemic following the introduction of a new national lockdown throughout England
© Lewis Silkin January 2021. 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 scheme03 March 2021
The furlough scheme has once more been extended and will now end on 30 September 2021, with employer contributions gradually increasing from July onwards. These FAQs cover all aspects of how the scheme operates.
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 in line with the government’s roadmap for lifting lockdown. Otherwise, subject to 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 as the government looks to ease lockdown.