News: COVID-19: Reopening the workplace

Posted on 14th May 2020

Many workplaces have been closed for several weeks, while others have been operating on a much-reduced scale as the country endures an unprecedented ‘lockdown’ following the outbreak of the COVID-19.

However following the UK Government’s announcements on 10th and 11th May, some businesses are starting to plan for safe reopening and welcoming staff back to work.

Official guidance has at times been vague, with many employers apprehensive and uncertain about the specific, practical measures necessary to protect their staff while enabling productivity to resume.

This short document from our friends at Sutton Winson provides some general guidance to help employers identify some of the practical steps that may need to be taken, in order to reopen the workplace safely


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