Government guidance for employers and businesses on the novel coronavirus, how to help prevent spread of respiratory infections, what to do if someone suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 has been in business settings, what advice to give to individuals who have travelled to specific areas, actions to take if staff come into contact with someone who is self-isolating or is a possible or confirmed case of COVID-19.
Employer advice around coronavirus
Practical guidance for employers and businesses on safeguarding health and safety in the workplace, making contingency plans for staff, and the latest on travel restrictions during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Health and safety in the workplace
Answers from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to some frequently asked questions on how organisations and employers can maintain data protection compliance and information security during the COVID-19 outbreak, including specific advice for healthcare organisations.
Article published in Harvard Business Review which focuses on the potential impact of a sudden switch in work patterns and how to overcome the challenges of remote working.
Factsheet from CIPD which is focused on how businesses can respond to the threat posed by global health emergencies such as COVID-19 and support their workforce, including the development of flexible resourcing plans.
The government's action plan outlines what it has done so far in response to the current coronavirus outbreak and what it plans to do next, depending on how the outbreak develops. It highlights HMRC's existing Time To Pay arrangements for businesses facing short-term cash flow issues (for example, as the result of subdued demand).
Basic advice for UK employers and workers in the event of a wider UK outbreak. It provides guidance on sick pay and recommends what employers should do if employees do not want to go to work, if someone becomes unwell at work, if someone with coronavirus comes to work, and if employers needs to close the workplace.
Frequently updated, comprehensive page listing travel restrictions by country or territory for passengers and airline crew. There may be restrictions on entry, changes to visa exemptions, and requirements for testing or quarantine.
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