Getting back to work: safely, legally, productively

54 minute read
18 May 2020

Slowly, cautiously - and perhaps a little vaguely - the Prime Minister has told the country it can open for business. Footage the day following this announcement showed a rush-hour tube train packed with commuters. It seems we have started to get back to work. How then can businesses reopen?

Can employers tell their staff they have to return? What measures will employers have to take to continue to fight against COVID-19? Faced with difficult decisions, what happens if they get them wrong?

Watch our on-demand ThinkHouse webinar with Andrew Lichfield from our regulatory team and Jonathan Chamberlain from our employment team to help you make sense of some 50 pages of government guidance and various ministerial announcements, all overlaid onto existing legal frameworks.

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