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Video: Living with Covid Q&A

The Government has recently published its plan for living with Covid.

As we see many of the restrictions being removed, employers have been left with a number of queries in terms of what this means for their workforce.

In a short video, Claire Turner and Gillian Chinhengo from our employment team answer the most frequently asked questions. Watch it below.

1.00 – Overview of the changes

2.24 – How long is the guidance going to be in place?

2.50 – If someone tests positive for Covid can they go to work?

4.05 – Are you going to get employees who don’t tell their employer that they are positive?

4.46 – Is the position on sick pay going to change?

6.00 – Will workers only get SSP if they are too ill to work?

7.10 – What should an employer do if someone turns up to work with no symptoms but a positive test result?

9.50 – What about testing? Can I continue to ask my employees to take a daily test before they come to work?

11.15 – What about vulnerable employees?

13.58 – What about those who aren’t vulnerable themselves but may live with someone who is?

15.10 – What top tips would you give to employers in light of the recent changes?

Please note that this briefing is designed to be informative, not advisory and represents our understanding of English law and practice as at the date indicated. We would always recommend that you should seek specific guidance on any particular legal issue.

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Claire Turner

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Gillian Chinhengo

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