Coronavirus — the Government’s furlough scheme

5 March 2021

I may have to lay off a significant number of my staff as a result of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus. I understand that I can obtain financial help from the Government. Can you summarise the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention (“Furlough”) Scheme for me?

Mandatory Covid vaccination

27 January 2021

Can we insist, under health and safety legislation, that all employees have the Covid-19 vaccination currently being rolled out across the UK to reduce the risk of transmission in the workplace?

Covid-19 vaccine

22 January 2021

What is the latest on the priority groups strategy and roll-out plan for Covid-19 vaccination in the UK?

Anxiety v stress

5 January 2021

How do I tell whether an employee is suffering from anxiety rather than stress, and when does it become a mental health issue?