Procedures for working in domestic premises

17 July 2020

Our organisation has employees who, as part of their work function, must enter the domestic properties of our clients. What procedures should we be following in relation to Covid-19 secure guidelines?

Coronavirus risk from goods delivered

9 July 2020

Our business has goods delivered to us on a regular basis. Employees are concerned that the Covid-19 virus could be present on the items being delivered. Is this possible and what should we be doing as part of Covid-19 secure operations?

Outdoor workspaces

22 June 2020

As part of the preparations for making our office Covid-safe, we are thinking about using a pleasant green space in front of the building as an outdoor working and meeting place. Is it worth investing in outdoor workspaces as a more permanent feature of the working environment?

Signs and markings for social distancing

19 June 2020

Having surveyed our premises, we have concluded that we can put in place social distancing measures. We wish to display appropriate signage and markings to help enforce these measures. Are there any particular signs or markings we must use?

Requesting a furloughed employee to return

12 June 2020

As I can now reopen my workplace, I am planning to take some of my staff off furlough. How much notice do I need to give an employee to bring them back from furlough?

Unable to guarantee social distancing at work

11 June 2020

We have inspected our building and reviewed our work activities but we cannot guarantee employees will be at least 1m apart at all times, as set out in social distancing requirements. Can we still open the workplace?