Requesting a furloughed employee to return

15 May 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?

Coronavirus — the Government’s furlough scheme

12 May 2020

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?

How to identify genuine PPE

4 May 2020

We are a small business and need to purchase some PPE for our essential workers. Does CE marking mean it is genuine?

First-aid cover during COVID-19 outbreak

1 May 2020

Does our nursery still need a member of staff with a paediatric first-aid certificate on site or have the rules been relaxed during the coronavirus outbreak?