Reassuring employees and stakeholders

20 August 2020

We have put in place appropriate measures based upon the UK Government’s Covid-19 secure guidelines. How can we assure our employees and other stakeholders that we are taking all the measures necessary?

Safeguarding during the pandemic

17 August 2020

Members of staff are concerned about what to do if a student starts to feel ill during lessons. What should they do?

Supporting test and trace

28 July 2020

We are aware that in England the test and trace service is going to be important in the overall management of Covid-19. As an employer, what would we be expected to do as part of the test and trace regime?

First aid for suspected coronavirus

24 July 2020

A member of staff who is trained in first aid has asked whether or not they are expected to assist someone if they fall ill with symptoms of Covid-19. What is the position on this?

Ofsted inspections Autumn 2020

23 July 2020

We would be expecting an inspection sometime next academic year and staff are understandably worried about the possibility of an early inspection. Even some of our most vulnerable children have not attended school since March and we cannot be sure how much home schooling was successful. What is Ofsted planning?

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?

Supporting vulnerable children

2 July 2020

None of our children with special needs have been attending school but we are planning for some to return at least in September. What guidance is there about any special arrangements we might need to consider?

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?