Government confirms quarantine plans for new arrivals

3 June 2020

All people coming into the UK, bar a short list of exemptions, will be required to complete an online locator form to supply contact details, travel details and the address of where they will self-isolate for 14 days with effect from 8 June 2020.

Updated guidance on shielding patients

2 June 2020

New Government guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from Covid-19 has been issued, advising that they can now leave their home if they wish, as long as they are able to maintain strict social distancing.

eBay portal for ordering PPE

1 June 2020

The Government has announced that from the start of June all GP practices, small residential care homes and small domiciliary care providers will be able to register on an eBay personal protective equipment (PPE) portal.

COVID-19 pay agreement for NHS staff in England

1 June 2020

Following an agreement reached between health unions and NHS employers, health workers across England should now be paid properly for every hour they are at work during the pandemic.

Employers asked to pay more under furlough scheme changes

29 May 2020

While the Government is currently paying 80% of workers' salaries up to £2500 a month for some 8.4 million workers under its furlough scheme, it has made clear that it cannot continue to provide this unprecedented level of support for an indefinite period.