As COVID-19 lockdown restrictions continue to be relaxed by the Government, more businesses are opening their doors to both employees and customers.
Some health professionals warn of a potential spike in infections and we are already seeing localised tightening of lockdown restrictions in certain parts of the UK. If there is a "second wave", what can we expect? How can businesses prepare, remain agile and mitigate their risks?
In our webinar, we talk through potential scenarios from an employment and health & safety perspective and provide guidance to help businesses navigate the various risks and issues.
Current government guidance
What can we expect if infection rates spike?
Health and Safety issues
Efficacy of Government Guidance and Economic Costs
Balancing the seriousness of COVID-19 risk against the cost of sacrifice
Viability and reasonable practicability
Route to compliance
Recording of key decisions
Employment issues including
Flexibility in contracts and policies
Looking after mental health
Preparing strategies to deal with vulnerable employees and staff with childcare issues