HR Update: Lockdown, Furlough and Business Grants – 5th Nov 2020

[Information edited from various sources including CIPD & Gov.uk E&EO. Please seek professional advice. Information is correct at the time of writing, and subject to change.]

With a National Lockdown starting 5th November, there are some things to consider and to get in place. Statements from the Government site are in Italic.

Going to work

To help contain the virus, everyone who can work effectively from home must do so.

This means a change to the contract for those not already working from home. It will also need a Risk Assessment to be undertaken. If one had been done previously, ensure it is re-checked for any changes needed.

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