With more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), being reported in the UK each day, employers will be wondering how to handle the issue especially as they may need to react fast if a situation develops in the workplace or if there are concerns about the health of a particular employee.
Gillian Reid employment law expert at Ware & Kay in York & Wetherby, advises employers to get prepared with some sensible precautionary measures and highlights where to keep up to date on the latest guidance.
The best way for employers to keep abreast of the current advice is by visiting the following websites regularly:
Government guidance for employers and businesses
This website, with information from Public Health England and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, provides guidance on:
the novel coronavirus, COVID-19;
how to help…