Help and advice for your employees
You can find information and support about going to work, statutory sick pay and furloughed workers on the government website [external link]. The Government have also issued guidance to help employees return to work safely [external link].
Coronavirus - if you’re worried about working
If you’re worried about work because of coronavirus, there are:
- laws your employer should be following to make sure you’re safe
- things to think about if you’re deciding whether to work
- ways you might be able to keep getting paid if you decide not to work
Citizens Advice website has a range of useful advice and information to assist you
Advice on homeworking for employers
Do you have people working from home temporarily as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak? As an employer, you have the same health and safety responsibilities for home workers as for any other workers.
The HSE's website [external link] has advice on how you can minimise the risk to their health, which includes information on the following topics:
- lone working
- working with display screen equipment (DSE)
- stress and mental health