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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