The UK Government releases further guidance to support Britain to get back to work



  1. Our plan to rebuild: The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy

This 60 page document is the Government’s roadmap for how and when the UK will adjust its response to the COVID-19 crisis. The document sets out guidelines for the changes to apply from Wednesday 13th May – including advice on returning to work.

“…Workers in those sectors most affected, including hospitality and retail, are more likely to be low paid, younger and female. Younger households are also likely to be disproportionately hit in the longer term, as evidence suggests that, following recessions, lost future earnings potential is greater for young people….”

Read more HERE.


  1. New guidance launched to help get Brits safely back to work

This page offers an overview of Government published guidance for employers to help them get their businesses back up and running and workplaces operating safely.

It highlights 5 key points: 

1. Work from home, if you can

2. Carry out a COVID-19 risk assessment, in consultation with workers or trade unions

3. Maintain 2 metres social distancing, wherever possible

4. Where people cannot be 2 metres apart, manage transmission risk

5. Reinforcing cleaning processes

Read more HERE


  1. Guidance to help employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.

There are 8 workplace guidance documents now available under Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance.

Read more HERE