As summer draws to a close, employers are looking forward to a smooth return of staff to the workplace for at least part of the working week. In readiness for this, the Government has updated its NHS Test and Trace in the Workplace guidance to exempt certain groups from the requirement to self-isolate in certain circumstances. Our briefing explains the changes and what they mean for employers.
As the Government’s work from home guidance is lifted, Acas has published new guidance for employers on how to implement permanent hybrid working practices. In this briefing, we explain the key points for employers to note.
The Government has announced that England will move to step 4 of the roadmap out of lockdown on 19 July 2021 – aka Freedom Day. Step 4 represents the last stage in the roadmap and will see most COVID-related legal restrictions replaced by guidance. In this briefing, we consider what Freedom Day means for office-based employers.
As we get closer to an end to lockdown restrictions many employers are now beginning to consider what a return to working life will look like. In this briefing, we examine some of the most frequently asked questions about the return to work and hybrid working.
Feel pushed to go back to the office? How will a daily commute impact on the job being done, professional and business development? Emily Plosker, BDBF Senior Associate, was recently quoted on this topic by Financial News. What are your views?