In this new world of remote working, one of many challenges has been how to conduct formal meetings with employees, such as disciplinary and grievance meetings, or redundancy consultations when the workforce is not on work premises.
Following Sunday night’s announcement by the Prime Minister, employers across the country continue to wrestle with complex considerations for managing their workforce over the months to come.
As we noted in our update yesterday, the usual rules for sick certification will not apply for those who are self-isolating due to possible Coronavirus exposure.
As always, HR is in the front line. Your teams are already dealing with the realities of plans for dealing with workplace closures and staff being absent for a variety of reasons.