As coronavirus spreads through the air, the virus can build up in poorly ventilated areas, increasing the risk of infection. It is a legal requirement for employers to ensure an adequate supply of fresh air (ventilation) in enclosed areas of the workplace.
The UK vaccination programme is the biggest inoculation campaign the country has ever undertaken. With over 43 million individuals now having had their first jab there are still demographics in the UK that have lower uptake as well as those who are reluctant to get vaccinated.
Being COVID-secure means being adaptable to the current guidance and having measures in place to manage the risk of coronavirus. Key points for businesses to consider:
The second stage of the government scheme to support the incomes of self-employed people through the Coronavirus crisis has recently opened.
The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted many businesses across the country and many employers are now looking to the future of employees returning to work.
Are you ready for a second wave? You should start planning today so that your business is properly prepared if this happens.
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