COVID-19: Self Isolation and the Workplace

The government has issued new regulations (Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020) containing obligations for workers who are required to self-isolate. These impose a duty on an employer not to permit employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 or live with a person that has tested positive to attend any workplace other than […]

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Employment: Government reveals new “fit notes”

The Government has begun a 12 week consultation on new “fit notes” which it proposes will replace GP’s “sick notes” in spring 2010.  This is in response to recommendations made in Dame Carol Black’s review of the health of Britain’s working age population in March 2008.  The consultation invites views on amending regulations to implement […]

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