10 Top Tips to reduce your risk of claims from employees returning to the workplace

Tips from our Employment Today webinar


  1. Comply with the Government’s safety guidelines 
  2. Conduct a workplace risk assessment
  3. Communicate with employees
  4. Train employees
  5. Disciplinary action against employees breaking safety guidelines / rules
  6. Provide equipment (e.g. face masks, PPE and hand gel)
  7. Consider issues with public transport (such as adjusting hours to avoid peak times)
  8. Consider enhanced company sick pay for employees who are asked to self-isolate. (It is an offence for an employer to knowingly allow staff to come to work when required to self-isolate, although you can require them to work from home)
  9. Deal with concerns on a case by case basis
  10. Prepare for flexible working requests