8th February 2021

What are farmers’ obligations towards their staff during Covid-19?

With more than 100,000 people in the UK having died from or with Covid-19, and new cases being reported every day, farmers need to continue adhering to government guidelines and implementing measures aimed at keeping everyone safe at work.

With more than 100,000 people in the UK having died from or with Covid-19, and new cases being reported every day, farmers need to continue adhering to government guidelines and implementing measures aimed at keeping everyone safe at work.

The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on businesses from almost every sector, with farmers, growers, agribusinesses and other rural enterprises among the many affected. 

Writing for Farmers Weekly, senior associate Natalie Ward and solicitor Laura Knight from Thrings’ Employment and Immigration team, answer farmers’ questions about their workplace obligations during the pandemic.

For further information about anything covered in Farmers Weekly’s article, or to discuss any aspect of employers’ responsibilities during the pandemic, please contact Natalie Ward or another member of Thrings’ Employment and Immigration team.


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