COVID-19 Tips for employers: Cleaning, testing and PPE

Good hygiene and the correct use of face coverings can help slow the spread of COVID-19.  This advice is based on the latest ‘Working safely’ guidance from the government. If you’d like to see a more detailed version for different industries, please click here.  Cleaning Good hygiene is essential to preventing COVID-19 transmission. This applies both […]

COVID-19 Tips for employers: Social distancing for staff

Making sure people stay two metres apart is key to preventing a COVID-19 outbreak at the workplace. In the second part of COVID-19 Tips for Employers we explain how you can help your staff maintain social distancing at all times during the working day. This advice is based on the latest ‘Working safely’ guidance from […]

COVID-19 Tips for employers: Making the workplace coronavirus-proof

Making the workplace a COVID-19 safe environment for staff, contractors, visitors and volunteers is not an easy feat. In the first part of our new blog series COVID-19 Tips for Employers, we break down the first steps towards a coronavirus-proof business.  This advice is based on the latest ‘Working safely’ guidance from the government. If […]

Covid-19 Will Be Here For A Long Time

Evidence given recently to the House of Commons Health committee by the Director of the Wellcome Trust and others says that we will be living with Covid-19 for a very long time and for sure, most of the experts agree the virus will not be gone by Christmas. The government needs to open the economy and […]

What is COVID-19?

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by a novel RNA virus which has been named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). You may also see reference to nCov, Wuhan Virus, coronavirus (there are several other types), novel beta coronavirus and 2019-nCov. This virus can lead to a life-threatening acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and […]

Continued Caution Required in the Workplace

Some countries, particularly in Western Europe are fortunately experiencing a decrease in new COVID-19 infections. Other parts of the world, notably the Americas, are less in control of the situation. Social distancing has been effective but the population are tiring of these restrictions and local outbreaks will unfortunately become more common.   Economies have been […]