As employees begin to return to the workplace, following the easing of lockdown measures in the UK, employers must start to consider how they will react to a circumstance if an employee tests positive for COVID-19. For example, many workers are still concerned about their own health and safety upon retuning to the workplace; in fact a poll of 1,000 adults conducted by the CIPD discovered that 44% feel anxious about going back to work because of the health risks posed by coronavirus. Due to these statistics and the continuing threat of coronavirus in the UK, a dispute resolution and insolvency lawyer is urging employers to take action now to ensure they avoid any potential disputes that could likely arise from a positive COVID-19 case in the workplace. According to Layla Barke-Jones, a Senior...
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