The rollout of the coronavirus vaccine has begun, which, according to Government figures, has seen more than 6.3million people in the UK receive the first dose. Additionally, up to 30 new vaccination centres are also set to open in England this week in order to help support this drive. While the Government has confirmed that the vaccine will not be mandatory, employees may be forced to receive the coronavirus vaccination if they hope to return to the workplace. This comes after a survey of 750 executives conducted by HR SaaS company HRLocker discovered that almost a quarter of employers plan to mandate vaccination for their staff. Elsewhere, 51% stated that they would encourage staff to get vaccinated but not require it, while 12% shared that they were undecided. The research indicated...
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