'Pingdemic' | Self-isolation rules change to ease staff shortages - here's what HR needs to know

Self-isolation rules change to ease staff shortages - here's what HR needs to know

With rules around Covid self-isolation being further relaxed, managing workers who have been ‘pinged’ by the NHS app could present headaches for HR.

From August 16, people in England and Northern Ireland, who have had two COVID jabs, will no longer be required now to isolate for 10 days if they been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for the virus.

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