What happens if your staff refuse to go back – and where do you stand if they do and become ill?

As the Government puts pressure employees to return to the workplace, we put the questions on the lips of most employers to the experts.

David Sheppard, a Senior Association on the Employment and Immigration team at the London and Cardiff firm, Capital Law, addresses the issue of staff reluctance and his colleague Mary Goldsbrough considers the implications of them catching Coronavirus at work.

“Employers should consult with their employees as to how attendance at the office will be arranged”

Read David Sheppard’s assessment here


“Employees will need to show that they had reasonable belief that they were in serious and imminent danger”

Read Mary Goldsbrough’s assessment here

Dr Joshua Van der Aa