COVID-19 Articles & Guidance

The purpose of this page is to bring together articles written by our Regulatory Team which will draw attention to new developments and significant changes to the guidance and regulatory framework that have arisen due to the Covid-19 public emergency.

Our articles and commentary is listed below.

Please also visit our COVID-19 Guidance Tracker resource resource which brings together in one place, important and helpful guidance released by government, international bodies, regulatory agencies and industry associations in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted on: 13 July 2020

COVID-19, employers and Government guidance

Gordon Menzies assesses the difficulties and potential inconsistencies that arise from the guidance governing those businesses able to reopen or planning to.


Posted on: 9 June 2020

Safe workplaces and the commute to work – how far does section 44 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 go?

On 11 May 2020, the Government published practical Guidance in a bid to encourage workplaces to be made as safe as possible for returning employees during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Posted on: 8 June 2020

Retailers and social distancing – what does the latest guidance say?

We all know what ‘the 2 metre’ rule is but how does that translate to retailers and what does the latest guidance say? Nicholas Ostrowski discusses the practical implications for retail operators.


Posted on: 1 June 2020

Can COVID-19 be spread through air conditioning and ventilation systems and what precautions should businesses take?

As many businesses begin the process of re-starting operations, businesses and their advisors may face questions from employees, clients and visitors about what steps they should take to control the COVID-19 virus through air conditioning and ventilation systems. This short article by Nicholas Ostrowski attempts to address the questions that will arise.



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