These documents can be used to assist employers in reopening the workplace following the relaxation of the coronavirus lockdown.
Use this questionnaire to ensure staff compliance with return to work measures. It also asks questions on workplace hygiene, medically vulnerable staff, external contractors, working procedures and staff mental health.
Staff can complete this form before being asked to return to work. It asks for confirmation that they have not been in contact with Covid-19 and outlines what staff should do if they feel they have been.
This document outlines the government's Income Support Scheme and what employers need to do to benefit from this.
This letter outlines that it has been necessary to extend a period of homeworking despite the workplace starting to reopen. It also confirms that the period of homeworking will be kept under constant review.
This letter should be distributed to staff prior to them returning to the workplace. It outlines all steps that have been taken to ensure their safety, including cleaning and social distancing measures in place.
This letter can be used to seek an employee’s agreement to an amendment to their working hours due to shift staggering as part of social distancing to prevent coronavirus spread.
This letter can be used to inform an employee that, due to the easing of the lockdown, a temporary period of homeworking implemented because the workplace had to close will cease and they are required to return to the workplace
It also provides options to list any additional steps taken in response to any particular issues raised by staff, alongside confirmation as to whether they will be required back at work or whether they can stay away for now.
This records discussions with the employee, including if they have any concerns and the procedures put in place by the company to keep them safe.
This letter confirms that a contract is being varied as a result of the pandemic, including the exact variation and when this is to take place.
This framework provides clarity on what restrictive measures are appropriate around the country based on the pattern and progress of COVID-19 in a particular area at a particular time.
This policy outlines an organisation's stance on employees getting a vaccine for Covid-19. It makes clear that employees will not be forced into getting a vaccine but should be highly encouraged to do so.
This letter can be sent to employees to give details of an organisation’s stance on employees having the vaccine for Covid-19. It confirms that employees will not be forced to have the vaccine and also the arrangements that will be made if they do choose to receive one when offered.
This letter informs the candidate the measures that have been taken to keep them Covid-secure during the interview, alongside the usual date and time information.
This letter reminds employees of the leave they have left to take and that they will be provided opportunity in which to take it.
This policy outlines where and when staff are expected to wear face coverings whilst at work to combat the spread of Covid-19.
This letter confirms that mask wearing is compulsory in the workplace and provides options for explaining how this will be implemented.
This policy outlines that hybrid working will be permitted in the company and how it will work in practice, including the expectation placed on staff.