Guidance for employers on the easing of lockdown measures


On Sunday 10 May, the UK Prime Minister announced the Government’s plan for the next stages of dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has since supplemented this with guidance for employers on making workplaces “Covid Secure”.

On Tuesday 12 May, the Northern Ireland Executive published its plan for easing lockdown measures in Northern Ireland and the UK Chancellor announced an extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.


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