Life after 'lockdown': Steps businesses need to take to prepare for a return to the work place

We appreciate that these are challenging times for employers. We are here to help. BLM’s employment team understands the issues that business leaders, risk managers and HR professionals need to be considering now, to ensure that businesses are fully prepared for the return to a much-changed work and commercial environment.

Effective planning will help achieve a smooth return to the workplace environment and avoid further disruption to commercial operations, as businesses start to look forward.

Our VLogs below and our short guide will help you and your business be as prepared as possible.

Episode 1: Health & Safety considerations

Episode 2: Staffing levels and dismissals

Episode 3: Bear traps and pitfalls for employers where an employee refuses to return to work

Episode 4: The extension of the Furlough funding scheme

Episode 5: Changing employment terms


Episode 6: Flexible and home working

Episode 7:Employment policies and procedures

Please do keep checking this page, for additional Vlog content.

Disclaimer: This content does not present a complete or comprehensive statement of law, nor does it constitute legal advice. It is intended only to highlight issues that may be of interest to clients of BLM. Specialist legal advice should always be sought in any particular case.

How BLM can help

We are here to support businesses by providing expert employment law advice in order to help formulate and implement an effective HR and health and safety strategy in good time before ‘lockdown' is eased.

Our employment team is offering a free half an hour telephone call or video conference to talk you through the steps you need to be taking now. To discuss your business’s plans for the future speak to our team now using the details below.


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