Coronavirus in the workplace – The useful links

14th April 2020

Coronavirus in the workplace – The useful links:

From the Government

  • For businesses

HMRC Guidance for employers on the coronavirus (COVID-19) Job Retention Scheme and furlough:


Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Webinar


A step by step guide for employers claiming wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme



General business support available:


Claim back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus (COVID-19):


Data protections and coronavirus: what you need to know from the ICO:


  • For employees

BEIS guidance for employees:


Check if you could be covered by the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme:


From the Government of government-affiliated resources

  • For businesses and employees

General practical guidance from Acas (an independent body funded by the Government):


Sector-specific social distancing in the workplace guidance:


Online isolation notes:


  • Coronavirus self-employment support

Self-employment income support scheme:


FAQs link:


  • Health

Health-related guidance from the National Health Service is available here:

Mind website – Resources and tips, including how to plan and prepare for working from home or self-isolation:


Public Health Guidance:


Public Health Wales:


Health Protection Scotland:


Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland:


  • Courts and Employment Tribunals

Employment Tribunals FAQs arising from the Covid-19 pandemic:

HMCTS: Information for users of Courts and Tribunals:


Guidance on how HMCTS will use telephone and video technology during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:


  • General information from the Government:


If you would like a free initial chat about any workplace issues arising from the coronavirus outbreak please contact Melanie Rowe on 07854 029922 or by email at