The government launched the test and trace service in England on 28 May 2020. This requires those who have come into contact with someone who has symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) to self-isolate for 14 days even if they do not have symptoms. How does the test and trace service work and what impact will this have in the workplace? (...).
The government has outlined further details on the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, following its announcement to extend the scheme until the end of October 2020. It has also stated that the scheme will close to new entrants on 30 June 2020. In this article we consider the impact of the government’s proposals ahead of new guidance which is due to be issued on 12 June 2020 (...).