• Introducing shift work due to Covid-19

    Hi all

    We’ve recently returned to work with limited production and were able to put in some social distancing measures as much as is practicably possibly. The business is ticking along nicely but as lockdown restrictions continue to be relaxed, it’s getting…

  • RE: Employee recalled from furlough but stuck abroad due to travel restrictions

    Thank you all. I have since spoken to the individual and he has agreed to take unpaid leave. Surprisingly he was quite understanding.
    Thanks again
  • RE: Employee recalled from furlough but stuck abroad due to travel restrictions

    Hi Keith
    I'm not entirely sure but he worked right up to the day before the factory shut and we sent everyone home. Letters confirming furlough status sent the following day
  • Employee recalled from furlough but stuck abroad due to travel restrictions

    Hi all

    I have an employee who has been recalled from furlough but has since made contact to say that he is stuck abroad due to travel restrictions and therefore unable to attend work. My immediate reaction is that he would have to take unpaid leave. However…

  • RE: A message to our Community...

    Thank you Steve, team and rest of the community. It took me quite a while to pluck up the courage to finally post my first question a few weeks ago. Now...I'm always checking in just in case. Thank you.
  • RE: Employees Refusing to Return to Work

    Thanks Claire
    At this stage, it's me preparing for possible eventualities. If I was a betting girl, I would bet on this coming up. But as you say, might not be a big issue after discussions. I think the key would be to be open to discussions.
  • RE: Employees Refusing to Return to Work

    Sorry Julie. I have just renamed you. Apologies...literally losing the will !!!
  • RE: Employees Refusing to Return to Work

    Thanks Claire. I am hoping to be able to review on a case by case basis as well. I like the idea of unpaid leave if no valid reason. Knowing my crew...that would change a few minds :)
    Good idea about the document explaining the measures in place. Working…
  • RE: Employees Refusing to Return to Work

    Thanks Peter. I am liaising with our H&S Officer re risk assessments and working on a communications document, basically detailing the measures, that we can circulate and hope for the best :)
  • Employees Refusing to Return to Work

    Hi all

    Apologies if this has already been addressed. If so, I'd be most grateful if someone can point me in the right direction.

    My company is planning to return to work (with limited personnel) during week commencing 11th or 18th May. In terms of…