Employers face a wide range of duties and initiatives aimed at protecting the health and welfare of their employees. Here we provide information on the main UK legislation on health and safety; employers’ health and safety obligations (which include the production of a policy and risk assessment); and the legal issues relating to the tackling of stress in the workplace (such as employers’ duties and the avoidance of stress-related claims).

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Q and As

Coronavirus FAQs 

Answers to frequently asked questions to offer guidance in responding to the coronavirus disease, COVID-19

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