The risks to employers from ‘Freedom Day’

16 Jul 2021

In his latest coronavirus press conference, whilst urging caution, Boris Johnson indicated why it was now "the right moment to proceed" with step 4 of the roadmap out of lockdown and the removal of Covid-19 restrictions in England.

He highlighted the adverse implications of unlocking at a later date, when children are due to go back to school, the weather is colder and the NHS is under greater strain from other illnesses.

Partner Simon Morrow has written an article for Insurance Post which looks at the duty of care an employer owes to its workers, proving causation and the risks assocated with long COVID.

Click here to read the article in full (subscription required).

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