Employees Returning from Spain - An Employer and Employee’s Options in this Situation

Posted in : 'Any Questions' Webinar Recordings on 7 August 2020
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Self-isolation; Returning from Spain; COVID-19

The Government has announced that anyone returning from a holiday to Spain will now have to self-isolate for 14 days upon their return to the UK. What impact this will have on employees and their ability to work? 

In this webinar we address your questions on an employer and employee’s options in this situation. For example:

Q. Should employees be discouraged from going on holiday to Spain? May employers even  go so far as to warn employees that their jobs are at risk if they go to Spain or another ‘unsafe’ destination for holidays?

Q. Can they be put back onto furlough for the duration of the self-isolation period? 

Q. Can they lawfully be dismissed if the

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This article is correct at 07/08/2020

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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