Asking employees if they have been vaccinated raises data protection issues that employers must address.
Employers continue to explore how they can utilise the coronavirus vaccination programme to support their efforts to make workplaces Covid-secure. But can employers even ask their employees whether they have been vaccinated? This is the most popular FAQ in the top 10 for April.
Following the end of the Brexit transition period, a grace period applies in relation to right to work checks for EEA nationals, causing some confusion for employers recruiting during this period. An FAQ explaining the current position also features in the top 10.
For the second year, the month of Ramadan takes places during a period of coronavirus restrictions, where many employees will still be working from home. Another FAQ in the top 10 looks at steps that employers can take to support employees who are currently observing Ramadan.
The top 10 HR questions in April 2021: