The draft government guidance to get the nation working again has been criticized by trade union leaders. In particular, they seem concerned by the lack of scientific evidence behind some of the proposals, disappointed by the absence of specific rules (the guidance's focus is on what employers should consider doing, rather than what they need to do), and worried that vulnerable employees will not be properly protected.

Getting people back to work was never going to be an easy task, but the concerns being raised just show how hard it might be...