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The Hearing: Will COVID-19 vaccines unite or divide us?

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The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is giving many of us hope right now. But are vaccines about become the next divisive issue to affect our professional and personal lives?

Companies might well see vaccines as the golden ticket to getting staff back to a normal working environment, or indeed more fully back to work. But what happens when employees choose not to receive the vaccine, or refuse to disclose their vaccination status?


You can listen to the full podcast here, as well as on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, and on SoundCloud

In today’s installment of The Hearing, a Legal Podcast — an award-nominated podcast conducted by Thomson Reuters U.K. — Becky Annison, a Senior Editor at Thomson Reuters Practical Law, speaks to Joe Nicholls, Partner & Head of Employment at U.K. law firm Wards Solicitors, and Debbie Ramsay, Director at the GoodCorporation, a London-based consulting firm that advises on ethics and compliance programs.

In the podcast, the three discuss this new wave of legal and ethical issues surrounding new ways of working, vaccinating employees, and returning to work that businesses, and society as a whole, must grapple with.

You can hear more podcasts on the Thomson Reuters Institute Market Insights channel.

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