A research report has highlighted the need for law firms to review “gaps” in compliance, as two thirds prepare to make a permanent switch to hybrid working post-pandemic. 

In a survey conducted by Access Legal, 85 per cent of firms said they planned to offer a mix of home and office working. However, the survey revealed many firms had neglected to consider compliance requirements that may have been overlooked during lockdown. 

22 per cent had not carried out health and safety assessments of staff in their own homes. While understandably challenging when restrictions were in place, firms may now need to consider whether assessments should be undertaken, as employers have the same responsibilities for thos...

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