Power hour: Tackling post-covid employment challenges in the property sector

After over 18 months of disruption, estate agents have finally started to resume a full range of activities, revive in store services, and navigate the wider return to work.

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While certain employee issues will become less of a problem now that restrictions have lifted, others are likely to emerge in their place, namely a need to shake up your workforce structure, change how people work, deal with disputes and potentially conduct complex medical capability procedures.

So, as property sector employers make the transition to more normal ways of operating and welcome back some staff who have perhaps been on furlough or shielding, join WorkNest’s employment law expert Sarah Kemp as she offers some straightforward, practical advice on the predicted challenges ahead, including:

  • Sickness related absence
  • Medical capability (long-term sickness absence)
  • Disciplinaries
  • Redundancies
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Sarah Kemp


Before joining WorkNest Sarah worked as an Employment Law Business Partner at another consultancy firm for ten years, offering employment law advice to SME’s and some corporate clients. She particularly enjoys working with partner members like Propertymark to help them achieve their employment law and HR goals.