Duty of care during the pandemic:
Legal aspects when working remotely and travelling

Eversheds Shuterland & Safeture

Duration:  60 minutes

Language: English

Date: 16th of November, 2020

Get the answers to the following questions: 

  • What are the employer’s obligations and responsibilities with regard to business travel?
  • Am I allowed to travel to projects or customer meetings despite the rapidly changing situation in times of the COVID-19 crisis?
  • What are the consequences if the company’s HR team allows or denies its employees business trips?
  • Can I force employees to travel to COVID-19 risk areas if I follow the legal and health regulations?
  • What does duty of care mean when working from home? What are the limitations?
  • What are the duties of both parties?

Featured Speakers

Featured Speaker

Gilbert Leb


Regional Sales Manager

Gilbert is working as a Regional Sales Manager at Safeture, located in Vienna. 

He has a wealth experience with growing startup industries, partner channel developments, and international sales.

Born in 1964 he has a degree in
mechanical engineering but joined the IT industry in 1996 in a fast-growing CRM
Company in Austria. He holds several positions as VP Sales in the broadcast
industry which led him to customers around the world.

Dr. Manuela

Partner Employment
Eversheds Shuterland

Manuela Rauch is a Partner in the International Labour Law practice group at Eversheds Sutherland in Munich and is a specialist lawyer for labour law since 2011. Manuela advises and represents national and international companies in all areas of individual and collective labour law both in and out of court.

Manuela has specialised in providing labour law advice on transactions, including cross-border projects, as well as reorganisations and restructuring measures. Moreover, she regularly provides German labour law advice in cross-border transactions. She also focuses on advice regarding secondments.


Partner Employment
Eversheds Shuterland

Louise is a Partner in our employment and labour group specialising in UK employment and immigration laws with specialist expertise in the Industrials sector as well as being a lead partner for the Industrials sector.

Louise has particular experience in advising on the employment aspects of commercial transactions and providing strategic advice in connection with reorganisations and TUPE transfers.

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