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Questions [44]

Questions they have asked

  • Welcome to the Showcase Senate. Do you know who to contact if you have suggestions, feedback or problems?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Do you know you can notify a colleague or community member of a question you have asked or one they may find interesting by sending them an item for their watch list? Do you know that you do this by adding their name in the answer page?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Do you know that you can enrich your answer?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    26 Feb 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Should I self isolate if I have travelled to Italy recently?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    05 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Did the Coronavirus come from bats?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    05 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • In the UK will workers qualify for SSP for coronavirus?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    05 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Do GCC nationals have to travel across the GCC using their passports?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    06 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Will the 2020 Olympics be cancelled?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    08 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Is there somewhere the UK govt has published information for returning travellers?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    08 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Is there an alternative to “happy birthday” for when I wash my hands?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    10 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Are law firms producing guidance on Coronavirus?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    11 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • In California can employers tell employees with symptoms to stay home?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In the USA are employees who are not working due to Covid-19 entitled to wages under law?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In the USA can employers require employees to self-report if they have COVID-19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • In the USA can employers require employees to report contact with an infected person?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In the USA can employers require employees to report personal travel?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In America can employees use sick leave or other time off for Covid-19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Do companies run a risk of claims around discrimination/harassment of colleagues based on disability or race/national origin and related to Covid-19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • In the USA can an employee’s possible or confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis be reported by employers to public health authorities?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In America can employers require medical certification before an employee returns to work after a COVID-19 diagnosis?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In America will work from home and remote hire policies affect the on-boarding process for new hires?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In America are there any special considerations for employers with foreign national employees?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Anthony Costello question: Vaccines are a safer way to develop herd immunity, without the risks associated with the disease itself. Is it ethical to adopt a policy that threatens immediate casualties on the basis of an uncertain future benefit?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Should the UK government bail out its airlines?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    15 Mar 2020

    Watched by 8
  • Are central banks taking action?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    15 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Is the incubation period for Covid-19 5 days?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    15 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Do we know how people will behave with each other after Covid-19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    17 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • If a government “advises” its population to avoid theatres bars and restaurants can they claim on insurance for the resulting economic damage?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    17 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Is paracetamol the only safe pain killer to take?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    17 Mar 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Will the UK struggle to suppress the disease indefinitely?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    22 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Are there issues facing UK will-preparation practitioners due to Covid-19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • In the UK must supervision be maintained during remote working?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Does the Coronavirus enable you to invoke a Force Majeure clause in your contracts under common law?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    31 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Does the Coronavirus enable you to invoke a Force Majeure clause in your contracts under civil law?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    01 Apr 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Is Furlough a "covered circumstance" for those holding EMI Options?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    03 Apr 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Is HMRC prepared to be flexible around permanent establishment if individuals take part in board meetings from the UK if they are stuck there due to the pandemic?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    03 Apr 2020

    Watched by 5
  • In the US do the existing agreed terms of shared custody still apply if a child contracts the virus?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    04 Apr 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Are full details available yet on the UK govts Future Fund?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    23 Apr 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Could the remaining Premier League fixtures be played behind closed doors?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    04 May 2020

    Watched by 4
  • In the new workplace should employers require employees to wear masks?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    11 May 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Do employers need to revisit Health & Safety Guidance in light of the UK govt instruction that employees should start to return to work? Is there help in assessing your current state?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    11 May 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Have the rules in USA around crowdfunding been relaxed due to Covid 19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    11 May 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Is travelling from London to Durham when suffering from Covid 19 a breach of 6(2) of the Health Protection (Covid) Act?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    24 May 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Has the UK Covid Act 2020 disproportionately affected SEND Kids?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    04 Oct 2020

    Watched by 4

Answers [87]

Questions they have answered

  • Do you know, that your My Senate page contains all your questions, answers and watchlist?

    Jan Edmunds
    The Senate

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Do you know, that you will get an indicative answer to your question in the form of a pie chart?

    Jan Edmunds
    The Senate

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Did you know that by searching All Questions you can refine your results by clicking on the relevant tabs?

    Adrian Smith
    The Senate

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Can I do [x action] in [y way] in [z place]?

    Adrian Smith
    The Senate

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Can I ask broad open ended questions?

    Adrian Smith
    The Senate

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Can I use the Senate to horizon scan for issues?

    Adrian Smith
    The Senate

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Do you know that your colleagues can ask you questions that can be answered "yes" or "no" or "unclear" AND you can can give them an indication of how complex their question is AND any extra guidance you feel useful?

    Tamsin Ogilvie
    The Senate

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Do you know that you can add searchable tags to questions on the Senate?

    Inactive User

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Does the Senate act as a business enabling tool?

    Inactive User

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Can I use the Senate to measure my internal and external teams?

    Inactive User

    25 Feb 2020

    Watched by 2
  • What questions can be asked on the Senate?

    Adrian Smith
    The Senate

    26 Feb 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Is the Senate a KM tool ?

    Jan Edmunds
    The Senate

    26 Feb 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Doe the Senate save time internally ?

    Jan Edmunds
    The Senate

    26 Feb 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Can I use tags on my questions?

    Jan Edmunds
    The Senate

    26 Feb 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Should I cancel my face to face team meetings?

    Adrian Smith
    The Senate

    03 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Is the coronavirus considered a pandemic?

    Sandra Norman
    The Senate

    03 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Is the coronavirus a Force Majeure event?

    Sandra Norman
    The Senate

    03 Mar 2020

    Watched by 7
  • If the virus forces the postponement of an event, are the organisers legally bound to offer refunds?

    Diccon Towns
    ALSO Festival

    04 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Should I self isolate if I have travelled to Italy recently?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    05 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Did the Coronavirus come from bats?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    05 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • In the UK will workers qualify for SSP for coronavirus?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    05 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Welcome to the Coronavirus Senate. Do you know who to contact if you have suggestions, feedback or problems?

    Tamsin Ogilvie
    The Senate

    05 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Do GCC nationals have to travel across the GCC using their passports?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    06 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Can I catch coronavirus from my dog?

    Gina Dillon
    CRUZI Company LLC

    07 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Will the 2020 Olympics be cancelled?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    08 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • If I have mild flu-like symptoms should I get tested for Coronavirus?

    Sandra Norman
    The Senate

    08 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • If your children are home from school because of school closings should their grandparents be at home with them?

    Sandra Norman
    The Senate

    08 Mar 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Will there be a vaccine for COVID-19 this year?

    Sandra Norman
    The Senate

    08 Mar 2020

    Watched by 7
  • Is there somewhere the UK govt has published information for returning travellers?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    08 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Does not shaking hands with people reinforce the message to wash your hands and keep your hands clean?

    John Bartley
    The Senate

    09 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Has anyone come across a clause/addendum to tenancy agreements that addresses terminating a lease because of Coronavirus?

    Rhonda George
    Golden Ticket

    09 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Is there an alternative to “happy birthday” for when I wash my hands?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    10 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Can an FCA regulated firm avoid compliance due to Covid19?

    Adrian Smith
    The Senate

    10 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Are law firms producing guidance on Coronavirus?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    11 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Can I quickly boost my immune system? And does dancing to Abba help?

    Tamsin Ogilvie
    The Senate

    12 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • In California can employers tell employees with symptoms to stay home?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In the USA are employees who are not working due to Covid-19 entitled to wages under law?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In the USA can employers require employees to self-report if they have COVID-19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • In the USA can employers require employees to report contact with an infected person?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In the USA can employers require employees to report personal travel?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In America can employees use sick leave or other time off for Covid-19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Do companies run a risk of claims around discrimination/harassment of colleagues based on disability or race/national origin and related to Covid-19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • In the USA can an employee’s possible or confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis be reported by employers to public health authorities?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In America can employers require medical certification before an employee returns to work after a COVID-19 diagnosis?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In America will work from home and remote hire policies affect the on-boarding process for new hires?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • In America are there any special considerations for employers with foreign national employees?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Anthony Costello question: Vaccines are a safer way to develop herd immunity, without the risks associated with the disease itself. Is it ethical to adopt a policy that threatens immediate casualties on the basis of an uncertain future benefit?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    14 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Should the UK government bail out its airlines?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    15 Mar 2020

    Watched by 8
  • Are central banks taking action?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    15 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Is the incubation period for Covid-19 5 days?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    15 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Do we know how people will behave with each other after Covid-19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    17 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Is paracetamol the only safe pain killer to take?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    17 Mar 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Should I isolate or clean items left on my doorstep by delivery people and friends? If yes, how long does the virus live on surfaces?

    Tamsin Ogilvie
    The Senate

    22 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Is the UK Government taking steps to protect vulnerable children during the Covid-19 pandemic?

    Olivia Allen
    The Senate

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Is the legal profession well equipped to deal with an extended period of working remotely?

    Sandra Norman
    The Senate

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Can documents be legally executed through the use of an electronic signature?

    Sandra Norman
    The Senate

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Has there been an increase in the number of will drafting requests during the Covid-19 outbreak?

    Adrian Smith
    The Senate

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Are legal professionals considered ‘key workers’?

    Liam Patell
    University of Oxford

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Will big business in the US step in to subsidise employees through a drop in earnings caused by COVID-19?

    Camilla Macun
    ADCB

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Should schools charge full fees for the period of home tuition?

    Camilla Macun
    ADCB

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 11
  • Could another wave of COVID-19 cases emerge in Autumn 2020?

    Camilla Macun
    ADCB

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Will self-employed workers have their wages subsidised?

    Tamsin Ogilvie
    The Senate

    26 Mar 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Are Institutional Investors taking a position regarding the protection of workers in their investee companies during the Covid-19 crisis?

    Sandra Norman
    The Senate

    28 Mar 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Will COVID-19 impact Brexit?

    Watched by 6
  • Is the UK state of emergency governmental power to great?

    Watched by 4
  • Does Covid-19 affect the day count for UK Tax Residence?

    John Bartley
    The Senate

    29 Mar 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Is data-security a regulatory issue on account of Covid-19?

    John Bartley
    The Senate

    29 Mar 2020

    Watched by 6
  • Are lawyers adequately educated and professionally developed to provide leadership ("positive social influence") during health emergencies like COVID-19?

    David Delaney
    Law Office of David G. Delaney, PLLC

    01 Apr 2020

    Watched by 8
  • Is Furlough a "covered circumstance" for those holding EMI Options?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    03 Apr 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Is HMRC prepared to be flexible around permanent establishment if individuals take part in board meetings from the UK if they are stuck there due to the pandemic?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    03 Apr 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Is the coronavirus a Force Majeure event

    Romy Jurado
    Jurado & Farshchian, P.L.

    05 Apr 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Has the Coronavirus crisis given to a rise in innovation in legal technology, or is it merely stop-gap while people try to cope and keep law firms viable?

    Sarah Gold
    Gold Law Firm

    09 Apr 2020

    Watched by 6
  • Are full details available yet on the UK govts Future Fund?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    23 Apr 2020

    Watched by 5
  • Will the changes to the delivery of legal services brought on by the lockdown become established working practices?

    Isabelle Gulliver
    The Senate

    23 Apr 2020

    Watched by 7
  • Is it true that countries led by women are doing a better job managing the coronavirus outbreak?

    Watched by 2
  • Could the 2019/20 Premier League season be declared null and void?

    Alex Westenberger
    The Senate

    03 May 2020

    Watched by 3
  • Are employees on furlough able to find another job for the duration that they are off work?

    Jan Edmunds
    The Senate

    04 May 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Is Force Majeure applicable to construction contracts as a result of the pandemic?

    Louise Evans
    The Senate

    07 May 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Is there a tool that reviews the privacy policies and terms and conditions of websites and apps?

    Deborah
    AMANIcircle

    10 May 2020

    Watched by 2
  • In the new workplace should employers require employees to wear masks?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    11 May 2020

    Watched by 4
  • Do employers need to revisit Health & Safety Guidance in light of the UK govt instruction that employees should start to return to work? Is there help in assessing your current state?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    11 May 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Have the rules in USA around crowdfunding been relaxed due to Covid 19?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    11 May 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Are there tips for communicating effectively whilst working remotely?

    Liam Patell
    University of Oxford

    14 May 2020

    Watched by 4
  • In the US policy makers are considering limiting personal liability for Covid-19 to situations involving "recklessness". Is this the correct approach?

    Louise Evans
    The Senate

    17 May 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Have law firm leaders learnt from the ongoing pandemic?

    Isabelle Gulliver
    The Senate

    20 May 2020

    Watched by 2
  • Is travelling from London to Durham when suffering from Covid 19 a breach of 6(2) of the Health Protection (Covid) Act?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    24 May 2020

    Watched by 1
  • Has the UK Covid Act 2020 disproportionately affected SEND Kids?

    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

    04 Oct 2020

    Watched by 4