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Latest Updated Coronavirus/Covid-19 – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Guidance Document

No. 222/2021

Our Ref: E1/21

To: All Branches

Dear Colleagues,

Royal Mail Group – Latest Updated Coronavirus/Covid-19 – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Guidance Document (Version 87)

I attach for your information Version 87 of the Royal Mail Group, Managers’ Coronavirus/ Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Guidance document, issued by the business on 27 May 2021.

At the commencement of the Coronavirus/Covid-19 outbreak, Royal Mail Group established a ‘Business Pandemic Team’ which includes all national heads of department and this team meets regularly to review the situation across Royal Mail Group and to issue update Questions and Answers information communications to all managers, which is cascaded throughout the business.

The Coronavirus Guidance, version 87 Q&A document has been shared with the Union’s Health, Safety & Environment Department and is hereby circulated for information and reference purposes for CWU Regions, Health and Safety Reps, Branch Reps, Divisional IR Reps and members.

The Q&A documents are circulated to all RMG managers and are also available to access through a link on the Royal Mail Group ‘Intranet’, in the ‘Managers Update Messages’ section.

Update Changes and Additions From Previous Version:

Please note that when update changes and additions are made from the previous version, they are normally highlighted in ‘Yellow’ and the update changes in this version No. 87 are in summary as follows:

On page 10 – the question and answer on RMG on site Gym Closures has been deleted due to Government rule changes.

On page 13 – the questions regarding Covid-19 Lateral Flow Device Rapid Tests ‘Ethylene Oxide’ sterilisation process has been updated.

On page 24 – the Driver Training and Coaching through Pertemps and ADCs link has been added/updated.

RMG Covid-19 FAQ’s V87 Contents List:


  1. Prevention

  2. Self-isolation, testing and reporting

  3. Cleaning and consumables

  4. Travel

  5. Support and advice


  1. General guidance

  2. Travel/and annual holiday

  3. Caring for dependants

  4. Sick pay

  5. Attendance process

  6. Vulnerable employees


  1. General Ops advice

  2. NHS testing kits

  3. Operational processes and reporting changes

  4. Delivering and collecting from customers

  5. Fleet and vehicles



Any enquiries regarding this LTB or feedback on the RMG Q&A document should be directed to Dave Joyce CWU National Health, Safety & Environment Officer. Issues received in connection with the attached which are appropriate to other CWU/HQ Departments will be passed on the appropriate National Officer.


  • Coronavirus Guidance Questions and Answers V87

Yours sincerely

Dave Joyce National Health, Safety & Environment Officer

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