Coronavirus - COVID-19 - Employer FAQs
Employers should refer to:
https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/ for details of support available for businesses
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus for the latest government guidance
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ for the latest health information
Click the links below for our practical guidance for employers.
As the lockdown begins to ease and workplaces re-open, employers will need to consider a wide range of issues, from health and safety to collective consultation. With government guidance often leaving employers to take key decisions, businesses will need to balance risk and benefits carefully.
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will end on 30 September 2021. Our practical summary provides a guide to making claims during its final few months.
We look at how sick pay rules (including statutory sick pay) interact with the guidance on self-isolation for those with or without symptoms. We also consider what this means for the self-employed.
Many staff will be concerned about the impact of the virus on them, their families and friends and their work. We consider what employers need to know about home-working, communication and employee wellbeing.
In the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government has announced a wide-ranging package of measures to try to ease the pressures on businesses.
Cyber-security is already a key business risk with a spate of high-profile cyber-attacks. Those risks are even more acute with millions of employees now working from home. We answer some of the most common questions.
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