Coronavirus advice to employers in the UK

Posted by William Downing, 16th March 2020
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As the challenges from the COVID-19 outbreak is quickly impacting families and businesses in the UK, it is important that you safely deal with downturns in work.

Our employment lawyers can help answer any questions you have, providing Coronavirus advice to employers on what steps you can take. Issues that include:

  • Recruitment freezes/deferred start dates
  • Short time working and lay off
  • Shift working and part-time work
  • Paid and unpaid absences
  • Using holiday and other contractual entitlements
  • Redundancies
  • Consultation requirements

We are here to support you and your teams during this difficult time.

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