COVID-19 (also referred to as coronavirus) has been declared to be a pandemic, and the situation is developing rapidly. Since the beginning of the outbreak, the Government has been bringing in new measures in an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and has now started providing daily updates.
This is understandably a worrying and challenging time for everyone and, as an employer, you need to be aware of what should be done if among other things, an employee contracts the virus, needs to work from home, or if you need to reduce your workforce.
We know, your people are one of your businesses most valuable assets. We also know that the current situation is confusing, and you may be wondering how, as an employer, you can protect them during this time. If you are unsure how to handle your employment law matters in light of coronavirus, our employment law team have produced an essential "Briefing guide to coronavirus for employers and absence options" which will give you the insight you need to see you through a variety of issues, and our employment law team are always on hand to discuss further if you need.
In addition to our briefing guide, we have also created a series of policies which may be of use to you during this time. These policies will provide clarity to employees on the steps that will be taken and how these will impact upon them. The policies which are available are as follows:-
- Homeworking policy.
- Short-time working and lay-off policy.
- Flexible working policy.
- Coronavirus policy.
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