03 March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Impacts for employers and employees
The British Government has said the spread of COVID-19 is now ‘likely’. At an emergency COBRA meeting on Monday 2 March the government finalised plans to tackle and slow down the spread of the virus in the UK.
How does this impact employers and employees?
When deciding how to respond to COVID-19, employers need to take into account:
Many questions arise in relation to the advice by government and public health bodies such as:
For guidance and advice on employers obligations, or employees' rights, in relation to self-isolation, pay, sick pay, policies and contracts, please contact our employment team on 01753 279029 or firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure you are acting lawfully during this period.