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Company directors and coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has put enormous pressure on businesses across many sectors, and company directors in particular who are often the ones who have to make important decisions about changes to the business, measures to put in place to enable safe trading and what to do with any employees e.g. furlough, redundancy, reduced working hours etc. It’s also usually company directors who would take the steps needed to try and access any government support packages that they are eligible for.

We can offer expert advice for company directors during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, to help ensure that you are following the appropriate legislation correctly when it comes to business decisions that have an impact on the company and its  employees.

To find out more about how we can help company directors make coronavirus-related decisions and actions, call our expert team on 01616 966 229.


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Company directors’ coronavirus responsibilities

Every business is different, and comes with its own structure and practices, so there isn’t any COVID-19 related advice for company directors that will be one-size-fits-all. This is why our expert team can provide tailored advice on your specific responsibilities, both in terms of legal obligations and also to the company and its employees, to help you meet the inevitable coronavirus-related challenges with all of the necessary knowledge and understanding to make informed choices that are right for your particular business.

It might be that as a company director, you are mainly paid via dividends, which means that you’re not eligible for the current government support schemes. You may also be unsure of your obligations to your employees in terms of things like sick pay, holiday pay whilst workers are furloughed, how to transition back to trading if you have ceased trading during a period of lockdown, and dealing with the redundancy process.  

We can offer expert advice for company directors on coronavirus-related matters in relation to any legal, regulatory or compliance uncertainties you might have at this challenging time. Our experienced team can provide specialist support that is tailored to your specific requirements and the issues you face as a company director during the COVID-19 pandemic. Get in touch by calling our team on 01616 966 229 to discuss your situation. We can offer the assistance that you need to help achieve the best possible outcome for your business at what can be a very stressful and difficult time.