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Employers and coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has put enormous pressure on businesses across many sectors, giving employers lots of difficult decisions to make throughout 2020 and 2021. New legislation was introduced, along with some packages of support for eligible businesses, but employers were and are faced with situations they never have been in before, and it can be very difficult and stressful to be making decisions that affect not only the business itself, but also any employees.

We can offer expert advice for employers during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond, to make sure that you are following the legislation correctly when it comes to business decisions that have an impact on your employees. We can also help you to understand how any changes to legislation and support relates to your business to help you get the best possible outcome from this very challenging situation.

To find out how we can help your business in relation to advice and support around coronavirus for employers, call our expert team on 01616 966 229.

 

Coronavirus advice for employers

Every business is unique and has different considerations in relation to COVID-19. Whether you’re in a sector that has directly been affected by the pandemic and the many restrictions placed on businesses and individuals, or whether you’re in an industry that has experienced more of an indirect impact, you will have needed to make decisions that affect employees. This could be in relation to the furlough scheme, making employees redundant, changes to operating hours or practices and putting in measures to keep your staff and/or customers or clients safe. Whether you now have employees working from home for the first time, have vulnerable people or those who are shielding amongst your staff, or parents who need to be at home with their children whilst schools are closed, there are potentially dozens of additional considerations for employers and it can be very challenging to ensure you’re adhering to your legal responsibilities whilst also trying to do what is best for people and the business.

We can offer expert advice for employers on coronavirus-related matters in relation to employment law for businesses. Our experienced team can provide specialist support that is tailored to your specific needs and the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to your business. Get in touch by calling our team on 01616 966 229 to discuss your situation so that we can start to offer the assistance that you need to help achieve the best possible outcome at this challenging time.