Date last updated: 13 November 2020
COVID-19 is presenting a global challenge on a scale that has not been seen in a generation. The effect on business is seismic from swingeing drop-off in consumer demand through to potential supply chain collapses. There are numerous issues to consider and people lie at the very heart of this crisis. With estimates suggesting that a fifth of the UK workforce could be absent from work at any given time in the months ahead, employers will have difficult decisions to make. In this booklet, we address the key issues for employers to consider. The situation is changing daily so expect to update your approach on a regular basis.
In this guide we cover:
This guide was written by Luke Bowery, partner in the Employment team. If you have any queries regarding what is covered in the guide, please contact Luke Bowery or your usual Burges Salmon contact.