COVID-19 Briefing: Guidance for Employers and Employees


This guide has been prepared on 27 March 2020.

It serves as an update to our previous guidance on HR and employment law matters arising from the Coronavirus pandemic.

New laws are being introduced and current legislation is regularly being updated. Although every effort has been made to ensure that information contained in this sheet is accurate, it may no longer be current at the time of reading. We strongly recommend consulting with a lawyer about your specific circumstances.

Please click the image above or download the guide here for information on:

  • The Coronavirus job retention scheme
  • Sick Pay
  • Home Working
  • Lay-offs or Short-time working
  • Employees on Zero-hour contracts
  • Redundancies
  • Links for further Guidance

Contact Kim Cross for further information about any topic covered in this guide or any other employment related issue.

See our other COVID-19 Briefings:

Commercial Tenancies and Rights of Forfeiture
The Three Month Ban on Evicting Tenants
Child Contact and the Coronavirus Lockdown
Making a Will Under Lockdown
Debt Recovery Under Lockdown
Commercial LPAs – Risk Management in Uncertain Times