May 4, 2020

COVID-19 UK: Employment Clyde Guide to Coronavirus issues

The Employment Clyde Guide to Coronavirus issues has been prepared to help employers with their key workplace issues following the changes that they have had to face since the UK government's strict stay at home announcement on 23 March 2020. Particularly relevant is the Job Retention Scheme which pays 80% of employees' wages for furloughed employees.

Our Guide reflects the most recent updates to the HMRC guidance on the Job Retention Scheme, the latest of which was published on 1 May 2020.

Please ensure you are downloading the most up to date copy of the document below.

This document covers:

  • Government guidance on Covid-19
  • Statutory sick pay (SSP)
  • Absence and pay
  • Homeworking
  • Vulnerable staff
  • Mandatory Isolation
  • Caring responsibilities and childcare
  • Health and safety and an employer's duty of care
  • Policies and procedures
  • Emergency volunteering leave
  • Collective redundancy, changing terms and lay-off
  • Travel
  • Data protection issues
  • The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furloughing)

This document is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice as each employer's circumstances will differ. In particular, given that guidance is rapidly changing and more guidance and new laws may be published, please ensure you obtain up to date advice on any issue before taking action.

 Download the guide here