The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is giving rise to a number of challenges for employers.  We have set out a list of Q&As for employers based on some of the questions we have been asked.

As is always the case with employment law, the usual caveat applies, in that this information is intended for guidance only and is not a substitute for legal advice.  Employers should seek specific legal advice on the issues facing them.

We are in unprecedented times and the situation is continually changing. The government is updating its advice as the situation develops and we will update these Q&As in light of any further developments.

These FAQs are accurate as at 16 April 2020. Please check our website at Ellisons COVID-19 Business Support  for up to date developments.

Absence & pay


Vulnerable employees

Caring responsibilities

Annual leave

Terms & Conditions

Policies and procedures


Health & Safety