As 4 public holidays over the Christmas/New Year’s period fall on Fridays and Saturdays this year, businesses may like to close over some or all of this period. This might mean that some or all employees could be required to take leave during this time. To understand the two types of closedowns and your employee obligations.
The Government has today announce a substantial economic rescue package in response to COVID -19.
For businesses, there are certain conditions that need to be met to qualify for this assistance. Below is a link to the relevant information you will need, to ascertain what applies to you and your business. Every business will be different so it is important you read through the criteria to assess what your business may qualify for.
These are extraordinary times and extraordinary measures and this package is to help create confidence and cashflow for the businesses that are hardest hit.
Once you have had the opportunity to digest this, if you need help, support or general advice on the next steps we will do our very best to assist you in any way we can as this is new ground for all of us. Rescue Package
We are continuing to work our normal hours and we will also be working remotely as required.