Coronavirus: FAQs - employer and business questions answered


This guidance aims to assist employers and businesses in providing advice to staff on:

  • the novel coronavirus, COVID-19
  • how to help prevent the spread of all respiratory infections including COVID-19
  • what to do if someone with suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 has been in a workplace setting
  • what advice to give to individuals who have travelled to specific countries and areas
  • advice for the certification of absence from work from COVID-19

There is also advice on common questions including:

  • managing business operations - eg meetings, workplace visitors, business travel
  • help with tax
  • help with late payments
  • managing cash flow pressures
  • claiming insurance
  • assistance with business rates