Coronavirus and Employers

This page will host regular updates about workplace issues related to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak in the UK.


DLP is providing complimentary resources that may help employers during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Additionally, we are making our Independent Employee Integrity Helpline available to any employee for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK. Should you have an employee with questions, feel free to share the number for this free service: 0330 400 4493.

Download DLP's A3-sized poster to minimise coronavirus spread in the workplace.

Furlough Letter

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Furlough Letter

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Workplace Safety Poster

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Working Policy

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Furlough Roadmap

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Additional Advice on Furlough Leave

Dr Luke Evans MP provided some guidance in the form of FAQs regarding the Furlough Leave scheme. Additionally, Government published more informaiton. Read more…

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Advice on Furlough Leave

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a Furlough Leave scheme on 20 March. While details are yet to be finalised, DLP is answering as many questions¬† as possible PLUS providing a free Furlough Letter you can use to place employees on Furlough Leave. Read more…


A Changing Landscape

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues Government made many changes that affect UK business and individuals. From changes to Isolation Notes, Employment Tribunals, Employment Appeal Tribunals, Civil and Family Courts and delays to IR35 changes. ACAS has also updated their guidance.¬†Most likely your business has been impacted: perhaps severely. DLP is here to help. Reach out to us with any questions you have. Read more…


Statutory Sick Pay Rules Published

Government published SSP rules to help minimise the impact to businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more…


Relief based on the 2020 budget announced 11 March

Numerous reliefs were announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, in his 2020 budget. Read more…


Sick Pay

On 4 March the Prime Minister said that sick pay will begin on the first day of sickness as opposed to the 4th day. Read more…


General Tips for Employers

DLP recommendations for employers to minimise the impact of Coronavirus in the workplace. Read more…

This page does not offer legal advice for your organisation or specific situation. Further, DLP is not qualified to offer medical advice.