Employees information and guidance

If you work, this page has links to Government guidance and local information on COVID-19 related employment issues.

Jump to:

  1. Getting financial support
  2. Help with redundancy and finding work
  3. Working safely
  4. Working from home
  5. Childcare 
  6. Holiday and sick leave
  7. Apprenticeships
  8. Redundancy advice

Getting financial support

Read the latest government guidance on:

  • what happens if your employer has no work for you (furlough)
  • what to do if you or someone you live with is ill
  • Unemployed or redundant – what to do if you’ve lost your job
  • Self-employed – what to do if you’re getting less or no work
  • Discrimination at work - your rights

Find out about or apply for test and trace support payments

Help with redundancy and finding work

Read the latest government guidance on:

  • your rights if you're made redundant
  • your redundancy pay
  • financial support if you're made redundant
  • finding and applying for jobs
  • moving from benefits to work
  • training to improve your skills and employability

Working safely

Read the latest government guidance on:

  • how to work safely if you cannot work from home
  • how social distancing could work in your workplace
  • which workplaces should be open
  • where to get advice if you’re worried about working
  • protecting extremely vulnerable people at home
  • travel 
  • what to do if you get symptoms

Working from home

Read the latest government guidance on:

  • reasonable adjustments for working from home
  • how to claim tax relief for your work expenses
  • how annual leave is worked out
  • how to claim Access to Work if you have a disability or long-term health condition


Find out about changes made to the apprenticeship programme by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

Redundancy advice

If you're at risk of redundancy or have been made redundant, you can:


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