Advice relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19) provided by acas.

Working safely


Advice for employers and employees about working safely and going to the workplace during coronavirus.


Furlough and pay

Using the government's furlough scheme to put staff on temporary leave during coronavirus.


Furlough letter templates

Agreement letter templates for employers to start, extend or end furlough.


Working from home

Advice on working from home during coronavirus.


Shielding and vulnerable people

Advice on supporting people who are returning to work after shielding or at risk of severe illness from coronavirus.


Sick pay for self-isolation

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) entitlement when self-isolating because of coronavirus.


Holiday and leave

Advice on time off during coronavirus, using and carrying over holiday, and returning to the UK.


Disciplinary and grievance procedures

Carrying out fair disciplinary and grievance procedures during coronavirus.


Mental health

Looking after mental health at work during coronavirus.


Related content

Lay-offs and short-time working

Employers may need to consider lay-offs (sending employees home temporarily) or short-time working (reducing working hours).



Advice for employees and employers during the redundancy process - including redundancy pay, notice and appeals.


Training for employers: transition from lockdown

Book a place on our remote training course.

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