Andersen Tax & Legal professionals release a European guide to support employers against Covid-19

The European Firms of Andersen Global have compiled the following guide that outlines all employee support measures different countries in Europe have put in place to alleviate the effects of COVID-19.

The guide addresses the following regarding the COVID-19 crisis:

  • Main benefits for companies (salaries and social security contributions) to retain their workforce and the duration of such assistance
  • Relevant commitments/obligations regarding employee retention by companies awarded benefits and how long these will remain applicable
  • Employer obligations to facilitate remote working; is it optional? In optional cases, the factors to consider and duration of such measures
  • Can companies force employees to use their vacation or other leave, paid or unpaid, and for how long?