Work And The COVID-19 Crisis: The Legal Implications

Article written by Graeme Wilson in Heavy Chef Publication

Business, and life as we know it, has been strongly altered over the last couple of months. Quite unexpectedly, the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the way in which we go about our daily business, and sadly it appears like this is not going to change in the near future.

While it is no longer business as usual, in a sense it has to be. Only if we focus on keeping our livelihood and that of the people we work with intact can we truly contribute to a situation that is feeling more and more hopeless as news of the impact COVID-19 is having on lives and commerce across the world reaches us.

At the very least, we have the obligation to try our best to keep things running so that once we’ve beaten this virus, we have something left to go back to.

Needless to say, there are many questions that business owners have about what the legal implications of coronavirus are, especially with regard to non-performance of contracts and the well-being of staff. Lucky for us, we have Whipping The Cat – one of Heavy Chef’s partners and a respected name in the legal game – on hand to help us get down to the nitty-gritty of legal matters in a time like now. Whipping The Cat CEO Graeme Wilson has this legal advice for business owners.

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