Employment & Contractual
Legal Responsibilities

WHAT CONTRACTUAL LIABILITIES AM I CURRENTLY EXPOSED TO?
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It is recommended that you conduct a review of all current and pending contracts to understand what the implications are and liabilities may be for your business of any delays to the programme.

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WHAT ARE MY LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES AS AN EMPLOYER?
IF YOU ARE ASKING CERTAIN STAFF MEMBERS TO WORK FROM HOME, HOW CAN I BEST MONITOR THEIR PRODUCTIVITY?
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Working from home in the short term to complete a task is relatively easy to manage, but longer term it may become more challenging to ensure that there is efficient work and that you are able to monitor their performance.

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CAN I DELAY FULFILLING MY CUSTOMER CONTRACTS?
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Whilst the potential for delay may seem obvious, it is vital that you continue to follow your contractual responsibilities and many contracts will provide express guidance on early warning of delays. Any request for an extension should make note of the provisions within the contract. Speak to your legal advisor.

ARE MY POTENTIAL LIABILITIES COVERED BY FORCE MAJEURE? HOW DO I INVOKE FORCE MAJEURE?
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Confirm that your force majeure definition includes epidemic or pandemic or civil emergency or similar. In the absence of such knowledge, then it may be the case that a business can rely on action taken by the authorities.

 

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