As an employer, you will be faced with many decisions very soon due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the lockdown and reduced business activities.
One such decision will be relating to staff employment and the need to cut costs. During this shocking time, we hope that you will not be faced with such decision such as to demote or retrench staff, put staff on short time, decrease or halt salaries, to mention a few.
The Council has consulted with our attorney in an attempt to provide you with relevant information to make informed decisions. Please refer to the attached Memo with attachments.
If you have general queries or questions relating to the below attached, please send them to me in writing and we will consult with the attorneys to obtain the answers.
Should you wish to consult with the attorneys to assist you in drawing up relevant contracts and documents, please email Ivan Swanepoel at ICS Attorneys on email@example.com for a quote.
Kindly note that the attached memo serves as a general guideline and does not constitute legal advice. Where appropriate, members are encouraged to seek independent legal counsel.