Covid-19 is presenting unique and unprecedented challenges for employers who have to grapple with often complex HR and data protection related issues in a rapidly escalating crisis. Employers are anxious to ensure continuity of their business, the health and safety of their employees and compliance with data protection obligations where these arise.

Our Employment and Data Protection teams have been advising employers on these issues for a number of weeks and have collated responses to a number of frequently asked questions to assist employers at this time.