Third of employers expect COVID-19 to impact worker contracts

Benefits being used to support employees

Adam Saville
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Third of employers expect COVID-19 to impact worker contracts

REBA survey reveals UK employers planning to reduce working hours, impose leave or cut pay

While most employers (59%) have made no changes to contracts since the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) hit the UK, as many as one in three (33%) employers plan to do so, a survey by Reward & Employee Benefits Association (REBA) has suggested. REBA director Debi O'Donovan said: "This is a huge proportion of employers planning to make significant changes. We at REBA would expect that proportion to rise unless there is an external reassurance or support coming from government, or a medical breakthrough...

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