On the 15th of March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared the COVID-19 pandemic as a national disaster in South Africa. Since then, the country was placed under full lockdown on the 26th of March 2020 at 23:59 SAST following the implementation of the National Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002.
This has meant that employees have been compelled to take leave and not out of choice. Some companies have also been forced to lay off employees or close their doors in response to the pandemic.
To assist both these employers and employees, the government has established a scheme to provide special benefits, known as the Temporary Employee / Employer Relief Scheme.
To ascertain whether you are eligible either as an employer or an employee to claim from this Temporary Relief Scheme during the COVID-19 pandemic and for assistance in doing so, please contact our offices.
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