“Rain rain go away, come again another day.”

Sarah-Varani-150x150Many businesses going through a bad patch due to the recent floods may have to consider laying off staff or putting them on short time and ultimately making them redundant if things don’t improve.

An employer is generally entitled to tell their staff not to come into work as there is no legally enforceable right to work. However, there is an obligation to pay employees the agreed salary. So usually the employer must pay full pay, unless it has been agreed otherwise or is set out in the contract of employment.
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