On the 8 April 2020, the President of Cyprus announced that the measures announced previously to restrict the spread of coronavirus on the island were to be extended until April 30, in line with the decisions adopted by the the Council of Ministers.
With regards to financial measures, President Anastasiades said that Council of Ministers’ decided to extend state support for employees and businesses until 12 June 2020. He also stated that employees and businesses will continue to receive support for a further four months following this period. We will update once further details and clarification is received regarding this extension.
A statement was issued following the announcement. The statement can be found here in English.
Statements made by the relevant minsters can be found here in Greek.
Where can employers and employees access further advice?
Cyprus Government – https://www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus/en/index.html
How can we help?
We hope that you and your families are safe and well, and that you are coping with the impact of COVID-19 on your working arrangements.
Most of March was dominated by coronavirus news and legal developments relating to the surrounding the pandemic. It appears that this will continue through for April.
As the situation evolves we are continuing to provide up to date and practical advice to help our clients prepare and respond to the the COVID-19 pandemic. We are available to assist employers with this and all workplace issues.
Theodorou Law is a Cyprus law firm with Cyprus lawyers and other legal experts on legal matters involving Cyprus law, EU law and international law. The above should be used as a source of general information only. It is not intended to give a definitive statement of the law.
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