the Spread of the new coronavirus has been rocking the world of business, not least in the hospitality industry and the transportation industry. On Monday, the shipping company of Stena Line, a big notice about 950 employees, and, prior to that, the hotel chain Radisson announced half of its employees in Sweden.
as Of the public Employment service's most recent statistics reveal a considerable increase of the written notice. During the first two weeks of march, a total of 4.669 person affected by a notice of termination of employment. This can be compared with a 3.292 people, during the entire month of march last year.
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the director-general, Maria Mindhammar with the authority to handle the workload that might come with it.
"We put in the action that we need, and we believe that we have the capacity to cope with the situation, with the varselhantering, and, secondly, the development of which would be to be able to get rid of the redundancies," she said.
it is Mainly focused on warnings cover the major metropolitan areas, and hotel and restaurant operations that includes. 75% of them are distributed in Stockholm county, sweden, followed by twelve per cent in Västra Götaland county, sweden.
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with a series of measures aimed at supporting the business community. I think the man at the employment agency will mitigate the varselstormen in the future, and also the number of redundancy notices, which will lead to the termination of employment.
there is a system of korttidspermittering, and deferred tax payments.
" This is a great action to get it in with a notice and lay-offs, not to pull the trigger, with all that that entails. We are happy to see it, " says Mary Mindhammar.
- large notice yet, and depending on how the situation develops, it may require the setting of priorities in the business. The agency is already pressed in, and the great re-regulation, and kontorsbantningen, which was launched in the previous year.
" the Situation is strained, that is, we can't hide the fact. However, we do have a very good dialogue with the officials of the ministry and we are closely following developments in the situation.
" Yes, we have a pandemiplanering, and we have a crisis management and work with the issue just to have a look at our capabilities and how we are going to be able to cope with our tasks.
" I can't really go into it in detail, because we don't have everything, of course. However, there is a gathering of forces for that matter most of the time. It is a part of our business, which is widely misinterpreted, then that is where we need to invest resources in order to make it work, " says Mary Mindhammar.
for Example, in such a critical part of the business is the management of people who are looking for a cash register. They will need to be entered in the employment exchange only, and to delay the proceedings, so will also the the payment.
" it's that we pool our resources, so that clients will come to us, and we will make the decisions that need to be made. Then, we prioritize which do not have to be done at the moment.
"No, we've always had a pandemiplan, it's just that we all do it now and look at exactly how we are going to put it on in the organization so that we have the power," says Maria Mindhammar.
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