The rules on state aid for temporary reduced salary and working hours due to Covid-19

The new rules on state aid for reduced salary and working hours render a large number of questions and there is only limited guidance on how to interpretate the new rules which has been drafted in a hurry by the Government. The Swedish authority Tillväxtverket, which is the authority that will decide on which employers are entiteld to the state aid, continuously updates its website with the latest information available. Please read more here.

The rules on state aid for reduced salary and working hours are only one of several actions employers may take to reduce their costs for personnel.

If you would like more information, or specific advice, please contact our L&E team: Anna Jerndorf, Lisa Ericsson, Cecilia Bergman

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