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New Lockdown Restrictions in Scotland Confirmed

Nov 17, 2020

New COVID-19 Restrictions for Scotland have this afternoon been confirmed by Holyrood. 11 local authority areas have been moved to Level 4 restrictions, 2 have moved down to Level 2 & 19 have remained the same.

New Lockdown Restrictions in Scotland Confirmed

We outline the implications for Scottish business workplaces these new Level 4 Restrictions have here: Which Businesses Will be Forced to Shut

From 6pm Friday 20 November, the new COVID-19 Restriction Level allocations will be:

Level 1:
Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar
Highland
Moray
Orkney
Shetland

Level 2:
Aberdeen City
Aberdeenshire
Argyll and Bute
Borders
Dumfries and Galloway

Level 3:
Angus
Clackmannanshire
Dundee City
Edinburgh
Falkirk
Fife
Inverclyde
North Ayrshire
Perth and Kinross

East Lothian and Midlothian will remain in Level 3 until Tuesday 24 November when they will move to Level 2.

Level 4:
East Ayrshire
East Dunbartonshire
East Renfrewshire
Glasgow
North Lanarkshire
Renfrewshire
South Ayrshire
South Lanarkshire
Stirling
West Dunbartonshire
West Lothian

Support for Employers

The COVID-19 lockdown restrictions and extension to the furlough scheme continue to present numerous and complex challenges for Employers. 

New Lockdown Restrictions in Scotland Confirmed

If you are an Employer and require advice and support on any employment matters, COVID related or otherwise, call us now on 0800 612 4772 or Contact us via our website and we will set assist you to navigate through the employment law minefield created by the COVID-19 crisis and comply with your legal obligations.

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Employment Law Updates

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COVID-19, COVID-19 Guidance for Employers, Lockdown Restrictions