The Government and the parties in the Parliament have agreed a number of measures aimed at protecting the Danish economy in the current extraordinary situation. Such measures e.g. provide businesses affected by the economic impact of coronavirus a right to receive compensation for some fixed costs.
The Government and the Parliament have reached an agreement which is e.g. aimed at seeing employees, workplaces and employers through the crisis caused by coronavirus and its impact on society.
According to one of the measures under the agreement, struggling businesses may receive compensation for some fixed costs. The scheme is being prepared and awaits its final passage through Parliament.
The Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs has issued a fact sheet (in Danish) on the measures in the agreement.
The content of the above is not, and should not be a substitute for legal advice.
Coronavirus – increased maximum compensation under the wage compensation scheme
The Danish Government and the social partners have agreed to strengthen the wage compensation scheme for private-sector employers by increasing the maximum compensation amount under the scheme to DKK 30,000 for salaried employees as well as non-salaried employees.
Coronavirus – Bill on wage compensation to the private sector introduced
The Danish Government has introduced the Bill on wage compensation to the private sector. Whilst the Bill does clarify a number of issues relating to the scheme, various questions concerning the scope of the scheme are still unanswered.