The national and global emergency situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic is a challenge both for business owners and the wider business environment. The declared state of emergency also concerns the rights and obligations arising from the employment relationships. How to deal with a changing situation and what should businesses focus on in the first place?

Labor law What can employers do to minimize losses from coronavirus?
Estonia declared a state of emergency (defined in national law as “emergency situation”) on 12 March 2020 and this affects the rights and responsibilities
Remote working Remote working leads the concept of employment injury to absurd
The employer has an obligation to ensure the safety of its employee, but in the conditions of a home office, a legal requirement may become absurd, it was
Business model innovation Overcoming the crisis through strategic repositioning and business model innovation
The Covid-19 crisis has undoubtedly disrupted the equilibrium model of the world economy, as well as on the micro-level the equilibriums of many businesses.
Law amendment Pillar II: In October, the ball is in the hands of pension collectors
This summer, the state suspended its payments to the second pension pillar of working people. During October, however, people will be able to decide whether or
Risk management Crisis – the perfect time for fraudsters?
In a crisis, the internal control system must remain a priority. In order not to find yourself fighting the consequences of corruption and fraud after a crisis
Innovation A race for digital business models
COVID-19 led to a crisis that has accelerated the changes that were actually taking place even before the so – called era of social distancing. Those with the
Labor law Unemployed people can temporarily work, and their benefits increase
Amendments to the Labour Market Services and Benefits Act (hereinafter LMSBA) and the Unemployment Insurance Act create the possibility of temporary
Remote work A five-year leap in two months: remote work as a new norm
Remote work due to the coronavirus in companies is becoming a new positive trend, which is difficult to reverse, but both companies and employees will benefit
Collecting debts during the crisis
Businesses in various sectors do not have a positive outlook for their turnover forecasts due to the corona crisis. As a result, they may have an extra
Business plan as the backbone of the company
There are different reasons for drawing up a business plan and the target groups can vary as well. Detailed business plans are compiled when starting a
How will the new situation affect accounting and auditing?
Auditors, accountants and other white-collar workers have recently been working mainly from home offices. We can expect that more and more audits and
The debtors are not obliged to submit bankruptcy petitions in the coming months
The amendment of Bankruptcy Act entered into force, where the commencement of the term of the obligation to submit bankruptcy petition shall be suspended for
Remote authentication – a possibility to carry out a notarial transaction from home
On February 1st 2020, remote authentication was introduced for notarial transactions, which is equivalent to ordinary notarial authentication, i.e.
How to account for the Unemployment Insurance Fund's temporary subsidy?
The Accounting Standards Board has ruled that subsidy paid by the Unemployment Insurance Fund should be recognised as government grant as treated in Accounting
Crisis management How to use a crisis situation to improve risk management?
In a crisis, companies need to be able to respond quickly to change and to meet the needs of their employees, customers and partners, while managing the

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