The Famagusta Tourism, Commercial and Industrial Company requested a letter from the President of the Republic to reduce the percentage of compulsory teleworking in the Services sector to 50%, without a maximum number of people, in order for the sector to function satisfactorily until the end of the restrictive measures. (TEVEA).
A written announcement of TEVEA states that “it has sent a letter to the President of the Republic on the issue of compulsory teleworking in the Services sector based on the new measures against the spread of the coronavirus. According to the decree of the Minister of Health dated 08 January 2021, mandatory teleworking is set at 85% with a maximum of 20 people with a physical presence in each professional establishment “.
It is added that “this period for the Services sector but also for companies in general, is a period of increased workload due to the submission for auditing the financial statements of the year 2020. Many companies do not have the necessary equipment for teleworking, resulting in some cases the make teleworking practically impossible “.
In addition, notes TEVEA, “it is necessary to staff insurance companies as issues of personnel and goods security arise, for companies that continue to operate normally and are an integral part of the supply chain of Cyprus.”
TEVEA in its letter to the President of the Republic “requested that the percentage of compulsory telework in the Services sector be reduced to 50%, without a maximum number of people so that the sector can function satisfactorily until the end of the restrictive measures”.
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