Coronavirus: What to do if you think you might be laid off

Losing your job can be a huge financial hit, affecting your ability to pay your rent or mortgage, bills and your mental health. If you are worried about being made redundant, make sure to check your employment contract, which will let you know what your rights are regarding pay and notice. If you do lose your job, you may be able to cover your living costs with redundancy pay or with your savings.  “Perhaps they might even be having similar thoughts themselves, so you could provide mutual support to each other. If you do choose to confide in your colleagues, try not to instill doubt into them or spread any rumours.” “Investing in your wellbeing will also help you manage any negative thoughts about losing your job,” Adair says.