COVID-19 (Archived) > COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) > What relief measures are there for employees?

The Government has announced several relief schemes and initiatives in an attempt to support South African businesses through the Lockdown period. As a minimum, all businesses impacted financially by the COVID-19 pandemic should apply for TERS for their employees.

In addition to TERS and the other initiatives in place to assist businesses to pay employees (outlined here), individuals can also apply for Social Relief of Distress grants.

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