Government Support Measures

The Governments of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and Belarus are supporting businesses with packages of economic measures: wage subsidies, loans and loan guarantees, tax incentives, rent releases and other benefits. Read about them here.

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  • Latvia: New responsibilities for employers

    Publication / Andis Burkevics, Ērika Bužinska

    As of 19.11.2020, employers must establish the contact persons of a person infected with Covid-19 in the workplace. According to Cabinet of Ministers order no. 655 of 06.11.2020 “On the declaration of a state of emergency” from 06.11.2020 employers must appoint a responsible person for limiting the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace. According to […]

  • Government support in Latvia to companies suffering from the Covid-19 outbreak

    Publication / Eva Berlaus, Lūcija Strauta

    While Covid-19 restrictions continue, the government has decided on support measures to companies suffering from Covid-19. The government has approved the following support measures: Compensation for working capital turnover This support will be available to taxpayers, micro-, small and medium companies, as well as large companies (performers of economic activity) registered at the State Revenue […]

  • Emergency situation announced in Latvia

    Publication / Andis Burkevics, Māris Simulis, Ērika Bužinska

    From 9 November 2020 to 6 December 2020, an emergency situation will be in force in Latvia, with the right to extend or shorten it. An emergency situation is a special legal regime during which the government has the right to restrict the rights and freedoms of state administration and local government institutions, natural and legal persons […]



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