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We have all had to adapt in our business and personal lives to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Our legal experts consider the implications and provide informed and pragmatic commentary on the key issues, considering all the latest Government updates and advice.
If you have any queries, please get in touch.
This week's announcement by the Chancellor heralds a major overhaul of the previously announced Job Support Scheme. Rustom Tata provides a further update in his latest blog.
The recent announcement by the Chancellor of the Job Support Scheme (JSS) heralds the next stage of the support for employers and employees facing the impact of Covid-19 on business. What do we know so far?
With air bridges collapsing and many employees needing to quarantine on their return from their summer holidays, Employment expert Abigail Maino questions what this means for employers
Employment expert Greg Burgess sumarises the changes to the furlough scheme from 31 October and questions whether this will really be enough to curb unemployment
Sarah Higgs, expert solicitor in our Private Client team, explores what reliefs are available from inheritance tax and encourages clients to use them before they change
Planning Partner Chloe Karamian discusses the Coronavirus CIL amendment regulations designed to reduce cash flow issues for developers
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2019-21 has completed its passage through Parliament and received Royal Assent, and the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2019-21 has been published.
Olga Powell considers why succession plans should be top of the agenda for a lot of private businesses as Inheritance tax changes may affect businesses in a way that they do not anticipate.
Camilla Bishop discusses asset planning to save on Inheritance Tax costs during the current crisis
As restrictions continue to be lifted, Corporate Partner Nick Williams discusses further changes to AGMs during COVID-19
Jonathan Compton, Partner considers the Legal Challenges by IAG and Ryan Air to the UK Government's plans for a 14 day quarantine for anyone arriving in the UK from any country.
Employment Partner Adam Williams highlights the changes the Government has made to the furlough scheme
Jonathan Grant gives a quick guide to the issues buyers and investors will consider when targeting opportunities as we emerge from lockdown.
Robert Ganpatsingh explains that in spite of COVID 19 restrictions injunctions can be obtained at lightning speed.
The Government has published the Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill 2019-21. Corporate Partner Nick Williams breaks this down further for you.
Corporate Partner Nick Williams discusses the Government's new legislation, providing further comment on AGMs
Danos Athanasi considers the options if your earn-out can no longer be achieved
As the Government announces that it is extending the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, Employment partner Rebecca Thornley-Gibson provides her thoughts on returning to work during the crisis
Jonathan Compton considers the implications for the regulation of data in the Covid era.
Katie Layton summarises some of the key measures put in place by HM Land Registry to verify a person's identity and sign deeds
As many of us face the trials and tribulations of our cancelled holidays due to Covid-19, Jonathan Compton explains the legal position of customers vs aviation authorities
Dispute Resolution expert Jonathan Compton comments on the recent "breathing space" suggested by Lords Neuberger and Phillips
Head of Commercial John Yates takes a look at some key considerations for security during home working
Michael Wrigley and Katie Layton look in more detail at the new scheme announced by the government to help smaller business through the pandemic
Dispute Resolution Partner, James Colvin, offers his practical tips for your commercial contracts during the current pandemic
Greg Burgess explores the key points to consider when planning and making redundancies.
Simon Elcock looks at whether companies refusing to pay out business interruption insurance may be in breach of their contract
As the Government finally answers some questions on annual leave during furlough, Employment Partner Rebecca Thornley-Gibson reviews the main points
Banking expert Katie Layton comments on the most recent update from Companies House
Corporate Partner Nick Williams looks a how the Government's new scheme may help unlisted UK-based companies
Nick Williams looks at some of the answers published surrounding Annual General Meetings
Does the current outbreak amount to a frustrating event which will allow a contract to be discharged? Kelly Mills explores further
Will Walsh, Employment Partner considers the question – whether you can withdraw a job offer as a result of reduced work caused by COVID 19
Could PE backed businesses miss out on some of the safety nets put in place by the Government to save companies during the crisis?
On 15 April 2020 the Government provided further guidance regarding eligibility for, and payments under, the CJRS
Keith Pearlman comments on the lingering concerns for commercial tenants surrounding The Coronavirus Act 2020
Katie Layton discusses the effects on businesses that may lead to a breach of loan agreement terms during the current pandemic
Our banking experts offer advice on the new guidance published by the Financial Conduct Authority
Employment Partner Rebecca Thornley-Gibson offers further furlough guidance and plans for Phase 2 of the scheme
Employment Partner Adam Williams discusses the challenges for visa holders and their sponsors during COVID-19
Help is available for victims of domestic abuse during lockdown. Family lawyer, Samantha Jago, highlights the options
Banking experts Gwen Godfrey and Katie Layton look at one of the schemes to help businesses through COVID-19
Insolvency expert Tim Symes considers the government’s suspension of wrongful trading legislation: pragmatic, yes, but it’s not carte blanche
Be practical, be pragmatic, plan for the recovery: Fay Goodson looks at the advice being given to planning authorities
The Government, regulators and representative bodies have been responding swiftly to the challenges COVID-19 has been presenting for companies. Nick Williams reviews the latest updates.
Rebecca Leeves looks at the logistical issue of executing contracts in a crisis
As further details are published regarding the Coronavrius Job Retention Scheme, Employment Partner Rustom Tata discusses the key points raised.
Kelly Mills offers some top tips for managing cash flow in these difficult times
Jonathan Compton looks at a new funding stream available to support large corporates
Lorna Fairbairn and Jennifer Charlton are thinking outside the box to ensure that making or updating a will or power of attorney is easy even when the signature of several different people is required
AIM Regulation has announced temporary measures whereby an AIM company will be able to apply for a three month extension for the publication of its annual audited accounts.
Gwen Godfrey and Michael Wrigley comment further on the new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme which went live on 23 March 2020.
As just one word continues to dominate the headlines, Maria Guida considers the latest guidelines for licensed premises
Employers may face difficult choices when deciding which employees should be furloughed, retained in the business and possibly made redundant. Rebecca Thornley-Gibson takes a further look at these options.
The Government is doing what it can to support businesses; Maria Guida looks at what a moratorium on evictions means for landlords and tenants
Whilst business and employment matters receive attention, Samantha Jago considers how family contact might be affected by the coronavirus crisis
‘Unprecedented’ is the word of the moment, with multiple measures to support businesses through a unique situation
Nick Williams and Nuria Ashmore Barrios look at the recommendations that can assist businesses in their early stage
Chairman and Employment Partner, Rustom Tata explains what we know about the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
AIM specialist Nick Williams highlights the temporary measures being adopted to support AIM companies during COVID-19 crisis
Will “whatever it takes” get close to saving retail, leisure and hospitality industries?
Corporate Partner, Nick Williams provides insight into how your business can host AGMs during the COVID-19 outbreak
Emily Wood considers the emergency legislation proposed to protect tenants from possession proceedings during current pandemic
The coronavirus outbreak raises a host of difficult legal issues for employers. Will Walsh addresses the most common.
The impact of coronavirus on distribution and supply chains will be felt from some considerable time; Rebecca Leeves shares her thoughts on how to protect your business
The coronavirus outbreak raises a number of difficult legal issues for employers of staff who have travelled from or with plans to visit affected areas. Employment Partner Will Walsh addresses the most common questions.
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