Furlough Cut Off Deadline Will Not Apply To Those Returning To Work From Various Forms Of Parental Leave

The Treasury announced yesterday that parents on statutory maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental and parental bereavement leave who return to work in the coming months, will be eligible for the...


Travel Quarantine Rules – Impact On Employers

Those arriving in the UK (or returning to the UK from abroad) on or after 8th June will be required to self-isolate, i.e. they are not allowed to leave the...


Relief From Sanctions Application Where Costs Budget Was Late

In the recent case of Heathfield International LLC v Axiom Stone [2020] EWHC 1075 (Ch) the Court refused to grant relief from sanctions where a party had failed to file...


Coronavirus – What Should Businesses Do If A Wedding Has Been Cancelled Or Postponed?

With weddings no longer able to take place across the UK as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of venues and suppliers are losing out on business at what...


Recovering Financial Losses From The Woodford Equity Income Fund

The winding up of the Woodford Equity Income Fund and the closure of Woodford Investment Management last year understandably had a significant financial impact on those who had invested in...


Implementing Redundancies Due To COVID-19

On 29th May, the Chancellor announced more details around the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which will now finish on 31st October 2020. Collective redundancy consultation Prior...


Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Changes – What Do They Mean For Employers?

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – which was introduced as part of a package of measures to safeguard jobs and alleviate the impact of COVID-19 on businesses across the...


Self-Employment Support Scheme (SEISS) Extended

On Friday 29th May, the Chancellor announced a further extension to the SEISS which has so far seen 2.3 million claims worth £6.8 billion. Extension of SEISS – eligibility Those...


Working Safely During The Coronavirus – Employers’ Responsibilities To Protect Employees When Returning Back To Work

The Government has released industry-specific, non-statutory guidance to assist employers, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic. Working safely during coronavirus guidance This guidance...


Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

The Government’s new online service enabling qualifying employers to reclaim COVID-19-related statutory sick pay (SSP) went live this morning (26th May 2020). Coronavirus SSP Rebate Scheme explained The SSP Rebate...


Misrepresentation & Entire Agreement Clauses – Ensuring Your Contract Contains Everything You Want It To

Many may be surprised to discover that sometimes, despite one party to a contract making misrepresentations which have induced the other into a contract, the contract can still (in some...


The Future Fund

The Future Fund opened for applications on Wednesday 20th May 2020. The new Government scheme offers convertible loans to UK businesses ranging from £125,000 to £5 million, the loan amount...


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