Breaking down the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act came into force on 26 June 2020. It brought about the biggest reform to the UK’s insolvency regime since the Enterprise Act 2003. While […]

Exploring the world of flexible furloughing

Since our last post on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Government has fleshed out the details of how the Scheme will operate from July onwards.  This blog will dive […]

Changes to insolvency law to help businesses during Covid-19

UPDATE: the Bill has now been enacted and came into force on 26 June 2020. The temporary measures mentioned below are due to expire on 30 September 2020.  The highly […]

Furlough and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme explained

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is part of the UK Government’s corona virus (covid-19) economic response. It aims to help businesses keep their employees by offering financial help to cover […]

Returning to work: what employers should know

The Government announced on the 10th May that employees which cannot work home should be encouraged to return to work. Consequently, a new set of guidelines have been issued to […]

Coronavirus: 5 key legal documents you should prepare

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has altered the routines of most people. At a time like this, it may be worth considering what legal documents can protect you and your family’s […]

5 questions on employee health and safety whilst WFH

Many employees are working from home now, but not everybody has an appropriate work station or home office. In a place of work, it’s the employer’s responsibility to ensure employee […]

Covid-19 and force majeure: FAQ

The restrictions and protective measures implemented by the government to cope with Covid-19 have made it impossible for some businesses to fulfil their contractual obligations. This raises questions on how […]

The future of wills

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic where social distancing is crucial, can you electronically sign a will?  On 17 July 2019, the US passed the Uniform Electronic Wills Act […]