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Browse our law brief articles and blogs, aimed at addressing the practical implications of the latest legal developments affecting you and your organisation.

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Corporate

Business Interruption Loan Scheme - Protect Your Business During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, 03 April 2020

As the coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to develop, smaller firms are struggling to take advantage of the Business Interruption Loan Scheme due to accredited lenders failing to approve the growing number of applications.

Business Interruption Loan Scheme - Protect Your Business During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection

Coronavirus - 5 Ways to Protect Your Organisation Against Cyber Attacks

Friday, 03 April 2020

The UK has seen some incredible acts of kindness over the last few weeks as we rally together during this uncertain time.

Coronavirus - 5 Ways to Protect Your Organisation Against Cyber Attacks

Articles & Blogs Employment

New Vento Bands Come into Force From 6 April 2020

Friday, 03 April 2020

The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England & Wales and Scotland have published new guidance on award levels for compensation for injury to feelings and psychiatric injury.

New Vento Bands Come into Force From 6 April 2020

Academies & MATs Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus - FAQs on Governance Issues for Academies

Friday, 03 April 2020

The Department for Education (DfE) released updated guidance for school governance on 25 March 2020 in order to reiterate the key messages recently published around Coronavirus (Covid-19) school closures and governance issues.

Coronavirus - FAQs on Governance Issues for Academies

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection

Coronavirus - Community Groups and Data Sharing

Friday, 03 April 2020

Many people will have been reminded in the last few weeks to "look for the helpers".

Coronavirus - Community Groups and Data Sharing

Academies & MATs Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus and Educational Provision - FAQs for Academies

Thursday, 02 April 2020

We have summarised below key questions and answers academy trusts and maintained schools are facing when it comes to educational provision during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus and Educational Provision - FAQs for Academies

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Private Client

Making a Will in Light of Coronavirus? What You Need to Avoid

Thursday, 02 April 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has understandably caused many people to review their Wills, to check everything is in order should the worst happen.

Making a Will in Light of Coronavirus? What You Need to Avoid

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus Update for Charitable Companies - Insolvency and AGMs

Thursday, 02 April 2020

On Saturday 28 March 2020, the Business Secretary, Alok Sharma, announced two measures to help charities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Both measures are primarily relevant to charitable companies.

Coronavirus Update for Charitable Companies - Insolvency and AGMs

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Charity Administration and Coronavirus

Thursday, 02 April 2020

Alongside supporting staff, transitioning to remote working where possible and weathering the financial impacts of the coronavirus, charity leaders also need to consider the impact on charity governance arrangements.

Charity Administration and Coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Information Law

Morrisons Not 'Vicariously Liable' for Employee's Data Breach

Thursday, 02 April 2020

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that the supermarket chain Morrisons was not vicariously liable for its employee's malicious data breach.

Morrisons Not 'Vicariously Liable' for Employee's Data Breach

Academies & MATs Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus and the Payment of Suppliers - FAQs for Schools and Academy Trusts

Thursday, 02 April 2020

We answer your common questions about the new government guidance which states that academies and maintained schools must continue to pay suppliers.

Coronavirus and the Payment of Suppliers - FAQs for Academies

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Corporate

Coronavirus - Could It Make You Fall Out With Your Shareholders?

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting businesses and organisations in all manner of ways.

Coronavirus - Could It Make You Fall Out With Your Shareholders?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Immigration

Coronavirus Update - Changes to Right to Work Checks

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

The government has published updated guidance advice for employers carrying out right to work checks during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Update - Changes to Right to Work Checks

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Corporate

Will Coronavirus Affect Your Employee Share Option Scheme?

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

You may be an employee who holds share options or you may be an employer who has granted share options to employees. Either way, dependent on how your share scheme rules are drafted, the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis may have an impact on you.

Will Coronavirus Affect Your Employee Share Option Scheme?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Corporate

Coronavirus and the Covid Corporate Financing Facility - How Broad is Its Scope?

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

In its summary on Monday 30 March of the government's programmes to support the economy, the Financial Times reported criticisms of the narrow scope of the Covid Corporate Financing Facility ("CCFF") which are not entirely merited.

Coronavirus and the Covid Corporate Financing Facility - How Broad is Its Scope?