• Careers
  • Contact Us
Coronavirus (Covid-19) - The Legal Implications

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Specialist advice on the legal implications of coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Updated Guidance on Shielding and Implications for Employers

Friday, 23 October 2020

Following the announcement of new local coronavirus (COVID-19) alert levels, the Government has updated the shielding guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable individuals.

Updated Guidance on Shielding and Implications for Employers

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 'Job Support Scheme' Extension Unveiled

Friday, 23 October 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced two significant updates to the 'Job Support Scheme' (the Scheme) set to launch on 1 November 2020 as a replacement to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which comes to an end on 31 October.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - 'Job Support Scheme' Extension Unveiled

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Protecting Staff Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday, 19 October 2020

The human impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the different ways it can affect employees’ lives is coming more sharply into focus as the second wave is upon us and stricter local restrictions are imposed.

Protecting Staff Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

What Impact Will the 3 Tiered System Have on the Job Support Scheme?

Friday, 16 October 2020

With a growing number of areas being placed into local lockdowns under the Government's 3 tiered COVID alert system, what support will be available for businesses who are forced to close due to local lockdown measures?

What Impact Will the 3 Tiered System Have on the Job Support Scheme?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Supporting Workers Suffering Domestic Abuse - CIPD and EHRC Issue Advice

Friday, 09 October 2020

The pandemic has been associated with an increase in the number of men and women seeking help for domestic abuse. New guidance from the CIPD and EHRC explains the importance of employers supporting staff in such extremely difficult personal circumstances.

Supporting Workers Suffering Domestic Abuse - CIPD and EHRC Issue Advice

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus - What Are the Latest Employment Updates?

Friday, 09 October 2020

This week has seen a number of coronavirus (COVID-19) related developments which have an impact on employers. We summarise the main updates below.

Coronavirus - What Are the Latest Employment Updates?

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Planning For the End of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Friday, 02 October 2020

Following the Chancellor's recent announcement, we now know what Government support will be available in the form of the new 'Job Support Scheme' (New Scheme) after the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) closes on 31 October 2020.

Returning to the Workplace - Where Should Charities Start?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Divorce & Family

We Are Delighted to Have Been Able to Help So Many Parents During Lockdown

Wednesday, 07 October 2020

The family team, led by Partner Samantha Hickman, are pleased to have been able to advise so many parents, grandparents and other family members during lockdown, particularly in respect of their child arrangements.

We Are Delighted to Have Been Able to Help So Many Parents During Lockdown

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Employment Law Updates - October 2020

Friday, 02 October 2020

As part of the new measures announced by the Prime Minister on 22 September 2020, office workers are again being advised to work from home if they can do so effectively.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) -  Employment Law Updates - October 2020

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Independent Schools

Managing the Risk of Furlough Fraud Allegations

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

As the Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Scheme) is winding down, HMRC's attention is increasingly turning to allegations of so-called unscrupulous employers committing 'furlough fraud'.

Managing the Risk of Furlough Fraud Allegations

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Independent Schools

Protecting Staff Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

The extent of the pandemic’s economic impact is becoming clear, with independent schools' attention often understandably focused on ensuring commercial stability. However, the human impact of coronavirus...

Protecting Staff Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Independent Schools

Coronavirus - How Can Independent Schools Navigate Data Protection Issues?

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Navigating data protection compliance often requires a careful balance between the rights and wishes of individuals against the wider benefits of using and sharing personal data.

Coronavirus - How Can Independent Schools Navigate Data Protection Issues?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Independent Schools

Chancellor Announces New 'Job Support Scheme' to Follow End of Furlough

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

The Chancellor has announced the Government's new 'Job Support Scheme' (New Scheme), which will be the successor to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) when it closes on 31 October 2020.

Chancellor Announces New 'Job Support Scheme' to Follow End of Furlough

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Further Update on the Government's New 'Job Support Scheme'

Friday, 25 September 2020

We provide a further update on the back of yesterday's announcement of the Government's new 'Job Support Scheme' (New Scheme).

New 'Job Support Scheme' to Follow the End of Furlough

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

Protecting Staff Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Whilst schools continue their remarkable efforts to ensure that the educational provision for their pupils continues, we know many are also focussing on the impact on their staff.

Protecting Staff Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic