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Coronavirus (Covid-19) - The Legal Implications

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Specialist advice on the legal implications of coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

New Details Published on the Government Job Retention Bonus Scheme

Friday, 07 August 2020

HMRC has issued a policy paper ('Paper') providing more detail on the Job Retention Bonus ('Bonus'), due to be paid out in January 2021.

Further Details Published on Government Job Retention Bonus Scheme

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

HMRC Publishes Guidance on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Errors and Penalties

Friday, 07 August 2020

With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ('Scheme') now well underway, it is well known HMRC has enforcement and clawback powers in order to recover money and impose penalties in case of misuse of the Scheme.

HMRC Publishes Guidance on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Errors and Penalties

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Fees, Offers, and Grades - What's Changed in Higher Education?

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

How has the continued coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic changed the higher education landscape when considering student matters such as tuition fees, unconditional offers, and grades?

Fees, Offers, and Grades - What's Changed in Higher Education?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Face Masks in Higher Education - What to Consider

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Higher education institutions (HEIs) are now preparing for students and staff to safely return to campus in September. Staff and students from a variety of places and backgrounds may have differing opinions on the use of face masks and coverings.

Face Masks in Higher Education - What to Consider

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Indian Business Invents Device That 'Disables' Air and Surface-Borne Coronavirus

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Indian media outlets have reported that a Bengalaru-based business, Shreis Scalene Therapeutics, has developed a prototype device that can disable the human to human transmission of the Corona family of viruses, including COVID-19.

Indian Business Invents Device that 'Disables' Air and Surface-Borne Coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - What Notice Periods Can You Claim?

Friday, 31 July 2020

The Government released further guidance on what notice periods you can claim under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Disability Discrimination - The Court of Appeal Offers Guidance to Employers

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

New Law to Protect Furloughed Workers' Statutory Redundancy and Notice Payments

Thursday, 30 July 2020

The Government has announced new protection for furloughed workers who are made redundant during their furlough leave.

Disability Discrimination - The Court of Appeal Offers Guidance to Employers

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Post-Pandemic Finances - Universities and Their Lender Covenants

Thursday, 23 July 2020

It is imperative universities continue to monitor the potential effect of the pandemic on their existing borrowings in the coming months.

Post-Pandemic Finances - Universities and Their Lender Covenants

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Coronavirus - Government Announces Launch of New Restructuring Regime to Support Universities in Financial Distress

Thursday, 23 July 2020

Recognising the financial difficulties faced by higher education providers and the essential contribution they make to the economy and society as a whole, the Government has announced the Higher Education Restructuring Regime (HERR).

Coronavirus - Government Announces Launch of New Restructuring Regime to Support Universities in  Financial Distress

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Managing Your Workforce Following the Changes to International Travel Advice

Friday, 17 July 2020

Following recent changes to international travel advice, employers should continue to plan for all foreseeable eventualities in respect of staff travel abroad.

Managing Your Workforce Following the Changes to International Travel Advice

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19)

What Can Charity Landlords Do If a Tenant of Commercial Premises Does Not Pay Rent?

Friday, 10 July 2020

In the uncertainty surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19), many commercial tenants have come to a stark realisation that they cannot afford to pay rent.

What Can Charity Landlords Do If A Tenant of Commercial Premises Does Not Pay Rent?

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Charities - Trading Issues for Trading Companies

Friday, 10 July 2020

The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) has put a tremendous additional work load on board of trustees and senior leaders in charities. The pace of change has been high and the need for dynamic decision making has never been more important.

Charities - Trading Issues for Trading Companies

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Why Is Transparent and Accountable Governance Important?

Friday, 10 July 2020

The Charity Commission has published a regulatory alert serving as a reminder to all charities about meeting the core challenges of charity governance.

Why is Transparent and Accountable Governance Important?

Articles & Blogs Charities Coronavirus (Covid-19)

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 - What Do Charities Need to Know?

Friday, 10 July 2020

On the 26 June 2020, The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the Act) officially came into force, giving companies breathing space to continue to trade through the pandemic and avoid insolvency.

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 - What Do Charities Need to Know?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

How Can Your Business Benefit from the Chancellor's Mini-Budget?

Friday, 10 July 2020

This week, the Chancellor delivered a mini-budget, setting out the Government's plan to aid the UK economy's recovery from coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Failure to Address Workload Concerns May Amount to Breach of Contract and Discrimination Claims