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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) Healthcare

Is the GPhC Guaranteeing COVID-19 Immunity?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Andrew Andrews assesses whether the General Pharmaceutical Council has taken a relaxed attitude to its standards during the pandemic.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Lockdown - Guidance Changes Employers Need to Know

Friday, 15 January 2021

England has now entered a third national lockdown which is expected to remain in place until the middle of February 2021 although it may be that this is extended. What do employers need to know about lockdown guidance this time around?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Lockdown - Guidance Changes Employers Need to Know

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Thursday, 14 January 2021

The fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) has intensified in recent weeks, with the emergence of the new variant and the third national lockdown. However, there is good news on the horizon in the guise of the vaccination roll out.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Stamp Duty Land Tax 'Holiday' - Time's Running Out

Tuesday, 05 January 2021

To help the economy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) 'holiday' increases the SDLT threshold to £500,000 for property sales in England and Northern Ireland until 31 March 2021.

Stamp Duty Land Tax 'Holiday' - Time's Running Out

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus 'Furlough' Scheme Extended Until End of April 2021

Friday, 18 December 2020

Yesterday the Chancellor announced that the furlough scheme will be extended until the end of April 2021. This gives employers the opportunity to utilise the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for an additional month.

Furlough Scheme Extended Until End of April 2021

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

Coronavirus Hits UK Pharma Sales

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Many industries have been hit by coronavirus (COVID-19). To some people's surprise, this has also been in pharma, as can be seen from the latest results from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and AstraZeneca (AZ).

Coronavirus Hits UK Pharma Sales

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

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Space Soars in 2020 Despite Pandemic

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

The UK is leading the way when it comes to advanced therapies, as we heard recently at the 2020 PING Conference - Britain's Great Life Sciences Future: Genomics Personalised Medicine and AI.

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Space Soars in 2020 Despite Pandemic

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation

Government Extends Protection for Commercial Tenants Until March 2021

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

On 9 December 2020, the Government announced a further extension to protect commercial property tenants until 31 March 2021.

Government Extends Protection for Commercial Tenants Until March 2021

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Shielding Guidance Changes

Friday, 11 December 2020

Following the end of the second national lockdown and the move back to the local tier system, additional guidance has been provided for those who qualify as clinically extremely vulnerable.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Shielding Guidance Changes

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

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension - Furlough Update for Academies and Maintained Schools

Wednesday, 09 December 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Scheme) has been extended until 31 March 2021, with a review to take place in January 2021.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Extension - Furlough Update for Academies and Maintained Schools

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation

Beware Again the Six-Month Deadline For Pursuing Previous Tenants or Guarantors

Wednesday, 09 December 2020

We reported in June on the need to remember the strict time limits that sometimes apply to claims against former tenants and guarantors. Nearly 6 months after the June quarter, time may again be running out.

Beware Again the Six-Month Deadline For Pursuing Previous Tenants or Guarantors

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

Clarity of Expectation About Remote Education

Wednesday, 09 December 2020

Does the new Government Direction on the provision of remote education clarify the duties and expectations of schools during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

Clarity of Expectation About Remote Education

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Corporate

Can a Buyer Pull Out of a Deal Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Thursday, 03 December 2020

A recent case (Travelport Limited and others v WEX Inc) has provided guidance on the construction and application of material adverse effect clauses in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Can a Buyer Pull Out of a Deal Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Public Sector

Running Elections in 2021 - What's Changing?

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Elections are now likely to take place in May 2021. What are the challenges facing returning officers and their staff, running elections in a coronavirus (COVID-19) environment and what is being done to address them?

Running Elections in 2021 - What's Changing?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Public Sector

Can You Legally Record Video Meetings?

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Whilst video-conferencing via Zoom or Teams etc has allowed us to carry out our business relatively uninterrupted, they have also presented organisations with a new set of privacy considerations to take into account.

Can You Legally Record Video Meetings?