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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) Independent Schools

What Schools Need to Know About The Job Support Scheme

Thursday, 22 October 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is coming to an end on 31 October 2020. The Government has recently announced the Job Support Scheme (JSS) as a way of continuing to support employers impacted by the pandemic to meet the cost of paying staff.

What Schools Need to Know About The Job Support Scheme

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Independent Schools

The Job Retention Bonus - What Your School Needs to Know

Thursday, 22 October 2020

The Job Retention Bonus (Bonus) has been put in place to incentivise employers to retain staff who were furloughed and to minimise redundancy programmes following the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) or furlough scheme on 31 October.

The Job Retention Bonus  - What Your School Needs to Know

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Independent Schools

Remote Learning and Commercial Opportunities for Schools

Thursday, 22 October 2020

Having developed very effective remote learning provision in response to the challenge of coronavirus (COVID-19), many schools are now considering how they might leverage that experience in order to access new markets for their services.

Remote Learning and Commercial Opportunities for Schools

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Higher Education

Data Protection Considerations for Universities When Recording Lectures

Monday, 19 October 2020

As the pandemic continues, universities are looking to move away from in-person teaching, instead turning to online learning by providing recorded lectures.

Data Protection Considerations for Universities When Recording Lectures

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

Tuition Fee Refunds - the Current Position

Monday, 19 October 2020

Following our previous blogs on this topic, we have prepared an update on the current position for higher education institutions.

Tuition Fee Refunds - the Current Position

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) Pharma & Life Sciences

What Is the Value of Community Pharmacy in England Under COVID-19?

Thursday, 15 October 2020

Whilst the Government has been singing the praises of workers in the NHS, particularly those working in hospitals, one sector of health professionals that have been working throughout the pandemic has hardly received a mention.

What Is the Value of Community Pharmacy in England Under COVID-19?

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