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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) 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 Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Coronavirus - Vaccination Enhanced Service and Model Collaboration Agreement

Wednesday, 09 December 2020

At the start of the month, NHS England published the coronavirus (COVID-19) Enhanced Service (ES) Specification together with a model collaboration agreement for use by practices as part of the COVID-19 vaccination programme.

NHS England Issues New Guidance on Incorporation of GP Practices

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) Healthcare

Coronavirus - Protecting Your Medical Partnership

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Is your partnership agreement sufficient for dealing with the unforeseen effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic?

Coronavirus - Protecting Your Medical Partnership

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?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Public Sector

Freedom of Information Requests During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic means areas such as information requests are likely to have been low-priority for public authorities, but beware - the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) position has now changed.

Freedom of Information Requests During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

How to Prepare for HMRC Furlough Inspection Visits

Friday, 27 November 2020

We are aware that HMRC have recently requested certain information from organisations to check whether the business has been using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme correctly.

How to Prepare for HMRC Furlough Inspection Visits

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

Coronavirus - DfE Guidance on the Management of School Premises

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Academies and schools have been open for pupils of all age groups since the start of the autumn term.

Coronavirus - DfE Guidance on the Management of School Premises

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

Coronavirus - Supporting You with Your Subject Access Requests and Data Protection Compliance

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

We have recently launched a number of new services to help schools and academy trusts manage their everyday data protection issues during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Coronavirus - Supporting you with your Subject Access Requests and Data Protection Compliance

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Update

Friday, 20 November 2020

Following our article last Friday about the CJRS the legal framework for the extended scheme has been issued in the form of a new Treasury Direction.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Update

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Real Living Wage Increase

Friday, 20 November 2020

It was announced on 9 November 2020 that the Real Living Wage (RLW) will increase due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Real Living Wage Increase

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Full Guidance for the Furlough Scheme Extension Released

Friday, 13 November 2020

Following the announcement on 5 November 2020 that the furlough scheme will be extended until 31 March 2021, the full guidance for calculating and making claims has been released, by way of updates to the existing patchwork of guidance notes.

Full Guidance for the Furlough Scheme Extension Released

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Furlough Scheme Extended Until 31 March 2021

Friday, 06 November 2020

On 5 November 2020, the Chancellor announced that the furlough scheme will be extended until the 31 March 2021, with a review to take place in January 2021. This update is based on our current understanding of the rules, as published on 6 November 2020.

Furlough Scheme Extended Until 31 March 2021