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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

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

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Guidance for Employers on Coronavirus Testing

Friday, 25 September 2020

New guidance published by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) provides key information for employers on coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and contact tracing.

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

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

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

Thursday, 24 September 2020

The Chancellor has announced a new 'Job Support Scheme' (New Scheme) under which the Government will top up the wages of workers, so that they can be paid for up to two-thirds of their working hours, for six months from November 2020.

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

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Private Client

Wills Witnessed on Video Calls Made Legal from 28 September 2020

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

This summer, the Government announced that it would revise its Wills legislation in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) and from 28 September 2020 the necessary legislation to temporarily permit Wills to be witnessed by video conference...

Wills Witnessed on Video Calls Made Legal from 28 September 2020

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus - Updated Furlough Pay Guidance

Friday, 18 September 2020

The Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has less than two months left to run, but continues to attract lots of attention around administration and ensuring claims are processed correctly.

Coronavirus - Updated Furlough Pay Guidance

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

Coronavirus - Government Test and Trace Guidance Updated

Friday, 18 September 2020

In a move that has implications for employers, the Government has updated its sector specific guidance on the NHS Test and Trace scheme.

Coronavirus - Government Test and Trace Guidance Updated

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

How Is Coronavirus Affecting Clinical Trials and Future Innovation in the UK?

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

A recent analysis by the University of Southampton has shown the devastating effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the early stage research space through the suspension of over 9,000, and cancelling of over 1,000, clinical trials in the UK.

How Is Coronavirus Affecting Clinical Trials and Future Innovation in the UK?

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

Is the UK Going to Get a Vaccine for Coronavirus First?

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

The gold rush pales in comparison to the race to get a safe and effective vaccine for coronavirus (COVID-19) on the market. But what people really want to know, is who is going to be the first and is it going to be the UK?

Is the UK Going to Get a Vaccine for COVID-19 First?

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

Inside AstraZeneca - The Experience As an In-House Lawyer

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, pharmaceutical companies have been in the headlines on a regular basis, and none more so than AstraZeneca.

Inside AstraZeneca - The Experience As an In-House Lawyer

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

Coronavirus Will Not Be Eradicated, SAGE Expert Warns

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) will not be eradicated, and repeat vaccines will be needed to help the population through, Professor Sir Mark Walport, a member of SAGE (the Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies) has warned.

Coronavirus Will Not Be Eradicated, SAGE Expert Warns

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

Coronavirus - What Serious Incidents Should Academies Be Reporting to the ESFA?

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Academy trusts should be aware of their duty under their funding agreements to comply with Charity Commission guidance on the reporting of serious incidents to the ESFA.

Coronavirus - What Serious Incidents Should Academies Be Reporting to the ESFA?

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

Examination Results in 2020 - What Next?

Thursday, 24 September 2020

The Government's u-turn on the standardisation of centre assessed grades (CAGs) for this year's A-level and GCSE grading has marked a shift of emphasis to those who are unhappy with their grades based on their CAGs or awarded result, if higher.

Examination Results in 2020 - What Next?