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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 Immigration

Coronavirus - New Immigration Guidance Published

Friday, 14 August 2020

The Home Office has published further guidance on the measures they have put in place for individuals whose UK immigration status may be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus - New Immigration Guidance Published

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Data Protection Information Law

Coronavirus Test and Trace FAQs for Hospitality Businesses

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

As part of the re-opening strategy, the Government asked businesses to support the NHS Test and Trace effort. We answer your critical questions on how the GDPR affects your outdoor hospitality business during this coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus Data Protection FAQs for Hospitality Businesses

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment

UK's First Recession in 11 Years - Impact on Workforce Planning

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Waking up to the sobering news this morning that the UK has officially entered recession due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic...

Further Details Published on Government Job Retention Bonus Scheme

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

AstraZeneca Announces Latest Bold Step Towards COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Anglo-Swedish Big Pharma company, AstraZeneca, has announced the first round of in-human Phase I trials for its revolutionary coronavirus (COVID-19) antibody treatment, developed in collaboration with Vanderbilt University in the US.

AstraZeneca Announces Latest Bold Step Towards COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education

A Brave New World for Higher Education

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

To say that the last few months have been a challenge and steep learning curve for HR professionals in the Higher Education sector would be a serious understatement.

A Brave New World for Higher Education

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) Pharma & Life Sciences

What Is The Value of Community Pharmacy in England under COVID-19?

Monday, 27 July 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.

No Business, Like Brexit Business

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