Rent arrears recovery and protection

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Following our previous article on this topic, the government has extended the protections available to commercial and residential tenants. This article also outlines the remedies available for landlords.  FORFEITURE Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act Read more…

Reflections on World Mental Health Day 2020

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Tomorrow is World Mental Health Day, and thanks to the ongoing pandemic, this year could be the most important one yet.   In the space of just six months, we’ve experienced a national lockdown, a huge shift Read more…

What is the government’s new Kickstart Scheme?

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Over the few months, businesses across the country have been navigating the reality of operating their businesses amidst a global pandemic. Despite the efforts made to smooth the transition and encourage workers back into the Read more…

What happens when the furlough scheme ends?

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The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been a lifeline to many businesses, with 1.2 million employers claiming for employees’ wages. As the scheme begins to wind down, we go through what employers need to Read more…

The Future Fund: How to fund your future

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As the Coronavirus crisis continues to affect businesses all over the country, the government has introduced a number of different measures to help protect the economy and businesses’ futures. One such measure, announced by the Read more…

Property market reopen for business: Has it? Will it?

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As of the 13th May, the government has relaxed restrictions imposed on the property sector during the coronavirus lockdown period. Estate agents, removal companies, conveyancers, and surveyors can resume trading; buyers and surveyors can visit properties Read more…

Contesting a Will: FAQs

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The impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has raised a number of adverse challenges for families and individuals across the country. More than ever before, families may be in the position of needing to contest Read more…

Hard Work for Hard Hats

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Over the last few weeks, we have been helping clients – both employers and contractors – prepare their compliant Construction Design Management (Health and Safety) and Site Operating Procedures, which understandably involve enhanced COVID -19 Read more…

How to support your colleagues through furlough

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The impact of COVID-19 has been felt everywhere. Businesses across the country are feeling the strain, and many of us will have friends, family members and colleagues who have been furloughed through the Government’s Job Read more…

Commercial Property and COVID-19 – FAQs

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In this legal insight, Partner Danny Schwarz seeks to provide clarity on practical issues that building occupiers and owners have experienced, by addressing some of the most frequently asked questions he and his team have Read more…

COVID-19: Witness of Deeds

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During the current COVID-19 climate with the government advising on social distancing, many people will find executing documents difficult.  So, what advice should law practitioners be giving their clients to assist when executing documents? Can Read more…

COVID-19: Advice for employers and employees

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In response to rapid changes and developments in employment law during the coronavirus outbreak, this page provides an overview of advice, know-how, and the latest developments relating to all your workplace and people issues.

COVID-19: Corporate Finance Advice

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With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, each day brings new challenges and announcements on the potential support available to businesses and individuals.

Residential Property Transactions and COVID-19 – FAQs

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The measures taken by the UK Government to contain the spread of the coronavirus have created profound complications for the UK residential property market. Legal concerns relate to drafting contracts, financing arrangements, force majeure provisions, Read more…

Company Employment Sanctions and COVID-19 – FAQs

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Last month, businesses across the country adapted to new measures designed to curb the spread of COVID-19. Due to the continually evolving nature of the crisis, this has raised a number of questions related to employment.  To offer Read more…

COVID-19: Construction sites may stay open

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As more and more companies announce the closure of their construction sites, the government’ guidance remains that construction sites may stay open provided the Public Health England (PHE) guidelines, including keeping two-metres from others, can Read more…

COVID-19: Business Operations

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It is clear that Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be a public and personal threat, creating many challenges for families and businesses worldwide. We want to reassure you that we are here to help you with Read more…

Business as usual

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If you are worried about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and what it might mean for you and any ongoing matters that you have with us, we want to reassure you that we are here to help. In Read more…

Are Your Commercial Contracts Safe as Houses?

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In the wake of the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, we consider the general legal principles that apply to commercial contracts and the implications for our clients (particularly those of commercial landlords and tenants). Unforeseeable circumstances Read more…