Guides to help you manage the coronavirus pandemic

If you are looking for information to help you manage the uncertainty created by the coronavirus pandemic then our practical legal guides are here to help you.

Q&A: Chloe Benson interviewed by Property Week

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Chloe Benson , Senior Associate in our Real Estate Dispute Resolution team, features in Property Week speaking about how she got started in the property sector, what she would like to change about the industry and her cultural recommendations. ...

"No Jab - No Job" Policies: Can employers require staff to have Covid-19 vaccinations?

Clare Gilroy-Scott
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The Justice Secretary, Robert Buckland, recently commented that it is unlikely employers could make their current workers get the COVID-19 vaccine, but that it may be legal to insist that new employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. We consider whether it...

Flexible furlough extended to September 2021: what are the rules?

Clare Gilroy-Scott
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‘Furlough’, part of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, has been extended until the end of September 2021, this includes the ability to put workers on “flexible furlough”. What is ‘flexible furlough’?...

How to apply for the government's new "Help to Grow" scheme - your questions answered

Charlotte Moorhouse
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Yesterday, as part of the 2021 Budget, the Government announced a £520m “Help to Grow” scheme, to help small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK. The scheme will provide eligible companies with digital and management...

Recovery budget 2021- a once in a generation fiscal intervention

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Today Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, set out a once in a generation budget with very far-reaching ramifications, priming the UK business sector to recover from the economic damage caused by the Covid-19 lockdown.

A more nimble UK competition policy post-Brexit? Why we should continue to be sceptical

Stephen Hornsby
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John Penrose M.P.’s cry of Power to the People - the rather striking title of his recent review of competition policy occasioned by Brexit - does not suggest that Brexit in itself will provide the sort of “opportunities” that...

Can children write their own wills? - Lilly Whale answers a reader's question for Financial Times

Lilly Whale
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Lilly Whale , Associate in our Private Client team, has helped to answer a reader’s questions for a Financial Times column: “My 17-year-old twins and their 14-year-old sister have inherited a considerable sum (nearly £300,000 each)...

Civil procedure rule changes - possession claims

Chloe Benson
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Last updated and correct as of 12th March 2021. In August 2020, Civil Procedure Rule Practice Direction 55C was introduced. CPR 55C provides a temporary modification to the CPR 55 possession claims procedure and was originally due to apply from 20...

Business Interruption Insurance update - is my business covered? Five key points

Jonathan Cole
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Business interruption (BI) insurance policies protect businesses where a particular prescribed event causes loss. As the impact of the government imposed restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic took effect, many UK businesses turned to their...

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