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Coronavirus: Force majeure checklist for business to business contracts governed by English law

Catherine Hayes
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Contractual performance is under the spotlight as the new coronavirus, known as COVID-19, sweeps across the globe. As a result many businesses are considering what happens if they or another business are unable to meet their contractual obligations. For...

Directors' duties in troubled times - updated 2 April

Jessica Nugent
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When a company is solvent and business is good, the company and its directors owe fairly limited duties to creditors (save, of course, for contractual obligations).  Directors must act in the best interests of the company at all times and must promote...

Coronavirus - a summary of Government support for employers and businesses

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The UK Government has created a package of support to help employers and businesses. Our summary of the main elements is now available to download . Our summary was last updated on 25 March 2020....

Coronavirus - a checklist for business

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Many of us are already experiencing severe challenges and almost all of us are likely to do so in the coming days and weeks ahead due to the uncertainty created by the coronavirus (COVID-19).   So, what should you be doing now to be prudent and to...

Microchipping employees: What are the legal implications?

Clare Gilroy-Scott
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This article first appeared in UK Tech News . Wearable technology is now common in the workplace, including employer-provided fitness trackers which can monitor employees’ health and activity levels. It seems that the next step, microchipping...