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.

 

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...

Could furlough be the solution for parents trying to home school?

Clare Gilroy-Scott
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The government recently updated its guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, confirming that employers may furlough employees who have caring responsibilities resulting from coronavirus, such as caring for a vulnerable individual in their household...

The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement - what are the new rules of origin and the new UKCA mark

Tom Pemberton
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Tom Pemberton considers a couple of the key changes to the terms of trade between the  EU and the UK under the Trade and Cooperation Agreement All businesses which rely on the import or export of goods from or to the EU27 need to adapt to the changes...

Do you have a European supply chain? A supply chain risk assessment and checklist will help you get ready

Nigel Adams
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Whilst we hesitate to say “take back control”, when it comes to your supply chain it is absolutely vital that you have a proactive management approach that provides oversight and control. The task is difficult in any circumstance because your...

Commercial transactions - a checklist for UK companies forming new contracts with their European counterparts

Paul Herbert
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The UK has left the Europe Union and the transition period ended on 31 December, a wide-ranging Trade and Cooperation Agreement is now in place . Whilst the principles of UK commercial contracts will not change the agreements made by UK based...

Brexit - changes to the tariff and CE marking regimes on 1 January 2021

Tom Pemberton
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    Please click here for an up to date guidance note following the EU-UK Trade & Cooperation Agreement     Tom Pemberton considers the changes to the tariff and CE marking regimes on 1 January 2021. All businesses...

Contract Killers - Paul Herbert provides Veterinary Practice magazine with contract law insight

Paul Herbert
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Experienced commercial partner Paul Herbert of London law firm Goodman Derrick has been widely quoted in Veterinary Practice magazine, the leading magazine for the veterinary sector. “English law requires a number of elements for a contract...

Tips for setting up an online business - Julia Weeks published in Retail Jeweller

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One of the long-term impacts of Covid-19 will be the increasing importance for business of having an online presence. Julia Weeks, an experienced solicitor in Goodman Derrick’s corporate team has provided some much needed guidance and useful tips for...

Breathing space for business extended to Spring 2021 - Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act - what has changed?

Jonathan Cole
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) came into force on 26 June 2020.  An overview of some of the main provisions of CIGA can be found here . CIGA was fast-tracked through parliament in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and...

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