Monthly Archives: May 2020

Coronavirus: How should landlords of multi-tenant offices manage safety in common areas?

Businesses across the UK will soon begin to return to their offices as the current lockdown restrictions are eased. And whilst government is providing advice to businesses on how they should manage the safety of staff, questions are being raised …

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Bank Fraud: Safeguards and Solutions (part three)

Given the current circumstances, authorities are warning that everyone should take particular care against frauds relating to Covid-19. In parts one and two of this series we looked at what mechanisms the banks should have in place to protect their …

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Coronavirus & SMEs – what support is available for businesses? (updated)

Startups and small and medium sized companies (SMEs) are facing unexpected problems caused by the COVID-19 virus and the economic fallout from the lockdown imposed by the government. The government has worked quickly to announce and introduce a series of …

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Overview of English Inheritance Tax law – Part 2 (Turkish language)

Part Two of an overview of English Inheritance Tax law from Tulin Kiranoglu-Hamit (Turkish language), this time focusing on inheritance tax planning and tax-free gifts. Bu video’da sizlere Ingiltere’de hediye ve bagisin vergisel sonuclarindan bahsedecegim.  Bu video’nun ozellikle Ingiltere’de malvarligi …

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How will the housing market change post Covid-19? Seven predictions from CB (video)

The housing market has been hit hard by Covid-19 and will take some time to recover. But, as research from Collyer Bristow published earlier this year in its Home Ownership Attitudes and Aspirations report shows, home ownership remains the number …

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How will the housing market change post Covid-19? Seven predictions…

The housing market has been hit hard by Covid-19 and will take some time to recover. But, as research from Collyer Bristow published earlier this year in its Home Ownership Attitudes and Aspirations report shows, home ownership remains the number …

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Court rejects Covid-19 related arguments to restrain winding up petitions

The High Court has dismissed applications to restrain the presentation of winding up petitions for reasons relating to the Covid-19 pandemic. In the case of Shorts Gardens LLP v London Borough of Camden Council [2020] EWHC 1001 (Ch) (27 April …

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Coronavirus: Top tips for ensuring a safe workplace post-lockdown

The Prime Minister recently confirmed that we are past the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK. The government is now considering how to relax the current lockdown restrictions in an effort to restore economic activity and allow people …

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Coronavirus crunch dates for collective redundancy consultations

Businesses needing to make 100 or more redundancies at one establishment within 90 days are facing a 15 May crunch date to start the process should the Government decide not to extend its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) beyond the …

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Gig Economy – an update on ‘Worker’ status

The status of workers within the gig economy has been a fast-developing area, and the European Court of Justice has recently given a ruling in the case of B v Yodel Delivery Network Ltd after the Watford Employment Tribunal referred …

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