Tag Archives: COVID-19

‘Pandemic, Professions and Progression’: the impact of COVID upon working women 

Join our panel as they discuss ‘Pandemic, Professions and Progression: the impact of COVID upon working women’. Chaired by Collyer Bristow Partner Tania Goodman the panel for this webinar, recorded in February 2021, features Amy Hambleton (RedLaw Recruitment) Maria Hind …

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Regulating Remotely

In this webinar members of our Financial Services group explore the various issues caused by remote working that financial services firms face. A mass return to the workplace may be many months away. Working from the home office is now …

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Coronavirus Update: Furlough extended until 31 March 2021

The furlough scheme was due to end on 31 October 2020 and extended to 2 December 2020. The Chancellor has just announced that it will be extended further to 31 March 2021 and reviewed again in January. On the plus …

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What the FCA’s business interruption case means for your business

In June 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority initiated a claim against eight defendant insurers, seeking to answer the question of whether business interruption losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic are covered under certain insurance policies. The regulator adopted an impressive …

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Coronavirus lockdown Loosens: Government Announces Relaxation of Restrictions

Boris Johnson has announced a relaxation of the current regime of lockdown restrictions from Saturday 4 July when: pubs and restaurants can reopen; hairdressers and barbers can reopen; two households can meet in any setting with appropriate social distancing; some …

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Coronavirus FURLOUGH SCHEME: FINAL COUNTDOWN FOR furloughing

Midnight tonight, Wednesday 10 June 2020,  is the last possible opportunity for employers to place new employees onto the furlough scheme. The scheme is closing to new entrants, i.e. employees who have not yet been furloughed, on 30 June 2020. …

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Coronavirus & Flexible Furlough: Changes to the Job Retention Scheme

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 August 2020. In June and July, the Scheme will continue as before, with the Government covering 80% of the cost of furloughed employees’ …

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Coronavirus FURLOUGH SCHEME: THE CLOCK IS TICKING

Wednesday 10 June 202 is the last possible opportunity for employers to place new employees onto the furlough scheme. The scheme is closing to new entrants, i.e. employees who have not yet been furloughed, on 30 June 2020. From that …

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Coronavirus Recovery: an overview of The UK Government’s phased strategy

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 10 May regarding the first steps out of the lockdown  the Government has now published detailed guidance called  “Our Plan to Rebuild: The UK Government’s Covid-19 Recovery Strategy.” This sets out three distinct phases …

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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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