Tag Archives: COVID-19

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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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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Grievances and Disciplinary Meetings during Lockdown – Proceed or Postpone?

Employers have had to respond to the unique challenges faced by the Covid-19 pandemic, adjusting to the current lockdown by making most employees work remotely from home. This poses potential challenges in running disciplinary, performance and grievance procedures with the …

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How is the Aviation industry managing with COVID-19?

Markets around the world are in treacherous and uncharted waters (US oil benchmark goes negative?!) and the aviation sector looks to be in just about as bad a shape as any. The word ‘unprecedented’ may be in danger of becoming …

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