Tag: coronavirus

The Job Retention Scheme extended until December 2020.

The Government’s u-turn in respect of a national lockdown may have come as unwelcome news but for some it has come with the welcome side effect that the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (aka the Furlough scheme) has been extended until December. The Government’s Job retention scheme (Furlough) was due to end on 31 October …

Coronavirus Act 2020 & The Implications on Landlords & Tenants

The last six months have been challenging for most.  Tenants have especially faced difficulty whereby they have been unable to meet rental payments. The Government has therefore issued guidance with the primary purpose being to protect private and social tenants by delaying when landlords can issue proceedings to evict. The Coronavirus Act 2020 (‘the Act’) …

New insolvency legislation to support UK economic recovery

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“the Act”) introduces major new measures aimed at reinforcing the rescue culture during this period of economic uncertainty. These changes will provide crucial support to the country’s economic recovery and a significant and historic change to insolvency law in the UK These wide-ranging measures are not sectors specific.  …

Sherrards: Our latest on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Sherrards solicitors & friends of the firm share their articles, legal advice & tips on what the impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) will be for you and your business.   See our latest Coronavirus (Covid-19) articles, podcasts & webinars by following the link below. We have also pulled in friends of the firms’ helpful articles to …

Lenders reopen for business

When the coronavirus lockdown was announced, several banks and building societies pulled mortgage deals or only offered loans to those with large deposits to move away from riskier lending. Just last week Nationwide, Halifax, Virgin and Santander lifted restrictions to make it easier for people to qualify for a loan. Nationwide stopped offering deals above …

Coronavirus: our advice to employers

Partner and Head of Employment, Mark Fellows, recently spoke on BBC3 Counties Radio about how employers can take steps now to mitigate risks against Coronavirus (Covid-19), you can listen by clicking here (skip to 2:10:30 to hear Mark’s 5 minute slot). With the number of people infected with Coronavirus in the UK on the increase, …

Back-dooring: An overview for recruiters

Backdooring: As the pandemic continues to suffocate the economy, recruiters are facing an even tougher time when it comes to collecting payment of fees. Clients are exploiting any and every possible way to avoid having to part with money and the classic “back door” scenario is something that seems to be cropping up more than …

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