If you are a landlord and have outstanding possession proceedings which were subject to the stay under Practice Direction 51Z and CPR 55.29 (‘the stay’) you may be wondering what comes next following expiry of the stay on 20 September 2020. This briefing note details how landlords can reinstate their possession claims and what requirements you need to comply with.
The Government has introduced a new scheme (the Job Support Scheme) to replace the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which ends on 31 October 2020. The Job Support Scheme is designed to assist businesses that are facing decreased demand due to the circumstances surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Business Tenancies (Protection from Forfeiture: Relevant Period) (Coronavirus) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2020/994 extend the “relevant period” for the purposes of Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 to 31 December 2020.
Many companies have taken advantage of the UK Government’s Furlough Scheme following the COVID-19 outbreak to help ease financial pressures, after being forced to close or seeing their operations severely reduced.
If you are a landlord, you may be wondering what your obligations are in relation to gas safety checks during the Covid-19 outbreak. This article seeks to answer some of the questions that you might have as well as provide you with practical advice.
The government has advised all employees to work from home unless it is not possible to do so. As a result, many businesses’ entire workforce is now based at home. The drastic change to working practices throws up a number of challenges. In this note, we focus on the health & safety implications.
The global coronavirus pandemic is going to make it difficult or impossible for franchisors and franchisees in a wide range of circumstances to fulfil their contractual obligations. It is likely that many such parties will seek to argue that they should be released from those obligations by virtue of a force majeure clause or under the doctrine of frustration.