Tags: Coronavirus

Employment Alert – What does Boris Johnson’s announcement on 10 May mean for employers?

May 11, 2020

Last night, the Government’s message for businesses: “Those who can’t work from home – for instance construction or manufacturing – should be actively encouraged to go to work.”

NHS and Key Worker discount for new Will preparation

May 1, 2020

We are offering a 30% discount* to all NHS staff and Key Workers (as defined by government guidelines) on new Will preparation, to thank you for your support during this difficult time.

Watch online – free updates for property professionals

April 27, 2020

The RICS CPD Day Bournemouth 2020 went online this year with comprehensive legal, technical and topical updates specially tailored for property professionals in the region.

NHS workers exempt from Inheritance Tax if they die from Covid-19

April 23, 2020

Emergency services workers, including members of the NHS, are exempt from paying Inheritance Tax if they die from Covid-19.

Employment Alert – Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extends to 30 June 2020

April 17, 2020

The Government has announced an extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to 30 June 2020.

Employment Alert – HMRC Furlough Pay rules published

April 16, 2020

The Treasury has produced a direction to HMRC on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. This will determine an employer’s eligibility to claim Furlough Pay and also how this can happen.

Employment Alert – Qualifying Date Change for Furlough Leave

April 15, 2020

The government has announced a change in the qualifying payroll date for Furloughed employees under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Previously, there was a requirement that an employee must be on the employer’s payroll at 28 February 2020 to qualify for the Furlough Leave scheme. This has now changed to 19 March 2020.

Directors’ Duties and Furloughing

April 9, 2020

Whilst the government has made clear that directors can be furloughed, subject to the terms of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) itself, this may not be practical from a company law or general business perspective.

Employment Alert- Updated Guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

April 6, 2020

Updated Guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Employment Alert – Emergency Volunteering Leave

April 6, 2020

Emergency Volunteering Leave