Tags: COVID-19

School closures: Should parent employees continue to be paid?

September 10, 2020

There have been a string of school closures since they reopened at the beginning of this month. This has resulted in many children having to remain home and self-isolate, but what does this mean for parent employees who have to remain home to look after them?

Economy Post Covid-19 – webinar with David Smith of The Sunday Times

August 13, 2020

On Wednesday 29 July, Trethowans hosted a webinar ‘The Economy Post Covid-19’ and welcomed prestigious Economist Editor of the Sunday Times, David Smith as a guest speaker to discuss and reflect on the economy post Covid-19.

COVID-19 – An updated message from Trethowans’ Managing Partner Chris Whiteley

August 11, 2020

We are living in unprecedented and uncertain times which are affecting our lives and businesses like never before. The health and wellbeing of our people, clients and contacts is our focus and priority.

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: Impact of COVID-19 on supply chains

July 29, 2020

The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill introduces an unprecedented level of protection to insolvent companies in supply chains. Suppliers will now be obliged to continue providing goods and services despite the fact the recipient is in an insolvency process.

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: Company law in the time of COVID-19

July 29, 2020

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill offers directors of struggling companies with some welcomed respite in regards to some of their decisions and action during the COVID-19 period. There is relief available with regards to personal liability for wrongful trading, voluntary moratoriums and restructuring options.

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill: Statutory demands, winding up petitions and considerations for creditors

July 29, 2020

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill introduces substantial restrictions on the circumstances when a winding up petition can be brought, to the extent that this will effectively be an unviable option for many creditors seeking to take enforcement action over the next few months.

How will the new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill affect my business?

July 29, 2020

The introduction of the new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill has been a far-reaching aid to businesses disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, although some of those measures are somewhat controversial.

EMI share schemes and the impact of furlough leave

July 14, 2020

Government announces temporary changes to Employee Management Incentive (EMI) legislation from 19 March 2020 to 5 April 2021.

Temporary Companies House changes due to Covid-19

July 10, 2020

On 27 June, new temporary regulations were published by Companies House.

Updated Treasury direction on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

June 29, 2020

True to form for a Friday afternoon, the government issued updated documentation relating to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). This time it’s a new Treasury Direction. This is the document that gives the scheme its legal effect. The “original CJRS directions”, as they are now defined, will continue to apply but they will be modified and updated by this new direction.