Joydeep Sengupta discusses the impact of COVID-19 on compliance functions and resources developed by Mayer Brown to assist clients.
Higgs & Sons
One of the government's recent proposals to help struggling businesses is the suspension of wrongful trading legislation for three months.
In the same week that marked ten years since the coalition's first austerity budget, Downing Street served up another potential recipe for disaster.
On Friday 26 June 2020 the UK Government published the Third Direction, which is the legislative update for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office has asked for more time to consider The Ubele Initiative's pre-action protocol letter calling for an independent inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities.
On 15 April the Government issued its fourth guidance update on its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).
Covid-19 has forced the Government to take steps to ensure that people are confined to the safety of their own home and that they only leave the house for a limited number of specified reasons...
The HMRC portal to reclaim staff salaries under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme went live yesterday, 20 April 2020, 10 days ahead of schedule.
Clyde & Co
The government has now published further details about the new flexible furlough scheme under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme which will run from 1 July until 31 October 2020, when the...
Clyde & Co
The number of excess deaths which have occurred in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic run into many thousands; this includes patients, care home residents, visitors and employees.
Along with other unprecedented measures to protect the public and the economy, the UK government announced on 23 March 2020 that commercial landlords are to be precluded...
Cervical cancer is the only one of the five gynaecological cancers to have an effective screening programme. It is currently offered to all women and people with a cervix age 25 to 64.
The impact of Covid-19 is being felt by businesses across the whole country, but what is to happen to their contractual obligations?
In conjunction with the Prime Minister's announcements on 10th and 11th May 2020, a suite of guidance setting out measures intended to assist safe working during the covid-19 pandemic...
COVID-19 and the resulting lockdown are having a huge impact on the cashflow of most businesses.
Whilst employers are currently putting immense time and effort into making arrangements for the safe return of staff to the workplace following lockdown...
On Friday 26 June 2020 the Government published the third Treasury Direction concerning the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ("the Scheme")
With countries being hit in ways not seen since the financial crisis, experts are questioning what shape the economic recovery from Covid-19 will take.
Giambrone & Partners
Across the world businesses and individuals are rising from the shattered remnants of the "old" normal and trying to find a way to make sense of the "new" normal they are facing.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
When COVID-19 swept the globe and disrupted the production and distribution of goods, it gave way to some companies taking advantage of consumers by significantly increasing prices.