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The future after Furlough

As the Coronavirus Job Replacement Scheme (CJRS) draws to a close on 31 October 2020 and the pandemic continues with the introduction of new restrictions, employers need to look to the future and consider the new options available to support their businesses. Employment Partner, Sean McDonough outlines some of the options in his latest article….

The Job Retention Bonus explained

On 2 October, HMRC published a Treasury Direction which modifies the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to establish the Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus. What is the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Bonus? In broad terms, the £1000 bonus is available for employers in respect of any employee whom they have previously furloughed under the CJRS but…

Working together to save the high street

With the economy starting to open up again after lockdown, it is tempting to think that business and the high streets are also returning to normal. But with many people continuing to work from home, the high street is still struggling as workers are not picking up a coffee on the way to their desk,…

Welcome back to our offices

As we welcome clients back into our offices we understand that after a few months at home this might be a little daunting. Our ‘What to expect’ video, we hope, will answer any questions you may have and help put your mind at rest that your safety and that of our teams is our priority….

Covid-19 responsibilities for landlords & tenants

As lockdown continues to ease and businesses look to invite staff back into the office, landlords and tenants of multi-occupancy offices will need to work together to ensure the safe re-occupation of everyone with minimal disruption. Commercial Property Solicitor, Jenna Allsop reviews some of the immediate practical and legal points that both landlords and tenants…

How to approach redundancy as the furlough scheme winds down

  As the Government furlough scheme starts to change in preparation for it to end in October, inevitably we will see a rise in redundancies as businesses struggle to recover from lockdown. How employers approach redundancies during a difficult time will be key to avoiding employment tribunal claims in the future. These Q&A’s have been…

How can a Lasting Powers of Attorney protect my business?

As a result of COVID-19 outbreak, the last few months have been extremely difficult for many businesses, and have left many considering whether they have adequate protection in place to protect their business in the future. It is, of course, important to put a Will in place to ensure your business can function should the…

Watch Maeve England & Tom Webb in the latest Bath Life Business Surgery: The way ahead in the new world

Lockdown has given many business owners the opportunity to plan their futures but also created a number of challenges which need to be resolved. Maeve and Tom cover everything from short-term contract issues to lease re-negotiations to longer-term planning including getting everything in order to prepare a business for exit.   If you are thinking…

How will the new Corporate Insolvency & Governance Bill help companies avoid insolvency?

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (the CIGB) published on 20 May 2020 will bring in the biggest reforms to the UK’s restructuring and insolvency regime since 2002. The CIGB has been introduced on an emergency basis to form the centre piece of the Government’s Coronavirus business legislative strategy in an attempt to prevent the tsunami…