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The Chancellor has just announced the Government’s package of support for the self-employed; the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme.
Working from home is no longer the alien concept it once was; more and more workers across an eclectic mix of industries will have at least one day a week working from their home ‘office’.
With the continuing economic uncertainty as a result of the rapid and every changing consequences of the coronavirus, many tenants will find themselves in a situation where they may be unable to pay their rent. If this situation does arise what can tenants do, and how should landlords respond?
In order to minimise the risk of transmission of Covid-19, the courts have produced a Protocol which provides guidance for conducting hearings remotely during the pandemic.
The Chancellor has announced the government package to support jobs and incomes during the public health emergency caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.
On the 13th April 2020 the Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) Regulations 2020 comes into force. This follows the announcements from Rishi Sunak’s inaugural budget outlined earlier.
In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, a Construction Industry Taskforce was set up to work with BEIS and Government to protect the current and future of the construction industry. This follows a letter from the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) on 17 March 2020 requesting support to keep construction sites open.
Public bodies and bidders will be familiar with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, which impose obligations in respect of the advertisement of public contracts over the financial thresholds, the conduct of the tender and the award of the contract.
Due to Coronavirus, the government has provided a concession for some points-based system visa categories, to ensure both migrants and employers are not disadvantaged by the Coronavirus pandemic.
It is anticipated that the Covid 19 outbreak will result in a spike insolvencies in the UK and it goes without saying that this means that a very considerable number of suppliers to companies or sole traders will have been left as unsecured creditors.