Clarkslegal LLP - Solicitors in Reading and London

About Clarkslegal LLP

The Coronavirus pandemic has had significant impacts on businesses and the workforce. We can support you with your business planning and recovery, guiding you through the steps you can take to mitigate the risks in these challenging times. 

Understand the impact on contracts in your industry to avoid litigation, find out about the latest guidance on redundancy and pay so you can plan ahead, and get the latest PM's briefings with our updated summaries.

For immediate advice and assistance contact our legal experts on  07776305578.

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The government has announced a new law, effective from 31 July 2020 introducing changes regarding payments on termination of employment to employees who are, or have been, furloughed.


The Guardian has reported that, according to a recent report, two thirds of workers continued to work whilst they were furloughed, contrary to the rules of the scheme. Of these, 22% of men and 17% of women said that they were formally asked to continue working by their employer.


The challenges of lockdown over the previous five months have been felt equally by both Landlords and Tenants; especially in relation to rental income.


In an attempt to prevent further last-minute announcements and public confusion, the CBI have last week put together a 6-point action plan, encompassing steps businesses want the Government to take to minimise surprises where future local lockdowns are necessary..


Ruth Wilkinson, Shona Dunning and Simon Ralphs from our Construction and Real Estate teams hosted a virtual roundtable focusing on our return to the workplace post Covid-19.


The High Court has held a meeting of a scheme of arrangement in respect of a company voluntary administration (“CVA”) does not need to be held physically in person, but could be through a webinar or conference call


On 1 June 2020, the CLC released the “Industry Recovery Plan” which is a series of proposals intended to help the construction sector recover from the impact of COVID-19. The clear message is that the whole sector needs to work together.


In the many contracts negotiated every day, key terms such as price, delivery and payment are focused on but there are other contractual terms, which, in a post COVID-19 world should be considered.


The Home Office has finally updated its COVID19 immigration policy on the ‘switching concession’, and despite opposition, the 14-day quarantine rule will be in force. In this update, we look at these key changes.


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.