Article Tag: COVID19

Anna Barnes Discusses the Effect of COVID-19 on Business Disputes

Our Head of Commercial Litigation and Partner, Anna Barnes, was approached by Accountancy Today recently to provide her insights on the effect of COVID-19 on business disputes. To find out more, you can read the full article here. If you have any questions or require further information about dispute resolution, please do not hesitate to… Read more »

Visiting Relatives in Care Homes – Ever-changing Regulations

visiting relatives in care homes during covid-19

Care home visits are usually subject to guidance issued by the Care Quality Commission, which regulates care homes. In October 2019, this was updated and states that: “The staff should make it as easy as possible for you to visit your relative or friend. They should respect your relationship and give you as much privacy… Read more »

The Future of HR in a Post-Pandemic World

Over the past nine months, working practices have changed radically for many organisations and these changes are likely to have a long-term impact. Working from home requests, mental health issues, and flexibility are set to be key HR themes for the future – but what else should HR consider moving forward? Remote Working The pandemic… Read more »

COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Commercial Property Market

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on most businesses. As for the property sector, the stamp duty holiday appears to have played a part in strengthening the residential property market, which has encouraged many developers to continue to locate strategic sites. Entrepreneurs are closely monitoring distressed assets and, with budgets stretched, investors and… Read more »

Managing Sickness Absence during COVID-19

Businesses have faced numerous challenges throughout the pandemic. As cases continue to rise, it is important that employers are aware of the different ways to managing sickness absence during COVID-19. Our experts have collated 5 top tips to help and guide employers. Absence Policy All employers should have an absence policy.  Employees should be familiar… Read more »

Final Opportunity for Preparing your Business for Sale?

man with a pen signing his expression of wish form

Recently, it was announced that the Autumn Budget would be cancelled as the government explained that they had taken the view that “now was not the right time to outline long-term plans given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic”. Prior to this, it had been expected that the Chancellor would announce changes to the rates of capital… Read more »