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Coronavirus

How will the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme…

On Friday, May 29, 2020, the government announced further details regarding the already extended CJRS, and how it would start to gradually ease the support to businesses as the economy…

Taking the right path on redundancy and…

Businesses of all shapes and sizes are having to think differently about how they deliver services, and for many it will mean reorganising the workforce. Olivia Bailey, solicitor in Harrison…

Turnover Rent: A future consideration for commercial…

Senior associate solicitor, Hannah Hughes, offers an alternative arrangement that may be suitable for future commercial property leases to improve business relationships between landlords and tenants during times of financial…

CJRS Hub

We have built a portal which contains a number of letter templates, sample policies and fact sheets which cover current and future coronavirus-related employment and CJRS queries including, by way…

Plan early to avoid unnecessary redundancies, warns…

Businesses need to ensure they consider all possible alternatives to redundancy when planning their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s the message from Harrison Drury’s associate solicitor and employment law…

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Preparing your employees’…

Olivia Bailey, solicitor in our employment and regulatory team, offers guidance for employers after the government’s recent announcement of an extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and its plans…

Construction sector update: Managing the reopening of…

Alex Walmsley, solicitor in Harrison Drury’s property and construction litigation team offers guidance for contractors and sub-contractors during a period of uncertainty for the construction sector as the government looks…

Making Lasting Powers of Attorney to manage…

Harrison Drury’s Irene Chenery highlights the advantages of having arrangements in place so that a trusted person can deal with your personal affairs if you are self-isolating during the coronavirus…

What social distancing means for business: Manufacturing

Harrison Drury’s commercial dispute resolution team considers how the government’s restrictions in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the UK’s manufacturing sector. COVID-19 has now spread across the…

A guide to commercial contracts and force…

Harrison Drury’s commercial dispute resolution team has produced a step-by-step guide to help business owners understand their written commercial contracts, the terms of agreement within them and to identify clauses…

Planning for the future – Getting restructuring…

Olivia Bailey, solicitor in our employment and regulatory team, looks at how businesses can prepare for recovery from the pandemic and how they can restructure their business responsibly to avoid…

Can early years providers access the Coronavirus…

Kate Shawcross, associate solicitor in Harrison Drury’s employment law team, offers specific guidance for early years and childcare providers looking to furlough employees and join the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.…

Preparing a will during the coronavirus lockdown

Claire Fendley, a paralegal in Harrison Drury’s private client team, offers guidance for people planning to prepare a will during lockdown, to ensure it is correctly signed and witnessed. Since…

Coronavirus: Are you seeking financial relief? Check…

Jody Proudman, a solicitor in Harrison Drury’s property litigation team, offers alternative ways to help business owners seek financial support during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Updated April 30, 2020 Many…

Coronavirus: How to preserve commercial landlord and…

Dan Boulton and Chloe Harrison, from Harrison Drury’s commercial property team, offer some practical steps for commercial landlords to consider in order to protect their interests during the coronavirus pandemic.…

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Making a claim

Harrison Drury’s Lucy Beachel and Chloe Harrison provide helpful guidance for businesses preparing to make a claim using HMRC’s dedicated CJRS online portal. Last updated April 27, 2020 The Coronavirus…

Coronavirus Act 2020: Implications for landlords and…

Harrison Drury’s Hayley Bamber and Abbie Seed look at the Coronavirus Act 2020 in more detail, the importance of entering into a rent deferral agreement and why rent deferral arrangements…

Furloughing workers – Do I need written…

As the guidance for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme continues to be updated, Olivia Bailey from Harrison Drury’s employment team clears up some of the confusion over whether written agreement…

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