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Mar
27
Coronavirus and whether landlords can close tenanted buildings
We have advised a number of landlord clients over the last couple of weeks as to the impact of coronavirus on the management of their buildings and whether they are permitted to close buildings indefinitely.
Mar
27
Residential Leases and Coronavirus – Advice for Landlords and Management Companies
With the advice surrounding Coronavirus changing on a daily basis, landlords and management companies alike find themselves questioning their rights and obligations in terms of their residential leases. After increased pressure from campaigners, the Government has introduced emergency legislation aimed at protecting both tenants and landlords during this period of national emergency.
Mar
25
Covid-19 Corporate Financing Facility and the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme
The Chancellor has announced a series of financial aids for UK businesses and also provided further details of the Covid Corporate Financing Facility. Please note that the Government’s advice and guidance to individuals and businesses is changing rapidly as the UK battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar
25
Government steps in to assist Leisure and Hospitality sector who require financial assistance as a result of COVID-19
The Chancellor has announced a series of financial aids for UK businesses and also provided further details of the Covid Corporate Financing Facility. Please note that the Government’s advice and guidance to individuals and businesses is changing rapidly as the UK battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar
25
Coronavirus self isolation sick notes
The government have launched an online self-isolation sick note which is available online.
Mar
25
Coronavirus – Advice and Support for Businesses
At this difficult and incredibly uncertain time, as employers, our first thoughts must be with the health and wellbeing of ourselves, our families and our people.
Mar
25
COVID-19 – Impact on commercial contracts
Unless you have a written contract with specific terms which permits termination of the contract by either party without cause, under English law there is no automatic right to terminate or cancel a contract regardless of your reasons for doing so.
Mar
24
Coronavirus: Can I still make a Will?
Among reports of the pandemic, there has also been a reported jump in the number of requests for the drafting of Wills and Powers of Attorney, with Ian Bond TEP, chair of the Law Society's wills and equity committee, recently announcing an increase in enquiries of this nature of 30%.
Mar
20
It was a gift or was it?
A 58 year old window cleaner has found himself in very hot water following the death of his brother. Peter Ivory is locked in a bitter battle with his two brothers (and nephew) over the distribution of his late brother’s estate following his death in November 2018.
Mar
19
NEW podcast series - COVID-19 How can we support our business and staff during this time?
In the first of our series of podcasts, Emma O’Connor from the Employment Group at Boyes Turner LLP, looks at how can employers support its business and staff during these “unprecedented” of times?

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