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Coronavirus: advice for business

Get support for key issues as the situation develops.

We're closely monitoring updates from government as well as the impact on key sectors, to provide practical guidance on emerging issues through our legal insights. 

These updates address key topics such as mortgage repayment holidays, planning rules, HR policies, licensing impact, state aid measures, property leases, commercial contracts and regulatory challenges.

If you need to discuss a particular issue for your organisation, please get in touch with your usual TLT contacts or reach us here.

Commercial and regulatory law coronavirus updates

Refunds for events and services affected by public health measures: where does the law stand? [27 May 2020]

Retail and leisure businesses returning to work: The critical importance of documenting your return to work plan [27 May 2020]

COVID-19 health and safety Q&A [17 April 2020]

How competitors can work together to protect the economy and consumers from the coronavirus crisis [1 April 2020]

COVID-19: impact on commercial contracts [20 March 2020]

European Commission set to launch new package of State aid measures in response to COVID-19 – 18 March 2020

Using State Aid to help with a liquidity crisis [17 March 2020]

Coronavirus and commercial contracts: could resulting business disruption trigger force majeure? [28 February 2020]

Corporate law coronavirus updates

Covid-19 Future Fund: More information released on support for innovative businesses [19 May 2020]

Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme [20 April 2020]

Considerations for listed companies in response to COVID-19 [8 April 2020]

Reinstating cash runway - raising finance in a COVID-19 world [3 April 2020] 

Signatories working remotely - how can you maintain business continuity [18 March 2020]

Corporate Tax law coronavirus updates

Tax changes from COVID-19 measures [25 March 2020]

Revised IR35 rules delayed until April 2021 [23 March 2020]

Employment law coronavirus updates

Holiday during coronavirus: What are employees' rights and employers' options? [20 May 2020]

Employment disputes - the legal and reputational risks [13 May 2020]

Webinar: the Job Retention Scheme and furloughing staff [24 April 2020]

The Job Retention Scheme (Furlough): qualification date change, holiday during furlough and Treasury Direction [20 April 2020]

COVID-19 and immigration [6 April 2020] 

Coronavirus Act 2020 receives Royal Assent [27 March 2020]

Employers do not have to report gender pay gaps this year [24 March 2020]

Coronavirus job retention scheme: What do we know so far? [23 March 2020]

Coronavirus: options for HR [16 March 2020]

Coronavirus and your workforce: key questions for HR teams [10 March 2020]

Financial services coronavirus updates

COVID-19 - a force majeure event in commercial lending? [8 April 2020]

Mortgage payment holiday: Government measures on COVID-19 and considerations for lenders [19 March 2020]

Licensing law coronavirus updates

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill: What does this mean for licensees? [1 April 2020]

Scottish business closures: a quick guide for leisure and retail businesses [25 March 2020]

Regulations confirming closure of premises now mandatory [23 March 2020]

Home deliveries of food and alcohol - licensing Q&A [18 March 2020]

Coronavirus and licensing: FAQs [17 March 2020] 

Coronavirus: Guidance on large gatherings in Scotland [16 March 2020]

Coronavirus: considerations for premises licence holders [12 March 2020]

Pensions law coronavirus updates

Pensions and COVID-19 - Revised guidance and regulatory easements [2 April 2020]

Planning law coronavirus updates

Covid-19 - Measures to help developers with CIL payments [14 May 2020]

How is the planning system in Northern Ireland dealing with COVID-19? [1 May 2020]

COVID-19 - How is the Northern Ireland Environment Agency dealing with Water Discharge Consents [30 April 2020]

Can you forfeit a mining lease under new COVID-19 measures? [30 March 2020]

Coronavirus: Planning rules in England to be relaxed for pubs and restaurants [18 March 2020]

Projects, infrastructure and construction coronavirus updates

COVID-19 and construction projects: Can collaboration avoid untimely distractions and disputes? [1 April 2020]

Real estate coronavirus updates

Possession proceedings stayed: landlords unable to progress possession claims for 90 days [2 April 2020]

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill: What does it mean for Real Estate? [1 April 2020]

Coronavirus: is your landlord still providing services? [26 March 2020]

Commercial landlords banned from exercising forfeiture rights for non-payment of rent [25 March 2020]

COVID-19: The impact on existing and future leases [17 March 2020]

Restructuring & Insolvency coronavirus updates

COVID-19: Key practical considerations for landlords and tenants [16 April 2020]

Important changes to insolvency law and creditor enforcement [9 April 2020]

Guide to the UK Government proposed reforms to the corporate insolvency regime [9 April 2020]

UK company directors' duties under threat of insolvency during the Covid-19 outbreak [30 March 2020]

Family law coronavirus updates

COVID-19 and children orders - complications in the time of a pandemic [9 April 2020]

Maintenance orders and COVID-19 [9 April 2020]

Child arrangements and Covid-19: what lockdown means for separated families [24 March 2020]

Coronavirus and your divorce: what should you do? [30 March 2020]

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