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Covid-19
Employment Update

Understanding the COVID Alert Levels

Understanding the COVID Alert Levels Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Adam McGlynn The Prime Minister has announced a new three-tiered system of local COVID alert levels which take effect in England from Wednesday 14 October 2020. The rationale behind this reform is to simplify and standardise Coronavirus rules and restrictions following rising infection rates and...
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COVID-19 Support: New Support Announced for Businesses in Wales

COVID-19 Support: New Support Announced for Businesses in Wales Key Contact: Christian Farrow Author: Chris Doherty The Welsh Government has announced two new schemes which will offer a total of £140 million in grants to support Welsh businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. The new schemes have been introduced following a series of “local lockdowns”...
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Banking and Business during COVID-19

Banking and Business during COVID-19 Key Contact: Christian Farrow Author: Chiara Howfield News from the ground With predictions that the UK will enter into a recession, certain institutional banks such as NatWest, Barclays and Santander have agreed to suspend payments to shareholders with a view of freeing up billions of pounds worth of cash. The...
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Changes to UK Insolvency Laws

Changes to UK Insolvency Laws Key contact: Christian Farrow Author: Chris Doherty The Government has proposed emergency changes to the UK insolvency laws which will offer additional protection to businesses in financial distress as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. A “temporary moratorium” will be available for businesses unable to meet their debts due to...
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