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Coronavirus guidance

Our lawyers are here to answer your questions and bring you peace of mind during this uncertain time. If you have a question as a result of the coronavirus outbreak that you would like answering please submit the form below. This can be in relation to you, your family or your business. All answers will be shared on our website and social media.

 

Corporate Commercial

The coronavirus outbreak is having a significant impact on commercial dealings. The biggest challenge that each business will face in relation to the virus is understanding what effects the outfall of the virus will have upon them. Please read our corporate and commercial team’s briefing which provides general guidance on this issue and highlights ways in which you can review certain aspects of your business in light of the challenges ahead here.

Commercial Property

The economic impact of coronavirus is already affecting all businesses, the majority of which are now required to re-evaluate every aspect of their operations. A particular area of focus for many businesses is to review obligations and financial liabilities in respect of let business premises. Please read our commercial property team’s general guidance on this issue which highlights ways in which tenants and landlords can review certain aspects of the challenges ahead here.

Employment

For guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme please read here.

Dispute Resolution

Crime

With financial concerns heightened and restrictions on daily living arrangements imposed, many people are feeling anxious and unsettled. Although there has been a drop in offences such as retail burglary and violence from pubs since the lockdown was imposed, police chiefs are already seeing a rise in criminal activity in other areas. Read our criminal specialist’s overview here.

Debt recovery

Cash flow is a vital need for any business and ensuring invoices are paid on time is critical to this. Unfortunately there may be times when a customer fails to pay your invoices and therefore, it is important to know what options are available to you. Please read our guidance on recovering outstanding payments here.

Family

Our family solicitors can provide you with up to date information and advice during this uncertain time. The government has advised that children under the age of 18 can be moved between their parent’s homes where their parents are separated but there has been confusion about this and issues arising. For guidance on child arrangements during this time please click here.

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