Updates to the Coronavirus pandemic

Updates on the Coronavirus & how this is affecting our industry. 

COVID-19: A survival guide for directors operating in the real world

Right on cue law firms up and down the country are issuing briefing notes to their clients and contacts about directors' duties and the risks that dir... Read more

Lord Leigh of Hurley urges government to provide more support to SMEs during coronavirus outbreak

In the House of Lords last week Lord Leigh urged the Chancellor and the government to take more steps to help SMEs during the global pandemic. SMEs a... Read more

Temporary changes to UK insolvency laws

While we await further detailed guidance to be issued we provide a basic summary as follows: The UK’s Insolvency Framework will add new restructuring... Read more

Banks - "Rethink your Coronavirus loans" DMA requests

The Data & Marketing Association (DMA) is calling for banks to remove the personal guarantees from the coronavirus business interruption loan (CBIL) s... Read more

Further details of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme announced

New guidance on Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme published. Government to cover employer National Insurance and pension contributions of furloughed w... Read more

Bank of England Agents' summary of business conditions - Q1 2020

Overview The Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has caused a sudden, rapid decline in economic activity in recent weeks. The situation has been describe... Read more

Only half of business owners are covered with new government loans

Government loans only appeal to half of business owners Business finance lender MarketFinance sought the views of business owners following the wide-... Read more