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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

3rd April 2020

The effect of the COVID-19 outbreak on Contact Arrangements for Separated Parents

On 23 March 2020, the government issued new rules on ‘Staying at Home and Away from Other People’ to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The rules state that…

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Coronavirus: loan funding update – CBILS and beyond

One of the government’s flagship schemes to protect UK businesses, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), has been in the spotlight again in the last few days.…

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30th March 2020

Coronavirus and exercising rights of suspension for non-payment

Further to our article published last week here, outlining the position regarding possible entitlements to extensions of time and/or loss and expense in the context of force majeure…

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27th March 2020

The Coronavirus Act 2020

The Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) has now been passed and become law. This legislation gives emergency powers to police, councils, courts, ministers, coroners etc to assist in…

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26th March 2020

COVID-19 – The Impact on Commercial Property Transactions

The completion of a property sale and/or purchase may be at risk of not completing on time because of an event caused by COVID-19. Whilst it is likely…

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UK Immigration Update – COVID-19

The Home Office has made two very important announcement as follows as a result of COVID-19: 1. If you are in the UK and your leave expires between…

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Coronavirus – Advice on Contractual Obligations

Given the worsening Coronavirus crisis many businesses are concerned about their ongoing contractual arrangements. In these uncertain times Ellisons can provide clarity as to liability in the event…

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24th March 2020

COVID-19 and Construction Contracts

On 20 March 2020, we published our article in relation to the effect COVID-19 is having on companies in fulfilling their contractual obligations and the operation of any…

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Business rates relief and other rates related measures – COVID-19

As a result of COVID-19, the Government has set out a package of measures to assist businesses through the disruption. This note concentrates on the business rates relief…

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20th March 2020

Coronavirus: Government support for Businesses paying sick pay to employees

See our article on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme here, the Government have set out the following additional measure in respect of Support for Businesses paying sick…

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