Coronavirus – Business Advice
Terry Jones remains committed to providing the best possible service to our corporate clients.
The speed at which the virus has taken hold of the UK has left many business owners and organisations in limbo. Decisions on how to apply for government schemes and how to select staff for furlough have put additional pressure on management teams and directors.
Terry Jones can offer a range of services to businesses affected by the Coronavirus.
- Employment Law support – avoiding legal pitfalls
- Wills, Trust and Probate – how we will continue to provide our service
- Landlord and Tenant – updates on notices and the Coronavirus act
This is a challenging time for all businesses, but we are here to provide legal advice to ensure that organisations are protected moving forward.
Contact us today or browse our latest blogs for more information.
How do self-isolation rules affect Statutory Sick Pay?
Self-isolation is one of the biggest changes to daily life that has been brought in due to the coronavirus pandemic, and one that is likely to cause some headaches for employers and employees alike. With local lockdowns and changes to the list of countries where you do and don’t need to self-isolate upon return, its […]
Flexible furlough: how does it work?
As businesses start to reopen, the Government has now introduced more flexibility to the furlough leave scheme, allowing employees on furlough leave to be brought back into work part-time from July 1st. Furlough leave was introduced in the UK back in March 2020 to help reduce the number of job losses expected as a result […]
Companies House strike off policy and late filing penalties (Covid-19 changes)
On 16th April 2020, further alterations were made by Companies House in light of the on-going Covid-19 pandemic. Following on from their announcement that organisations due to file their annual accounts could apply for a three month extension, Companies House has also revised its policies for company strike offs and penalties for late filing of documents. Companies […]
How effective is your Force Majeure clause?
COVID-19 virus has had a devastating impact on all aspects of our lives. A quick glance at the news shows the disruption to supply chains and the impact this is having on the availability of certain products. This is resulting in some companies being unable to fulfil their contractual obligations. Review your commercial contracts If […]
Landlord and Tenant court hearings
The outbreak of Coronavirus in the UK has left many industries in shock, with no exception to the private rent sector. After reviewing the process the Courts have now published a list of Landlord and Tenant hearings that they must hear and cases that they may hear (depending on individual circumstances of the case and […]
Companies House extension for filing annual accounts
The UK Government has offered support to businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. The help has come through grants, interest-free loans and paying employee’s wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. As part of their commitment to UK businesses the government has offered a three month extension on annual accounts submissions to Companies House. Under current […]
Updates for landlords, April 2020 – COVID-19
New advice on Coronavirus is issued every day. As part of their commitment to the British public, the UK Government are offering support to both landlords and tenants. The UK Government has published some general guidance for landlords that includes specific information on their obligations to tenants. Terry Jones is providing the most up to […]
Employment law pitfalls in a pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic is leading to a lot of employers feeling the need to act swiftly to safeguard their business, with making employee’s redundant or placing them on furlough leave a frequent option. However, this speed is, in turn, increasing the risk of employers being exposed to unfair dismissal claims. Smaller employers, in particular, may not […]
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