The on-going COVID-19 / Coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone in the UK and around the world, causing enormous disruption and uncertainty for individuals, businesses and governments. At Joelson, our primary concern is the health and well-being of our team, our clients, and all of their families and loved ones, and we have therefore adapted our business practices accordingly.
For our clients, across the firm our focus is on supporting you to address the practical and legal problems that the pandemic is causing your business – whether this is by assisting with specific practical problems you are facing, or simply by sharing the knowledge and experience that we have of how other businesses are coping.
This page contains links to the various legal and commercial updates that we have published – we will keep posting new items whenever anything which we think might be relevant comes to our attention. We hope you find this resource helpful. The Joelson team is here for you and so if there if anything you need support with, please get in touch with your usual Joelson contact or email email@example.com
We continue to receive a large volume of questions from our clients about the impact of the pandemic on their legal rights and obligations.
The government launched a new debt finance scheme earlier this year - the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). What is it and how can businesses use it?
Lord Sales, Justice of the UK Supreme Court, gave a speech at the New Zealand Senior Courts Judges’ Conference to share his thoughts and concerns surrounding the implications of Covid-19 on UK Law.
Bricks and mortar “non-essential” establishments were ordered to close and measures were introduced by the Government, all of which have had a substantial impact on real estate litigation.
All the answers to your questions and queries on furloughing employees during the coronavirus situation.
What are the latest changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough)? These changes took effect on 1st May 2021.
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, many employees have been working from home and in the future the number of employees splitting their working time between the office and home is likely to increase.
What if an employee or job applicant has a genuine philosophical or political belief that means they are not prepared to have the vaccine?
The UK Government’s Furlough scheme comes to an end on 31 October 2020, leaving many employers and employees in an uncertain position.
The Government continues to extended measures to assist tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic. What impact will this have for commercial landlords and tenants?
The government in England is strongly encouraging employees to get back to the office. For some this is welcome as the challenges of working from home have been considerable, for others, working at home has been very attractive.