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
The Government has previously announced a moratorium on forfeiture of commercial premises but left the matter of tenant insolvency open as a route for landlords that wanted to enforce the terms of their tenants’ lease obligations.
The current advice is that HMCTS continue to operate as normal. However, they operate with an important caveat: that a physical hearing may only take place if a remote hearing is not possible and if suitable arrangements can be made to ensure the safety of all participants.
What measures are the IPO taking to support applicants as COVID-19 forces people to working from home?
We have received a large volume of questions from our clients about the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic and how it affects their legal rights and obligations.
It is crucial that in these unprecedented times businesses really understand their legal rights and obligations in the agreements they currently have.
At Joelson the safety and well-being of our employees, our clients, suppliers and colleagues is always our priority, and we recognise the important role we play in continuing to provide ongoing advice and reassurance to our clients as to their legal obligations and commitments during this critical time.
In these uncertain times, many businesses are already experiencing hardship and difficulties due to the effects of the COVID-19 virus that will only increase over the coming weeks as the current situation unfolds.