COVID-19 Business Support Hub

We are here to support you during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Please read the articles below for our latest updates.

Guidance on force majeure clauses amid COVID-19 outbreak
The closure of all public venues and suspension of air, road and maritime traffic between most countries (in some occasions
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Statutory Residence Test changed to allow skilled workers from around the world to assist the UK’s coronavirus response
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has written to the Treasury Select Committee, to inform it that the Statutory Residence Test (SRT)
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IPO continues to deal with applications despite “interrupted period”
The UK Intellectual Property Office has pledged to do everything it can to deal with trade mark and design applications
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Dealing with disputes during Coronavirus lockdown
The implications of Coronavirus are so wide-ranging that businesses could struggle to meet their contractual requirements, leading to disputes. At
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Rule changes mean holiday leave can be carried over to next two years
The Government has confirmed that existing rules around annual leave will be relaxed to allow workers who have not used
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What are the alternatives to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?
The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been described as an “unprecedented” step to help employers subsidise their staff’s wages
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