Tag Archives: Support for business

Covid-19 Insolvency Law Update: Emergency Changes and Court Hearings

Louis Doyle QC  provides a review of emergency legislation to aid businesses at home and abroad.   Kings Chambers’ insolvency team remains open for business, fully functioning and able to react to instructions at speed. We are working remotely and utilising platforms including Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business and Zoom for conferencing and court hearings. […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for UK businesses trading internationally

The Guidance was recently updated to reflect the constant changes that are being introduced by the government. In this post we explore the various points of guidance the government have provided to business to try an minimise as much disruption as is possible given the current climate. Pupil barrister, Shaylla Shabbir, reviews the guidance and […]

Summary of Government Financial Support Measures – up to date as at 23 March 2020

Eleanor Temple provides a summary of government financial support from the government for both businesses and individuals. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Under the new Coronavirus Job Retention scheme government grants will cover 80% of the salary of PAYE employees who would otherwise have been dismissed during this crisis. The scheme, open to any employer in […]

GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR EMPLOYERS DURING COVID-19: AN OVERVIEW

Rosie Kight provides an overview of the government plans for financial support for employers.   On 20 March 2020, amid grave concerns from businesses with cash-flow difficulties and reports of immediate lay-offs and redundancies resulting from Government measures to #flattenthecurve and control the spread of COVID-19, the Chancellor announced a range of temporary financial support […]

COVID-19: SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES: LATEST UPDATE

The government has today updated its guidance on support for business.  The guidance is available here.    THE GUIDANCE The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19. This includes a package of measures to support […]

GUIDANCE ON FINANCIAL ISSUES FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED AND SMALL BUSINESSES

It is worth everyone noting that the Bar Council has a dedicated site on Coronavirus advice and updates.  Much of the advice given is of general assistance, and will be of benefit to non-barristers.    In particular there are a number of bulletins from the Bar Council, Legal Practice Management Association and the Institute of […]

FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS: USEFUL LINKS

Staying in business is going to be difficult and tough for many.  Here are links to some useful guidance on support available for businesses and helpful hints as to staying afloat. Gov.UK has guidance on support for businesses. This covers support for businesses who are paying sick pay to employees, support for businesses that pay business […]