Under increasing pressure from business groups, local authority leaders and the public, the Government has decided to extend several of its existing support measures to help businesses across the UK – regardless of whether they are forced to close or remain open. Speaking to Parliament, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced three new steps that he […]
The Business Secretary Alok Sharma is encouraging employers to apply for a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence if they plan on recruiting overseas staff, including newly arriving EU citizens, from 1 January 2021.
A new judgment at the High Court has clarified that policyholders denied business interruption (BI) insurance claims due to COVID-19 may be due compensation.
A new version of the Help to Buy Scheme is set to launch in the coming months, while buyers using the existing scheme have been given longer to complete transactions that have been disrupted by the Coronavirus crisis.
The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) Regulations 2020 places new obligations on employers in relation to self-isolation.
Research from the property portal, Zoopla, has found that first-time buyers are set to make up a smaller proportion of homebuyers than movers, reversing a trend that has lasted for more than a year.
Figures published by Citizens Advice have revealed a sharp increase in divorce queries on its website during lockdown.
The number of employment tribunals involving individuals increased by 18 per cent between April and June 2020, the Government has revealed, despite Covid-19 causing record delays and court backlogs.
Several haulage organisations have called on the Government to clarify the rules on customs checks at UK borders once the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020.
The Chancellor has announced that the Government will expand the new Job Support Scheme (JSS) to assist jobs and businesses required to close their doors as a result of tougher Coronavirus restrictions. The announcement was made ahead of new plans to introduce a tier-based system for lockdowns across the country, which could force some businesses […]