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03 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Pressure builds on 2m social distancing rule

It has been widely reported that Greg Clark, the chairman of the Commons Science and Technology Committee, has written to the Prime Minister asking that he "urgently review" the social distancing rule.The MP’s concerns are that if the 2m r...

03 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - FCA provide update on business interruption claims

We have previously reported on the FCA’s proposed Court action to clarify issues surrounding business interruption claims.As readers will be aware many businesses’ claims arising from closures associated with the pandemic have been r...

02 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020

The Government have now published new Regulations to enact the changes to ‘Lockdown’ announced by the Prime Minister in his recent address.The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 20...

01 Jun 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Furlough scheme to finish at end of October

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed, the coronavirus furlough scheme will finish at the end of October.From August, employers must pay National Insurance and pension contributions, then 10% of pay from September, rising to 20% in October.Also...

28 May 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - French Court rules in favour of restauranteur

It is being reported in both national and international press today, a French Court ruled on Tuesday that AXA France should pay a restaurant owner two months’ worth of revenue losses caused by the virus pandemic. AXA had argued its policy di...

27 May 2020

Covid 19 - What you need to know - Prime Minister sets out timeline for retail to reopen in June

The Prime Minister has set out:Outdoor markets and car showrooms will be able to reopen from 1st June, as soon as they are able to meet the COVID-19 secure guidelines to protect shoppers and workers. As with garden centres, the risk of transmi...