September 15, 2020

Important day for Business Interruption Policyholders

If, like many businesses, you have suffered severe disruption during the coronavirus lockdown, today could be a very important day for you.  The High Court handed down its judgment this morning in the test case between the Financial Conduct Authority and various insurers and has clarified many issues in relation to when Business Interruption cover should pay out to policyholders. (more…)

July 10, 2020

The New Dawn Update – The Financial Impact on Dental Performers

As the dental profession begins to wake up again after almost three months in slumber, there are many burning questions that will need to be addressed. Some relate to how dental practices will be permitted to operate whilst at the same time ensuring that there is adherence to being Safe, Caring, Responsive, Efficient and Well-led and others relate to the financial impact that compliance with these principles will have on the economics of dentistry as a business. (more…)

July 2, 2020

8 Employment Law Considerations for 2020

Despite the fact we are currently battling an ongoing global pandemic and dealing with the impact of corona virus. Each April, organisations must ensure they comply with the latest round of amended employment laws and deadlines. The changes to written statements of terms and conditions, the introduction of parental bereavement leave and pay, and changes to the law on calculating holiday pay for workers with irregular hours must all be considered and implemented. (more…)

June 29, 2020

What next for furlough and beyond?

The Prime Minister has made us aware that the Government are trying to prop up the economy whilst also trying to kick start it through use of the furlough scheme. There are 10 government guidance documents on the furlough scheme along with treasury directions, each document is over 30 pages and therefore it is difficult to follow the new changes. We have therefore answered a few burning questions below: (more…)