May 15, 2020

A glimpse into the ‘new normal’ for the insolvency industry

“Coming down the mountain is often the most dangerous”. This was Boris Johnson’s message to the British people, as the country begins to edge its way out of an historic lockdown. Whilst intended to urge caution in the interest of public health, this adage aptly applies to the terrain that many British businesses need to navigate to recommence trading to avoid going bust. (more…)

May 7, 2020

Settlement Agreements – Claims & Voluntarily Ending Employment

What is a settlement agreement?

A settlement agreement is a legally binding contract between employer and employee which settles claims that the employee may have against their employer. However, this does not mean that future claims are impossible. If you were unaware of a grievance at the time of signing, such grievances are not covered by the original agreement and you are free to make a new claim. (more…)

March 26, 2020

Furlough Q&A

What is Furlough leave?

Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those employees that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis by classifying them as a furloughed worker. (more…)