June 15, 2020
June 9, 2020
Despite the permitted return to work on 8th June 2020 it is thought that only 25% of dental practices will actually be ready in terms of having the necessary PPE, protective screens and procedures in place to protect staff, associates, therapists and patients alike. (more…)
June 4, 2020
An update on the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill
Yesterday, the House of Commons went through the second reading of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill, which represents potentially the most significant change to the insolvency industry for at least 20 years. (more…)
June 2, 2020
As some of you may know, B & A Group, the holding company for the 9 Finest Dental Practices entered liquidation on 1st April 2020.
This situation has left many patients either having paid for dental treatment that they are not now going to receive or wondering when and even where, treatment that is ongoing will be completed. (more…)
May 19, 2020
Self-employed Income Support Scheme
This scheme was announced on 26th March 2020 and allows self-employed people to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of their trading profits up to a maximum of £7,500.00 a month. The benefit of this is that as a grant, this does not have to be repaid. (more…)
May 15, 2020
“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
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…)
April 27, 2020
It is inevitable that in private companies disputes and deadlock situations may arise from time to time between the parties. This problem is likely to be exacerbated by the Covid-19 situation and the knock-on effect upon the economy. These disputes can be both expensive and stressful in personal terms.