Clinical Negligence –v- COVID19 "Testing times" It goes without saying that the NHS is under immense pressure due to the COVID19 virus and in the last few weeks, we as a nation have seen the government take drastic action by confining us to our homes in a "lockdown" status. This is in an attempt to [...]
Personal protective equipment and the coronavirus outbreak On almost a daily basis, much of the coronavirus related news focuses on the lack of suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) available to NHS staff and other carers. Whilst there are clearly issues with the supply of such equipment, employers in other sectors as well as the NHS [...]
Watch this short video provided by one of our Legal Secretaries in relation to methods of coping with the enforced lockdown in the UK.
Commercial Contracts and Coronavirus The recent government announcement on the 16th April that the lockdown due to Coronavirus will extend at least for a further 3 weeks continues to challenge all businesses in an unprecedented manner. Indeed, the lockdown may still go beyond that period and the issues arising will undoubtedly extend beyond the [...]
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (The Furlough Scheme), and the benefits and implications for employers In these unprecedented times, all businesses are facing major challenges to their ongoing viability. Every day we read of well-respected names that are entering administration or "closing their doors", even though the Government has announced huge support packages to assist [...]
Online Video Meetings for Initial Advice Meetings Online Video Meetings for Initial Advice Meetings, Options Meetings, Mediation Information and Assessment Meetings and Mediation at Stone Rowe Brewer LLP Whilst we have always conducted Online Video Meetings, this has been infrequently. We are all working in different ways, rather than the traditional office-based face to face [...]