Settlement Agreements and Furlough

2020-07-15T09:16:02+01:00July 15th, 2020|

As the end of Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme approaches fast (31st October 2020), we focus here on the option that employers have of using a settlement agreement in order to manage their workforce requirements when faced with the uncertain economic effect of Covid-19. We also look at settlement agreements here from the point of [...]

Commercial Contracts and Coronavirus

2020-04-23T09:35:02+01:00April 22nd, 2020|

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 [...]