Affected by Coronavirus?.

This is an unprecedented situation for all of us and we at Mundays will do everything we can to assist you through these difficult times. If you have any queries regarding your business or personal affairs then please do call or email a Mundays contact and we will do all we can to assist you.

While the primary focus of any business will be on ensuring the health and well being of staff, businesses and individuals are facing an increasing number of challenges that need to be addressed and mitigated. Below, we have listed some useful links which should hopefully prove useful to both businesses and individuals.

The legal implications for both business and individuals are wide-ranging and complex. Therefore, we have also gathered all our recent insights, which you will find at the bottom of this page. These insights identify some of the risks and matters you should be considering and also set out some of the steps Mundays has taken to address the risks associated with its business.

These are uncertain times for us all and should you wish to talk to any one of our team about a specific matter and how it will affect you or your business please do not hesitate to contact them.

GOV.UK – general advice

Coronavirus Main Page

COVID-19: Guidance for employees, employers and businesses

Financial help and advice for businesses

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) – British Business Bank

Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF – The Bank of England’s new lending facility for larger firms)

Start up Loans – this could be an alternative to the CBILS and is aimed at smaller companies and start-ups (i.e. business in their first two years of trading). Loans of £500 to £25,000 at 6% p/a interest available.

Employment Law

Acas

NHS

Companies House Filings

Companies House – all companies have been given an extension of 3 months for filing accounts at Companies House.

Business and Personal Tax

HMRC – details about extra time being given to pay tax.

Public Health Guidance:

WHO TO CONTACT

For further help and guidance contact your usual Mundays contact or one of our team as below:

Corporate/Commercial: Howard White

Employment: Andrew Knorpel

Commercial Property: Michael Nixon

Dispute Resolution: Joseph Kean

Family: Judith Fitton

Private Wealth: Jeremy Duffy

Residential Conveyancing: Kevin Healy

The contents of this article are intended as guidance for readers. It can be no substitute for specific advice. Consequently we cannot accept responsibility for this information, errors or matters affected by subsequent changes in the law, or the content of any website referred to on this page. © Mundays LLP

Insights.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and Furlough Leave
27th March, 2020

The Government announced on 20 March 2020 that the state will subsidise employers to pay 80% of the wages of staff who are placed on “furlough” leave but remain employed,…

A note from Neale Andrews
27th March, 2020

These are perhaps some of the most challenging circumstances we have faced as a firm in our 60 year history. We are doing absolutely everything we can to protect our…

Combatting Covid-19 for Commercial Tenants
26th March, 2020

The pandemic is causing huge socioeconomic repercussions and the UK commercial property sector is not immune. So what is going to happen to property-overheads or running costs of commercial premises…

Certainty in uncertain times
25th March, 2020

In this current period of lockdown Michael Brierley discusses whether it's possible to correctly execute a Will without witnesses "present" to witness the signature. The answer, dating back to an…