The Government's Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 aims to offer vital support to businesses helping them to address challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic
The Government has released its plan for progressively lifting lockdown restrictions. However, many have suggested that the plans could compromise the safety of workers and are demanding that further changes be made.
Amongst the stringent measures introduced by the government in response to the recent coronavirus (COVID- 19) outbreak, was advice to businesses that staff should work from home wherever possible.
Shareholders agreements are an integral part of governing how businesses are run and what happens if things go wrong.
Poor cash management, overspending or taking out too much debt can all land businesses in financial difficulty, but there are many other factors that can result in insolvency.
Hot on the heels of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) was implemented in May 2018.
With many businesses facing so much uncertainty at the moment and as commercial relationships are tested, there is every likelihood that you will face some form of contract dispute as a consequence of the Coronavirus.
‘Data protection’ and ‘GDPR’ are two terms most dreaded to hear at the best of times and are likely to take a backseat for most organisations in the current pandemic.
Despite widespread resistance from the business community, in April 2020, the government will press ahead with its reforms to off-payroll working in the private sector (IR35).
IR35 anti-avoidance legislation is being extended to the private sector