News and Insights

Welcome to our News and Insights section. Here we’ll talk about the latest legal developments with our articles and videos. You can browse or search by practice area or sector. We’ll also let you know about changes at our firm including the expansion into new practice areas, sectors and locations.






18 May
2020
UK recovery depends on skilled migrants

If you think that increased unemployment in the UK means that there is less need for work visas for overseas nationals, think...

Article | Immigration | COVID-19


14 May
2020
Return to Work : Refusal and Discrimination

So, the PM has announced an ‘easing’ of the lockdown. Suffice to say that the measures have hardly been met with universal...

Article | Employment Law | COVID-19


14 May
2020
Immigration issues arising in the context of the return to work

Immigration status is not a protected characteristic, but employers of overseas nationals must navigate part-time work, right...

Article | Immigration | COVID-19


12 May
2020
Update on Coronavirus and UK immigration

This update highlights the available policy information, the problems posed for visa holders and their employers and what they can do...


Webinar | COVID-19


29 Apr
2020
After COVID-19: As a Contractor - are you prepared?

Our online panel discussion considered the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the construction industry in the UK. ...

Article | Employment Law | COVID-19


16 Apr
2020
IR35 rules to be applied as of next year

In the UK Parliament on 17 March 2020, a deferral of the changes to IR35 has been announced (the off-payroll working law) in...

Article | Tax | COVID-19


16 Apr
2020
Announcement of tax measures by the UK authorities for the support of businesses and individuals

The UK government has announced financial support measures, including tax measures, to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 to the...

Article | Tax | COVID-19


8 Apr
2020
Senior Managers & Certification Regime ("SMCR"): Financial Crime and CASS

Introduction The SMCR is now the fertile ground from which CASS and Financial Crime should be considered. As the FCA themselves...

Article | Financial Services | COVID-19


7 Apr
2020
Watch our Webinar: COVID-19, immigration and employment - government policies and HR best practice

Listen to immigration expert Samar Shams and employment law expert Fudia Smartt on their engaging, interactive webinar on the...

Article | Employment Law | COVID-19


6 Apr
2020
COVID-19 Job Retention (“Furlough”) Scheme - Questions Answered Based on HMRC Guidance

1. Who can claim the furlough rebate? Any entity which has created and started PAYE payroll on, or before, 28 February 2020,...

Article | Employment Law | COVID-19


3 Apr
2020
Furlough Leave - update and what we now know that we didn’t a few days ago

  *We intend to keep this page up to date with the latest developments on Furlough leave, please bookmark it and check...

Article | Employment Law | COVID-19


1 Apr
2020
COVID-19 and tax residence

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, many countries advise against non-essential travel in and out of their international...

Article | Tax | COVID-19


31 Mar
2020
The UK's Future Immigration System

With only months to go before the UK’s future immigration system takes effect on 1 January 2021, you should understand the...

Article | Immigration | COVID-19


27 Mar
2020
Covid 19 and Force Majeure

All our lives have been radically changed by Covid 19 and none of us were expecting it apart from a few ‘planners’ formerly...

Article | COVID-19


24 Mar
2020
The impact of the Coronavirus on insurance

The potential impact of the Coronavirus on insurance cover has already been aired in the press a multitude of times in respect...

Article | COVID-19


23 Mar
2020
Furlough – what does it mean and how does it work?

The Chancellor announced a package of measures to help businesses, which, among other things includes the “Coronavirus Job...

Article | COVID-19


18 Mar
2020
Employment Law Coronavirus update

Many employers at the moment are balancing keeping a workforce going through measures such as home working, even if...

Article | COVID-19


16 Mar
2020
Coronavirus and UK immigration

There is relatively little information available to date on the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic for visa holders and...

Article | Immigration | COVID-19


12 Mar
2020
The implications of the Coronavirus for construction contracts

Video | Construction Law Update | Elizabeth Vago


Article | Employment Law | COVID-19


9 Mar
2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its implications for construction contracts

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak...

Article | Construction & Engineering | COVID-19



May 2020 (5) April 2020 (9) March 2020 (8) February 2020 (2) January 2020 (3) December 2019 (2) November 2019 (1) September 2019 (1) August 2019 (2) April 2019 (7)


Recieve news & insights direct to your inbox.