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1st April 2020
Whether you’re a purchaser or supplier of goods or services, it’s difficult to know where to start when you’re in a situation that feels more like an apocalyptic movie.
Endless Brexit commentary has swiftly been replaced with coronavirus advice so let’s take a look at it from a legal standpoint.
1st April 2020Whether you’re a purchaser or supplier of goods or services, it’s difficult to know where to start when you’re in a situation that feels more like
1st April 2020On Wednesday 25th March 2020, the Coronavirus Act 2020 came into force. It empowers Ministers and the government with authority to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak
31st March 2020The Scottish Government has now legislated to give effect to its previously published guidance and public statements about restrictions which will apply during the
31st March 2020COVID-19 has put us all in completely unchartered territory. A situation like this is totally unprecedented, and for many, there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding
31st March 2020Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP expects that we will soon see an increased appetite for inserting ‘virus clauses’ into future contracts as a result
31st March 2020On 28th March the UK Insolvency Service announced new measures to amend insolvency laws to give companies breathing space and to keep trading while they explore opt
30th March 2020It has been announced by the UK Government that workers who have not been able to take all of their statutory annual leave entitlement due to COVID-19 will now be a
27th March 2020Truly exceptional times and exceptional measures. Huge parts of our economy (such as tourism, travel and leisure) in meltdown – meltdown that may take years,
27th March 2020As anticipated the Chancellor, yesterday (26 March), announced a package of support for the self-employed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Support for the
27th March 2020The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) Scotland Regulations came into force on the evening of 26 March 2020. The Regulations give effect to Schedule 19
27th March 2020The sharp decline over the past two weeks in consumer and B2B demand has understandably left many small enterprise owners concerned about the future of their busine
27th March 2020There has been much debate over the last few days as to what the UK Government’s communications actually mean in terms of whether or not construction sites sh
26th March 2020The current lockdown situation has caused a number of public service providers to close their offices or to put in place procedures limiting contact with third part
26th March 2020UPDATED 26TH MARCH 2020 At Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP we know that all of you will be keeping a close watch on the announcements being made on a daily ba
24th March 2020The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have responded to businesses who are worried that their data protection practices and procedures may no