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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Kate Oldfield, Managing Partner and Head of Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence, discusses the importance of PPE as people start to return to the workplace

As the lockdown starts to ease many employees will be concerned about returning to work. They may be anxious about their journey to work or worried about their working conditions once they return. Workers in some industries are used to wearing personal protective equipment, but many are not. A considerable number of employees work in... Read the rest of this entry →

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Sonio Singh – Partner in our Corporate and Commercial Department – on Covid-19 and the North West Corporate Finance market

The Covid-19 pandemic and its grave consequences have had an unprecedented impact on economic activity. It is still early to assess its medium to long term effects. Nonetheless, I will seek to assess the short-term impact of this crisis on corporate finance activity, in the context of the North West. M&A Trends Given the fall in... Read the rest of this entry →

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Andy McNish – Partner in our Business Department – on why firms should consider reviewing terms and conditions of business in the light of COVID-19

COVID -19 has exposed some assumptions made by many parties when entering into commercial contracts including such matters as the robustness and pricing of their supply chains, availability of staff, ongoing market demand, and the ability to access sites or premises. As a rule, these things are not actively considered or discussed between the parties... Read the rest of this entry →

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Rebecca Taylor, Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team, discusses the temporary restrictions imposed by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

On 20 May 2020, the government introduced the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill in Parliament. The Bill temporarily restricts the use of statutory demands and winding-up petitions. Schedule 10, Part 1 of the Bill provides that no petition for the winding up of a company may be presented on the basis that the company has... Read the rest of this entry →

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Alan Turing plaque at University of Manchester

Manchester’s most important commemorative plaques: People, places & events

Round plaques have become a common sight across the UK, used to commemorate famous historical figures and events at key locations. Manchester city centre is no stranger to these plaques, with a large number dedicated to the many aspects of our city’s rich history – as well as blue plaques that are placed for historic... Read the rest of this entry →

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Amie Tsang – Senior Consultant, Immigration and Property, at Davis Blank Furniss – summarises the government’s latest guidance for Visa holders

With the recent easing of the lockdown restrictions announced by the Boris Johnson, the Home Office has issued the following guidance for Visa holders. If you’re in the UK and your leave expires between 24 January 2020 and 31 July 2020 Your visa will be extended to 31 July 2020 if you cannot leave the... Read the rest of this entry →

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