UK government announces phasing out of temporary insolvency protection

Since June 2020, companies in financial distress due to the pandemic have been protected from creditor action by the UK government’s temporary insolvency measures. Now, as the economic landscape gets back to normal, the government has announced a phasing out of these measures from 1 October 2021. Return to ‘normal’ The Corporate Insolvency and Governance […]

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Maria Gallucci & Mike Hayward discuss returning to the workplace

Employment law specialist, Maria Gallucci and Mike Hayward who specialises in compliance spoke to Neil Whiteside about what needs to be considered by employers from a health and safety and employment perspective when asking their staff to return to the workplace. You can catch up on the podcast here. Please note that we are running […]

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Employers face tough decisions as furlough ends

With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme drawing to a close at the end of September, many employers are now facing some difficult decisions. The scheme, first introduced in March 2020, will officially come to an end on 30 September 2021. Since the start of the pandemic, 11.6 million workers have had a portion of their […]

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Qualification Congratulations!

Woodfines is delighted to announce that Thomas Hale, one of their current crop of second year trainees has now qualified as a solicitor, and will be augmenting the existing Private Client team in their Cambridge office. Commenting on this, Tim Addinell, who heads up the Private Client team said: “We are delighted to be joined […]

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Changes to the Highway Code

Today, 14th September there have been changes to the Highway Code announced with 33 of the existing rules amended and two new ones added. Some of the changes include: clearer advice on where to stop in an emergency the importance of not driving in a lane closed by a Red X the use of variable […]

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