Woodfines Covid-19 Podcasts #6

In the sixth episode of our Covid-19 podcasts, Suzanna Stephenson discusses the effects of the lockdown and emergency legislation on commercial landlords and tenants and the options for those considering taking a new lease on business premises.

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Woodfines Covid-19 Podcasts #3

In our third episode of our Covid-19 updates, we look at how mergers and acquisitions are being affected by the lockdown with Alice Wooler. And with more people setting up and ensuring their wills are up to date, Jennifer Barker advises on how to go about this in the current climate.

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Commercial contract points on diversifying 

Some businesses are doing all they can to just keep going or they are working to answer the Government’s call for equipment to diversify to try and combat the financial implications of the COVID-19 outbreak. Whether you are now offering free delivery from your restaurant businesses or coffee shops? Offering meals on wheels and care […]

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Diversification in response to COVID-19: Are your new contracts valid?

The outbreak of COVID-19 has created and continues to create extreme levels of uncertainty for businesses and as a result some business owners have had no option but to diversify. Examples of this in the current climate include car manufacturers producing ventilators and fashion brands such as Ralph Lauren manufacturing medical clothing. Changing business focus […]

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Covid-19 – The impact on Mergers & Acquisitions

Given the uncertainty as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the impact on M&A deals which are currently underway could be wide ranging. Volatile markets will undoubtedly lead to parties considering whether this is the right time to acquire/dispose of businesses. In particular, commercial and financial challenges are likely to create scepticism and tentative approaches […]

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COVID-19 – Options Available For Businesses

In response to the disruption caused by COVID-19 the Chancellor has set out a number of measures to support businesses. We touch upon some of the measures being implemented and outline the requirements which businesses must meet to access such measures. 1. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme This scheme is intended to prevent redundancies by giving […]

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