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Covid Business Advice

We understand the difficulties businesses are experiencing. We are here to support you and provide expert legal advice.

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Covid Business Advice 

Covid Business Impact Review

We are offering businesses a free Covid Impact Review to help leaders build back better following the challenges of the past year. You may be changing the way you operate, restructuring your workforce, or reinventing the way you provide services to customers. The review will highlight parts of the business that need attention and set out steps that can be taken to future-proof against further disruption.

If you would like to find out more, please contact us for a no-obligation discussion or to book an appointment via video.

Call 0117 906 9400 or email

Key Information & Legal Updates:

Employment Law

Furlough clarification and frequently asked questions

Furlough grant may not cover future payments

Furlough scheme extended until March 2021

Company & Commercial

Mergers and acquisition market after lockdown

‘Notices’ clauses in your commercial contracts: please take notice!

Insolvency and terminating supply contracts.

Commercial Property

Advice for landlords during Covid

Leasehold heads of terms – just how hard can they be?

Commercial lease renewal – stick or twist?

Dispute Resolution

Shareholder and director disputes

Regulatory & Licensing

Updated health protection regulation for licensed premises and outdoor events

Food, drink & hospitality businesses – licensing pre-opening checklist


Up to date government advice can be found here.

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