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The cost of coronavirus confusion

Who carries the risk of project delays caused by the Lockdown and the mandatory changes in how we work?

Government measures to protect businesses – are you affected?

Alex Blenkinsop, commercial dispute resolution lawyer, explains how the new measures impact businesses on both sides of the debt ledger.

Gas safety checks and S21 – the Court of Appeal speaks

The Court of Appeal has sided with private landlords in a case which threatened the way they could repossess properties. It’s an important judgment, which closes a legal loophole that previously prevented landlords from serving a Section 21 (S21) notice to terminate a tenancy.

How can you chase debts at a time like this?

Every organisation has been affected by coronavirus and getting paid has never been so important. There’s also never been a more difficult time to collect outstanding invoices – but how do you collect your B2B debts at a time like this?

Keep calm and mediate… virtually

Is lockdown constricting your commercial contracts and cashflow? Susan Howe, head of dispute resolution, explains how digital mediation can help.

Has COVID-19 frustrated my contract?

To say coronavirus has been frustrating would be the understatement of the century, but its impact may have legally ‘frustrated’ your contracts. So, what exactly does that mean and could it free your business from its obligations as a result?

Business interruption insurance: are you covered for COVID-19?

Susan Howe, head of our dispute resolution team, explains how business interruption insurance could relieve some coronavirus pain for your company.

Coronavirus: Tips to help businesses manage cashflow

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The coronavirus is making life difficult for everybody, but there are positive steps you can take to help mitigate losses and protect your business. …

Is coronavirus a force majeure event?

As the movement of goods and services, supply chains and company share prices continue to be affected by COVID-19, does coronavirus constitute a force majeure event?

Making Waves – copyright update

In the recent decision of Response Clothing Ltd v The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Ltd, the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court has found that a textile can be a work of artistic craftsmanship and protected by copyright.