COVID-19

🔔 We remain open for business. We are available on the phone and email during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Just email us on info@goughs.co.uk or request a call back and we'll put you through to the relevant department.

 

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has created uncertainty for everyone around the world.

Our legal experts have put together a number of advice-focused articles which outline some of the key issues and challenges clients may face during this unprecedented time. We aim to update and share this information as quickly as possible.

You can also find out more about how we're supporting our clients, colleagues and communities.

COVID-19 & CJRS Extension until October

By Angela West
What does the furlough extension to October 2020 mean for employers and employees?

COVID-19 & Staying safe

By Paul Turner
With the warmer weather upon us, this means many people prefer to be outside embracing the change of seasons.  With change comes hidden risks and here’s a couple of pointers to keep you safe! 

Buying and selling property during the pandemic 

By Sarah Thomson
Our Head of Residential Property, Sarah Thomson gives advice for buying and selling property during the Coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19 & Job Retention Scheme Online Portal

By Angela West
With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme On-line Portal going live on the 20th of April, we give more advice on the subject.

COVID-19 & Domestic Abuse

By Alice Blackmore
The lockdown has caused significant anxiety for those who feel at risk of domestic abuse. We explore the help available.

COVID-19 & The impact on Lasting Power of Attorney Arrangements

By Trish Watkins
In the current Covid-19 climate it is likely to prove very difficult for family members to ensure that they are involved in decisions relating to their loved one because of the physical constraints imposed by the lockdown.  

COVID-19 & The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

By Angela West
Over the weekend the Government have published further guidance regarding the Scheme and terms which apply when furloughing an employee. 

COVID-19 & Government Advice for Businesses 

By Rowena Birch
The government has announced a huge package of measures aimed at helping businesses and individuals to survive financially during the pandemic crisis.  

COVID-19 & Advice for Commercial Tenants

By Rowena Birch
As a tenant of a commercial property, how can you expect to be affected by Coronavirus?

COVID-19 & Advice for Commercial Landlords

By Rowena Birch
As a landlord of a commercial property, how can you expect to be affected by Coronavirus?

COVID-19 & JCT Construction Contracts

By Rebecca Bailey
At the date of writing, the UK Government has not enforced a closure on construction sites and many contractors are currently keeping their sites open. 

COVID-19 & Agriculture

By Rebecca Bailey
 It is vital that adequate measures are in place to ensure continuity in the generation and supply of food and keeping farming businesses afloat. 

COVID-19 & Wills Through a Window

By Emma Taylor
Emma Taylor recognises the importance of supporting our community through these challenging times.

COVID-19 & Moving House During Lockdown

By Sarah Thomson
The Government’s latest guidance for home movers has been issued.

COVID-19 - Clarification on Furlough Leave

By Angela West
The regulations are quite detailed but the headline points of clarification which hadn't previously been announced.

COVID-19 & Financial Settlements

By Alice Blackmore
Many of our clients have been asking what the financial implications of COVID-19 are on their financial settlements.

COVID-19 & Commercial Tenant Protection

By Louis Mancini
Commercial tenants who are unable to pay their rent due to the Coronavirus pandemic will be protected from eviction.

COVID-19 Planning Laws Relaxed

By Rowena Birch
Planning laws have been relaxed to help pubs and takeaways survive.

COVID-19 & Furlough Leave

By Angela West
The Government’s recent announcement to introduce “Furlough Leave” will have come as a huge sigh of relief for many employers and employees alike. 

COVID-19 & Child Arrangements

By Alice Blackmore
At this challenging time we have asked for Alice's expert opinion on children's matters and how they may be affected.

COVID-19 & Court Hearings

By Alice Blackmore
Worried about a court hearing? The President of the Family Division gave guidance to be followed with immediate effect. The aim is to ‘Keep Business Going Safely’. 

COVID-19 Closing the Workplace, Lay-Offs & Working From Home

By Louis Mancini
It is essential that employers take steps now so that they are prepared should they have to make difficult decisions.

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