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Thorntons Legal Updates - Coronavirus Latest Articles

The Outbreak of Coronavirus is having a deep impact on businesses and individuals across the world. We are seeing unprecedented legal, regulatory and commercial challenges as well as Government support to help during this difficult time.

Thorntons are committed to supporting our clients through the challenges presented by the pandemic, and our aim is to keep you informed and up-to-date on legal changes, while providing practical, commercial advice to help address the challenges you face and mitigated risks.

Read the latest coronavirus articles and commentary below, or explore our full range of articles here.


Scottish Government Coronavirus Support for Commercial Tenants

Emergency legislation is being put in place in Scotland to prevent the eviction of commercial tenants who are unable to pay their rent because of the Covid-19 outbreak. The measures are set out in the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill, which grants a host of new powers and measures to help protect the public, maintain essential public services and support the economy during the pandemic...

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Goodbye Wrongful Trading and Welcome to the UK, Chapter 11?

On 28 March 2020, Business Secretary Alok Sharma announced new insolvency measures to help businesses pull through the coronavirus crisis. The government has already taken unprecedented steps to support businesses financially...

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Coronavirus: Your Data Protection queries answered 

In order to help our clients navigate some of data protection challenges which they may face as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, here are some of the most commonly asked questions...

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Visa extensions for those currently unable to return home due to COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is now truly a global challenge. The Home Office have now responded by providing guidance, confirming that non-EEA nationals, who cannot return home due to coronavirus related issues, will be able to extend their leave...

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UK Government Job Retention Scheme: An Update

Late on 26 March 2020, the Government published further, much needed, guidance on its Job Retention Scheme through which employers can place eligible employees on furlough and claim back 80% of their wages up to a maximum of £2500...

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