This last week has brought with it an unprecedented set of circumstances for both businesses and individuals. Here we answer the questions we’ve been asked about the financial, business and personal impacts of Covid-19. From advice on how to access the government support being made available for businesses, to how the situation might affect your personal family matters, here’s a round-up of the practical guidance we’ve been providing this week.
Working from home will potentially lead to increased costs for staff for phone calls, heating and lighting. Will homeworkers be entitled to extra tax relief?
With many businesses having rent payments due in March, what can be done to ease the financial pain of Covid-19?
Covid-19 is changing how we use technology around the world, especially with the use of contactless and block-chain enabled payment technologies.
Trade mark applications incorporating Covid-19 have risen significantly. Do these applications break moral boundaries?
Can employers work together to protect agribusinesses?
What we know so far about the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
If your cash flow is under pressure, help is being made available. We provide links to the support the mainstream banks are supplying, and summarise the Government’s help for SMEs and large businesses
What options are available if you can’t pay the rent on your business premises?
Now is the time to be proactive and act differently. Read our checklist of people and organisations you should be talking to, to help your business survive
Practical advice for employers, from sick pay to your options for employees who can’t do their job from home
Find out what your rights are if you’re worried about your job
Buying or selling a home? Read our answers to the questions you’ve been asking our conveyancing team
Read about powers of attorney and how they can be used to support older or vulnerable people in this challenging time
If you’d like to ask a question you can email us at email@example.com or call our helpline on 0800 086 2819.