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We are fully committed to helping all of us get through the Coronavirus situation and are regularly producing information that we hope can help you. Please see below for our full set of articles 20.1.2021 – Covid-19 business interruption insurance supreme court update 8.1.2021 – Furlough, shielding and home schooling 9.12.2020 – Commercial disputes on […]
In September and April last year, I wrote about the challenges facing businesses where their insurers were refusing to pay out on their Business Interruption Insurance. What has happened? Since then the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has brought a test case against 8 Insurers seeking clarity from the Courts on whether Business Interruption Insurance policies […]
The recent lockdown has resulted in further absences from work, as a result of shielding and school closures. Although the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is not intended for short-term absences due to sickness, the furlough guidance now helpfully confirms that employers can furlough employees whose health has been affected by coronavirus, including if they are unable […]
Experienced solicitor Joanne Milne is making a new start in the new year by joining Hay & Kilner. Joanne has moved to the  firm as a partner in its private client team and specialises in dealing with a wide range of agricultural and rural issues, including land and property transactions, succession planning and estate management. […]
Solicitors at Hay & Kilner Law Firm have reached new heights to raise a four-figure sum for an independent North East suicide prevention and education charity. Fourteen members of the team at the Newcastle-headquartered practice have been taking part in an Everest challenge this month, which saw each of them covering 70km, the equivalent of […]
It has certainly been a difficult year for employers and HR practitioners, but we do hope our updates and support have helped in some way! So, looking forward, what is 2021 likely to bring? Furlough It was announced by the Chancellor that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended by a further month and […]
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