Legal Updates from gdb Members PDT Solicitors
Published: 19 May 2020
PDT Solicitors share their insights on what is happening from a legal standpoint and what to consider as the lockdown is released.
- Important Covid19 Legal Updates May 2020 – As we are now well into our second month of adjusting to the pandemic, Managing Partner James Clewlow outlines the main challenges, legal changes and a list of the key considerations for businesses over the next few months as we move into the next stage of transition out of lockdown. https://www.pdt.co.uk/thought-piece/important-covid19-legal-updates-may-2020
- Andrew Hoad, Partner in our Corporate department discusses the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (designed to help those businesses (whether they be small companies or sole traders) who have been adversely affected by the coronavirus but can’t take advantage of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). Participants can borrow from as little as £2,500 up to a maximum of £50,000 (or 25% of their turnover if less). https://www.pdt.co.uk/thought-piece/bouncebackability-andndash-the-bounce-back-loan-scheme
- Negotiating a lease in the midst of the pandemic – positive case study on Coffee Cup Solutions who have moved premises within the pandemic https://www.pdt.co.uk/thought-piece/negotiating-a-lease-in-the-midst-of-the-pandemic
- As the Government continues to seek to protect UK business operations during the ongoing pandemic, commercial landlords are now temporarily banned from issuing statutory demands and winding up petitions against tenants unable to pay rent due to the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. https://www.pdt.co.uk/thought-piece/commercial-property-landlords-banned-from-making-statutory-demands-where-tenant-default-result-of-covid-19-crisis
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