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27 03, 2020

Key points of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

By |2020-03-27T17:48:12+00:00March 27th, 2020|Services|

Key points of Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme) guidance published on 26/03/20 This guidance dated 27 March 2020 does not constitute legal advice. It summarises the provisions of the Scheme, first announced by the Government on 20 March 2020. The Scheme will enable all UK employers to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those [...]

26 03, 2020

Coronavirus Act 2020 – landlord and tenant update

By |2020-03-26T14:50:19+00:00March 26th, 2020|Services|

Important landlord and tenant update – Coronavirus Act 2020 (the “Act”) The Coronavirus Act 2020 is now in force. This note sets out the key aspects of the Act which will be of vital importance to how both landlords and tenants interact and do business with each other during this period. The Government has made it clear that it expects [...]

25 03, 2020

Update on COVID-19’s impact on the court system in England and Wales

By |2020-03-25T16:25:04+00:00March 25th, 2020|Sectors, Services|

Update on COVID-19’s impact on the court system in England and Wales Teacher Stern are continuing to provide litigation support throughout this difficult time. However, the courts inevitably are restricted both in terms of holding hearings and dealing with other orders of business. To assist you we have prepared a note on the current position. On 19 March 2020 HM [...]

24 03, 2020

COVID-19 – a general guide to business survival and restructuring

By |2020-03-24T15:18:59+00:00March 24th, 2020|Services|

COVID-19 – a general guide to business survival and restructuring This article does not provide legal advice nor should it be relied upon by anyone receiving it for the purpose of making decisions in relation to their business or otherwise.  This article sets out some general concepts which may be relevant for business owners and managers to consider bearing in [...]

24 03, 2020

Employer guidance *updated*

By |2020-03-24T10:11:48+00:00March 24th, 2020|Services|

Employer Q&A for COVID-19 (coronavirus) This Q&A is a guideline and does not constitute legal advice. The guidance provided is correct as at 23 March 2020 and reflects provisions of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Scheme), first announced by the government on 20 March 2020. The Scheme will enable all UK employers to access support to continue paying part [...]

23 03, 2020

Trainee recruitment on hold

By |2020-03-23T16:28:34+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Our People, Sectors|

Trainee recruitment for 2020 is now on hold Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have taken the difficult decision to put on hold recruitment for this year’s vacation scheme. We would like to thank those who have invested their time and effort in their applications to date and apologise for the inconvenience. We will provide further information regarding our [...]

20 03, 2020

Life as a trainee at Teacher Stern

By |2020-03-20T09:49:51+00:00March 20th, 2020|Services|

Welcome to the second in our series of interviews with existing Teacher Stern trainees to give you a real insight into life as a trainee with us! If you are interested in applying for a training contract with Teacher Stern then we recommended you apply for our Vacation Scheme Programme. Participation on the programme will not only give you the [...]

19 03, 2020

Pandemic protection – the impact COVID-19 has on the insurance sector

By |2020-03-20T09:27:49+00:00March 19th, 2020|Commercial, Services|

Do you have questions regarding insurance and whether you may have cover under an existing policy for a particular set of circumstances relating to Coronavirus? Sarah Emerson, Partner at Teacher Stern, spoke to Tom Inchley, at LexisNexis, about insurance with a focus on insureds, during this uncertain time. Could you give us a brief introduction to the types of insurance [...]

19 03, 2020

COVID-19 (coronavirus) guidance for employers – a Q&A

By |2020-03-19T09:05:59+00:00March 19th, 2020|Employment, Services|

The Government has promised help specifically to preserve jobs, and has urged employers not to rush into decisions. Nonetheless employers will be feeling the pressure to act quickly. This Q&A deals with the law as it stands but we are expecting changes to be announced soon. This Q&A is a guideline and does not constitute legal advice. The guidance provided [...]

18 03, 2020

Our response to the latest COVID-19 Government guidelines

By |2020-03-18T16:32:30+00:00March 18th, 2020|Services|

The current environment is challenging for us all and we wanted to let you know how we are addressing matters as circumstances are evolving. Like many businesses, our paramount concern is the health and well being of our staff whilst at the same time, being very mindful of the need to protect our clients against unnecessary exposure to the Coronavirus [...]

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