COVID-19 Portal


Coronavirus: A joint statement between HSE, the TUC and the CBI


A joint statement between the HSE, TUC and CBI was released today in response to employers and employees concerns around safe working, especially those workers who are working away from […]

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Mixed NHS/private dental practices and furlough leave


When the revised guidance on the government’s Job Retention Scheme (the “Scheme”) was published on 26 March the intention was clear, that the Scheme was not to be used where […]

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Job retention scheme – can it apply to you?


In these desperate times, our Government has had the unique challenge of trying to defeat a deadly virus, whilst trying to avoid destroying our economy in the process. It quickly […]

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Regulating occupational health and safety during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak


In a recent briefing note the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) say that they have taken and number of measures to ensure that they can carry out their role as […]

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COVID-19™- 50 trade mark filings from around the world


At the time of writing, there are just short of 50 trade mark filings from around the world, featuring “COVID-19”. The classifications (referred to as NICE – a system of […]

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Sintons podcast – purchasing assets from a distressed seller


Senior Associate Emma Pern from the Corporate team at Sintons recorded a podcast based on her recent article ‘Purchasing Assets from a Distressed Seller’. Please click the image below to listen.

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Purchasing Assets from a Distressed Seller


We are receiving a number of memoranda of sales from insolvency practitioners, and others, relating to struggling business, referred to as “distressed” or “accelerated sales opportunities”. We are forwarding onto […]

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Possession of residential property – an update


The Coronavirus Act 2020 received Royal Assent on 25 March 2020 and came into force on 26 March 2020. This legislation is wide ranging and this article focuses on how […]

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