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Coronavirus employee retention scheme guidance is now out. This describes the circumstances where employer applications for the furlough payments can be made. Not all questions are answered and we do not know if there will be legislation to back this up. Here’s our summary:
We are in unprecedented and challenging times with advice and guidance being issued and updated on a daily basis. What is the impact of Covid-19 on dental practices? Faisal Dhalla and Kirsty Odell outline some of the key issues for dental practices here:
The Charity Commission has published guidance for the charity sector in respect of difficulties they may be facing due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For some charities, this may be an increase in demand for others a stark financial picture.
As part of measures to support businesses in these difficult times, the Government has announced that commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of COVID-19 will be protected from eviction.
Justin Cumberlege, a partner in the healthcare law firm Hempsons, suggests how Primary Care Networks should prepare to work with other providers
NHS England is taking on powers that are usually held by the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to commission services in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Can we cancel booked annual leave? Can we make staff carry forward annual leave into the next leave year? Can we force staff to take holiday?
The Government has issued its second Procurement Policy Note (PPN) on the impact of COVID-19 on procurement
The Government has issued its second Procurement Policy Note (PPN) in a week which sets out information and guidance for public bodies on payment of their suppliers to ensure service continuity during and after the current COVID-19 outbreak.
The European Commission have today published the temporary framework for state aid in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What powers do Trusts have in respect of restricting patients with known/suspected Coronavirus from moving around a hospit...
Trusts should bear in mind that there is a distinction between preventing patients from going somewhere and detaining them.
Hempsons, as a member of the Primary Care Premises Forum, has been asked to assist with the urgent collection of data on vacant and to let primary care accommodation for potential use during the current Covid-19 emergency.
The Government issues the first Procurement Policy Note of 2020 on the impact of COVID-19 on procurement
The Government has today issued the first Procurement Policy Note of 2020 on the impact of COVID-19 on procurement.
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Like other regulators, the ICO has issued guidance to reassure healthcare bodies and professionals that information governance issues should not be a barrier to effective information sharing to manage the response to the COVID-19 virus.