WEBINAR | COVID-19: Getting Ready For Phase 2 | Legal Q&A Ask Us Anything

Ed Boal, senior technology lawyer with Stephenson Law was joined by dispute resolution specialist James Pheasant and Florence Brocklesby, Founder of Bellevue Law for this webinar.

During the session our legal experts discussed the latest on employment, business interruption insurance and the Future Fund.

Our legal experts also provided a recap of the key considerations that need to be made when it comes to insolvency and ensuring supply chain resilience.

Part two of the webinar consisted of our open Q&A session where our lawyers answered the following questions:

  • What are the details of the furlough extension for new parents? 35:07
  • Can you use the end of furlough as an opportunity to renegotiate with employees? 36:12
  • Do you think we’ll see a deluge of unfair dismissal claims? 39:00
  • How do employers reconcile the different messages around when it’s safe for employees to return to work? 46:31
  • Can we ask a member of staff who has been to an “at-risk” area to self-quarantine for 14 days? 49:51
  • I’m currently working from home and need paper files to do my job. What should I be doing from a data protection perspective? 52:07
  • What are the particular data protection considerations where an employer has gathered COVID-related health information about its employees during the pandemic? 53:39
  • My partner and I have been running a community group to help vulnerable people in our neighbourhood during the pandemic. What are our data protection obligations? 56:00
  • What is going to happen to the duration of contracts after Coronavirus – will they be shorter or the same length but with break clauses? 58:04

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This webinar was hosted by Stephenson Law in partnership with Bellevue Law. We are two firms challenging the legal industry by offering unparalleled service and expertise without the typical corporate stuffiness.

PLEASE NOTE – The above webinar took place on Friday 17 July at 10:00am GMT. This is a rapidly changing situation and new measures may have been introduced by the UK Government since the time of recording. If you have any questions please contact hello@stephenson.law. 

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