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Coronavirus: Furlough scheme extended until the end of October

The scheme is to continue without any major changes until the end of July. However, due to the growing concerns as to the economic cost of the lockdown, measures will be introduced to ensure that the costs of the scheme are shared more equally with employers. Workers who are furloughed will continue to receive 80% of […]

Coronavirus: FCA issues statement about business interruption insurance

Many businesses are facing continuing uncertainty as to whether their insurers will meet business interruption (BI) claims arising from the pandemic. In order to address some of these concerns, on 1 May 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a statement about BI insurance cover and COVID-19, announcing that it intends to obtain a court […]

Balfour+Manson wins Scottish Police Authority contract

We submitted a successful tender to the SPA/Police Scotland in three different areas of its Framework: general litigation and advice; advice and representation on complaints, conduct & disciplinary matters (in respect of police officers and staff); and inquiries & reviews. David Short, Partner and Head of Litigation at Balfour+Manson who will be part of the […]