On 21 May 2020, Head of Brands Sally Britton chaired a digital event, alongside a panel of Mishcon de Reya Partners, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on brand resilience and the steps that businesses can take to improve their position following the removal of the lockdown.
The Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday that those who could not work from home should be “actively encouraged to go to work” in England has been followed by the publication of the Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy and eight accompanying guides (the “COVID-19 Secure guidance”) on how to ensure workplaces are as safe as possible. In this update, we consider
COVID-19 has brought new challenges for directors. As the decision makers, with personal fiduciary responsibilities to the company, directors – both executive and non-executive – earn their money in times of crisis. The response to the pandemic has required directors to make major and difficult decisions quickly, often based on incomplete information and limited advice.
A major shift of the COVID-19 pandemic has been to move organisations firmly to remote working. This trend is likely to continue, as organisations realise that remote work is as productive as office-based work and employees see the benefits of reduced commuting times and flexible working. This pandemic-induced shift is leading to significant remote working