North east solicitors Tilly Bailey & Irvine come forward to offer employment, property, insolvency and commercial law support during these uncertain coronavirus-affected times.

The firm, which has existed since 1842, continues to offer its legal services on a remote working basis rather than face-to-face in line with government social distancing advice, to protect the safety of clients and the public.

“Here at Tilly Bailey & Irvine, we have been busy adapting to recent changes and restrictions to ensure that we are able to continue to offer all of our clients a first class service during these increasingly difficult times whilst protecting our employees so far as possible.

“Our long-term investment in technology and encouragement for staff to work remotely has allowed us a relatively smooth transition to home working for the majority of our partners and staff.

“We hope that you are also managing well but if you need any assistance with any aspect of employment, property, insolvency or commercial law then please get in touch with our specialist lawyers on their direct emails below.

“In particular and at this crucial time, we can lead you through the recent Government Assistance which has been offered, including the detail of the Job Retention Scheme to ensure that you comply with the rules in order to qualify for the grant, whilst ensuring your employees are all treated fairly and in accordance with all aspects of employment law.”

Does your business comply with Job Retention Scheme?

Bespoke advice is available to you over the telephone or email, together with the necessary documentation to complete with your employees, in order to comply with current guidance on the Job Retention Scheme.

“We have seen many enquiries from businesses of all sizes with regard to the Government’s Job Retention Scheme.

“Whilst the announcement and principle of the Scheme was welcomed by the vast majority of businesses, the delay in producing clear guidance has led to confusion and uncertainty.

“Some questions about how the Scheme will operate in practice remain unanswered and time is ticking for employers to make difficult decisions in order to protect their business and jobs. Reports in the press and on social media often contain conflicting messages.

“Here at Tilly Bailey & Irvine we have specialist solicitors who can provide bespoke advice to employers in relation to the options open to them, including the requirements currently set out to comply with the Job Retention Scheme.”

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