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Guidance using the Courts and Tribunals guidance during COVID-19

This page provides advice and guidance for all court and tribunal users during the COVID-19 pandemic and will be updated when new advice is available.

Changes to Debt Relief Order Criteria

Having taken account of all views expressed the Government intends to lay legislation in Parliament at the beginning of June, to commence at the end of June.

Guidance about the Debt respite scheme (breathing space)

This guidance for health and care professionals, including Approved Mental Health Professionals, who may be asked to provide evidence for a mental health crisis breathing space application or to deal with requests from debt advice providers related to a mental health crisis breathing space.

Financial Conduct Authority – Information for consumer firms

Coronavirus (Covid-19): Information for firms

Corporate Governance and Insolvency Act 2020

A Bill to make provision about companies and other entities in financial difficulty; and to make temporary changes to the law relating to the governance and regulation of companies and other entities.

Furlough and Redundancy – LATEST Government guidance

This guidance is for employees who were on furlough using the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), then made redundant because their employer is now insolvent.

NHS Test and Trace – LATEST workplace guidance

What to do if you or someone you employ is contacted by NHS Test and Trace, including self-isolation, sick pay and financial support.

Federation of Small Businesses – Covid: guidance for small businesses and self-employed

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice and guidance for small businesses and the self-employed

Latest Reforms at Companies House

Companies House will be reformed to clamp down on fraud and money laundering, with directors unable to be appointed until their identity has been verified.

FCA’s Temporary Transitional Power rules

The TTP gives the FCA flexibility as to how and when changes to its rules apply following the end of the transition period, allowing firms to transition to the new regime. Where it applies, the TTP means that firms and other regulated persons can continue to comply with their existing requirements for a limited period.

Extended financial support from the Government following the most recent lockdown announcement

People and businesses across the UK are being provided with additional financial support as part of the government’s plan for the next phase of its response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Prime Minister announced today (31 October).