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Legal Alert - June 2020

A monthly checklist from Atom Content Marketing highlighting new and pending laws, regulations, codes of practice and rulings that could have an impact on your business.

Disclaimer: These publications from Atom Content Marketing are for general guidance only, for businesses in the United Kingdom governed by the laws of England. Atom Content Marketing, expert contributors and ICAEW (as distributor) disclaim all liability for any errors or omissions.

New guidance: Government guidance urges businesses to take account of COVID-19 when considering their contractual rights and obligations

The new guidance ‘Guidance on responsible contractual behaviour in the performance and enforcement of contracts impacted by the Covid-19 emergency’ strongly encourages parties to contracts that are materially affected by COVID-19 to ‘act responsibly and fairly in the national interest in performing and enforcing their contracts’ by following its recommendations.