Demetris Demetriades features in Real Estate 2020, released by Global Legal Group

Private entrepreneurs and institutional investors have consistently been choosing Cyprus as part of their investment portfolio. Interested in investing in Real Estate in Cyprus? Then, don’t miss our contribution in the latest International Comparative Legal Guides to: Real Estate 2020, released by Global Legal Group.   READ MORE HERE

Demetris DemetriadesManaging Partner, Andreas Demetriades & Co LLC

“Immigration and the Covid-19 pandemic”

Managing Associate of the Immigration Department of VCA, Patrícia Valadas Coriel, wrote about the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Portuguese immigration. “(…) it is my belief those choosingto ask for a second passport or a residency permit will in future focus more heavily onthe quality of life, decent and efficient healthcare, stable economies and […]

Patricia Valadas CorielManaging Associate, Valadas Coriel & Associados

COVID-19 and Construction Contracts

On 20 March 2020, we published our article in relation to the effect COVID-19 is having on companies in fulfilling their contractual obligations and the operation of any Force Majeure clauses; which can be found here. The challenges created by COVID-19 will also likely affect the construction industry in this country; either by affecting the availability […]

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme: Is this it?

In this article we have summarised one of the current measures designed to combat the disruption caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19): the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). Whilst in principle this seems like a positive initiative, we have concerns that there are a number of points which could potentially prevent the fast and unfussy lending […]

Coronavirus: Government support for Businesses paying sick pay to employees

See our article on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme here, the Government have set out the following additional measure in respect of Support for Businesses paying sick pay to employees. This is not yet in place, the government is bringing forward legislation to provide a rebate scheme for small and medium sized UK based businesses […]

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Update

Useful links 1. Since our first report on the CJRS, or “Furlough” Scheme, there have been no fewer than four further updates to the HMRC. The most recent Guidance can be found here: Guidance for employers: Check if you can claim for your employees’ wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (updated 20 April 2020) 2. The HMRC Claims Portal […]

Carrying out Right to Work Checks: New COVID-19 Temporary Measures

Employers must continue to check the usual prescribed documents to assess an individual’s right to work. However in light of COVID-19, and the inability to carry out checks in the presence of the individual, from 30 March 2020 until the Home Office notifies employers that COVID-19 measures have come to an end, the government have […]