The Federal Court of Justice (BGH, ruling of 07.07.2020, ref. VI ZR 308/19) decided that an employed claims adjuster is (co-)liable in tort if he uses his alleged expertise for an injured party by exerting influence on the performance of third parties; § 823 I BGB. In the case in question, the injured party […]
– Why the waiver of full BSV benefits at the expense of the Employment Agency is void – Short-time work compensation (KUG) is a relief for employers – a business aid to keep employees available for the rapid ramp-up of operations after the crisis. An application to the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit, BA) […]
– How self-employed persons and GmbH managing directors also lose their pension provision ? – In the so-called Corona crisis, the state helps, for example by providing tax relief – such as reducing advance payments and deferral of payments upon application. This applies to income tax, corporate income tax and value added tax, but not […]
Corona-related plant closures: The insurances When the authorities decided to close the restaurantsat the end of March 2020, many restaurateurs were sure that this would be a clear case for the business closure insurance schemes. Business closure insurance is a catering industry and hotel industry as well as in all food-processing companies or companies operating […]
Short-time work compensation (KUG) is only available as a subsidiary social benefit under the Third Social Security Code. According to legal regulations, benefits or insurance contractual legal claims from a business closure insurance (BSV) are credited, i.e. deducted. This is now said to have changed temporarily by an order of the Federal Institute for Salaried Employees (BA). Really?