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Landlord and Tenant court hearings

Posted on: 06 Apr 2020

The outbreak of Coronavirus in the UK has left many industries in shock, with no exception to the private rent sector. After reviewing the process the Courts have now published a list of Landlord and Tenant hearings that they must hear and cases that they may hear (depending on individual circumstances of the case and […]

Companies House extension for filing annual accounts

Posted on: 03 Apr 2020

The UK Government has offered support to businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. The help has come through grants, interest-free loans and paying employee’s wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. As part of their commitment to UK businesses the government has offered a three month extension on annual accounts submissions to Companies House. Under current […]

Updates for landlords, April 2020 – COVID-19

Posted on: 03 Apr 2020

New advice on Coronavirus is issued every day. As part of their commitment to the British public, the UK Government are offering support to both landlords and tenants. The UK Government has published some general guidance for landlords that includes specific information on their obligations to tenants. Terry Jones is providing the most up to […]

Employment law pitfalls in a pandemic

Posted on: 30 Mar 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is leading to a lot of employers feeling the need to act swiftly to safeguard their business, with making employee’s redundant or placing them on furlough leave a frequent option. However, this speed is, in turn, increasing the risk of employers being exposed to unfair dismissal claims. Smaller employers, in particular, may not […]

COVID-19 Your holiday entitlement

Posted on: 30 Mar 2020

While the true economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic remains to be seen, on Friday 27th March, the government announced another regulatory change to support businesses and their employees during this time. Workers who cannot take their full annual leave entitlement as a result of COVID-19 will be able carry it over in to the next […]

Making redundancies due to coronavirus

Posted on: 30 Mar 2020

Uncertainty, lack of demand and enforced closures following the coronavirus outbreak are forcing businesses to change the way they operate. A lot of business owners are currently making difficult decisions just to keep afloat – one such decision is whether you need to make staff redundant. If you are an employer that needs to make […]

Family Court Guidance during COVID-19

Posted on: 26 Mar 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus or COVID-19 has had a significant impact on all our lives, both at home and at work. It has also affected the legal profession. On 19th March 2020, Sir Andrew MacFarlane, the president of the Family Division announced changes to the way Family Courts will function during the pandemic. Changes […]

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: What is furlough leave

Posted on: 25 Mar 2020

The Government’s  Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, announced on Friday 20th March 2020, was launched to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.   A key part of the scheme is the ability for employers to designate employees as ‘furloughed workers’ and claim up to 80% of their salary from the government – however, this is caused […]

Still here for you

Posted on: 24 Mar 2020

In line with Government advice and to protect the wellbeing of our clients and colleagues, we have made the move to remote working for the majority of our staff. We will remain open for the duration of this crisis; our teams continue to work and are fully equipped to service the needs of our clients. […]

Property & Finance Attorney under Lasting Power of Attorney

Posted on: 23 Mar 2020

How do I act for a relative who is self-isolating? Following the recent outbreak of Covid-19, the government has advised that anyone with symptoms of the virus should self-isolate for 7 days (13th March 2020). More information about the symptoms and what to do can be found on the government website. If you are a […]

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