We are here to support you through this time of national emergency.
Terry Jones remains committed to providing the best possible services to our clients. Whether you are a business or an individual, we can provide you with legal advice and guidance in this uncertain time.
How we’ve adapted
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 to ensure we are able to support our clients.
We are facilitating appointments over the phone, via email and through video conferencing where possible. Visits to our office are on an appointment-only basis and, as per Government guidelines, facemasks must be worn in our office unless exempt.
The situation is ever changing and we will keep you updated on any developments that may affect our business.
Our focus remains on the health and welfare of our colleagues and clients, and the continued provision of high-quality service to you all.
Flexible furlough: how does it work?
As businesses start to reopen, the Government has now introduced more flexibility to the furlough leave scheme, allowing employees on furlough leave to be brought back into work part-time from July 1st. Furlough leave was introduced in the UK back in March 2020 to help reduce the number of job losses expected as a result […]
Ban on tenant evictions extended to August 2020
In March, the Government passed emergency legislation protecting tenants from being evicted due to missed rent payments in England and Wales. Initially introduced for three months, the ban was set to end on June 23rd but has now been extended by two months to August 23rd – meaning court possession claims will not be heard […]
Redundancy and furlough leave
Furlough leave was introduced to the UK to help prevent redundancies due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, many furloughed employees are confused about their rights.
Collaborative Law and Covid-19
As the Covid-19 lockdown begins to slowly ease, the unfortunate reality is that not all marriages will have survived the lockdown period. While some families may have loved the ‘strange new reality’, with images of family yoga sessions, homemade breakfasts and homeschooling without tantrums filling social media feeds, for many this hasn’t been the case. […]
Changes in Employment – what are your rights?
The Coronavirus pandemic has, caused panic and uncertainty amongst many workers whose employers are severely impacted by the outbreak. In response to the forced closures of non-essential businesses, many employers made fast decisions to terminate contracts, make employees redundant or place employees on furlough leave. However, the speed of which these decisions were made, and the […]
What is a protective award claim?
A Protective Award is a form of compensation. It is awarded to employees where an employer has made more than 20 redundancies without collectively informing or consulting the employees about the redundancy. With the current global outbreak of Coronavirus, and lockdown measures extended for another three weeks, many employers are looking at ways to save money. […]
Your family law lockdown questions answered
The outbreak of Coronavirus in the UK has had a knock on effect on many individuals and businesses. The increased time at home and reduced pay has put a strain on some families, which in turn has resulted in a number of questions. Here are some of the key questions we’re being asked… Can I […]
Continuing to help make Wills
The outbreak of Coronavirus is causing significant disruption to our everyday lives at present. Terry Jones Solicitors is committed to continuing to provide an excellent service to our clients, even in this time of uncertainty. Changing or updating your Will If you would like to change or amend your Will, we remain open and are […]
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