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 no longer able to offer face-to-face meetings; however, we are facilitating appointments over the phone, via email and through video conferencing where possible. 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.
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 […]
Companies House strike off policy and late filing penalties (Covid-19 changes)
On 16th April 2020, further alterations were made by Companies House in light of the on-going Covid-19 pandemic. Following on from their announcement that organisations due to file their annual accounts could apply for a three month extension, Companies House has also revised its policies for company strike offs and penalties for late filing of documents. Companies […]
Domestic Violence during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Police forces and charities across the UK have warned of a potential rise in domestic violence cases during lockdown as families are being asked to stay at home, with many struggling on a reduced household income as a result of the current restrictions. With families being stuck at home, there is a much higher risk […]
Closing the gap on forgotten employees
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was launched to support employers during this time of uncertainty caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Its sole purpose was to minimise job losses. However, there are a fair amount of questions have been asked around eligibility and monitoring. Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Government originally stated that only employees who […]
How effective is your Force Majeure clause?
COVID-19 virus has had a devastating impact on all aspects of our lives. A quick glance at the news shows the disruption to supply chains and the impact this is having on the availability of certain products. This is resulting in some companies being unable to fulfil their contractual obligations. Review your commercial contracts If […]
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