Coronavirus – Personal Advice
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The speed at which the virus has taken hold of the UK has put people’s lives on hold. This has put additional pressure on those who were in the process of changing jobs, moving house or getting married.
Terry Jones can offer a range of services to individuals who have been affected by the Coronavirus.
- Employment Law support – redundancies and amendments to
- employment contracts
- Furlough leave – advice and support
- Wills, Trust and Probate – how we will continue to provide our service
This is a challenging time for everyone, but we are here to provide legal advice to ensure that individuals are protected moving forward.
Contact us today or browse our latest blogs for more information.
Significant surge in divorces
As the outbreak of COVID-19 continues to take its toll, many people are continuing to see a notable impact on their personal lives. Recent studies have found that the pandemic is creating an enormous pressure on relationships, with an expected surge in divorces impending. In the first weekend of September, views on the Citizens Advice divorce page were up […]
Understanding restrictive covenants and furlough leave
As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, many employees will be made redundant through no fault of their own. A significant number of employees will also find that they have restrictive covenants in their contracts of employment that are likely to hinder their search for alternative employment in the immediate aftermath of their redundancy. […]
Redundancy rockets in the UK
As the Coronavirus outbreak takes its toll on the workplace, British employers planned more than 300,000 redundancies in June and July as reported by BBC News. A huge 1,784 firms made plans to cut approximately 150,000 jobs in July, and 1,888 planned 156,000 cuts in June. Worryingly, this may only be the tip of the […]
How do self-isolation rules affect Statutory Sick Pay?
Self-isolation is one of the biggest changes to daily life that has been brought in due to the coronavirus pandemic, and one that is likely to cause some headaches for employers and employees alike. With local lockdowns and changes to the list of countries where you do and don’t need to self-isolate upon return, its […]
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. […]
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