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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
As of today, September 1st 2020, employers will need to pay more towards the cost of furloughed employees. Until now, the UK government has contributed 80% of the employee’s wage – capped at £2,500. That contribution has now dropped to 70%, with employer’s making up the extra 10%. Employers must also pay National Insurance and […]
The ban on tenant evictions that was set to end today has been extended by a further four weeks to September 20th. Understandably, this will be unwelcome news to many struggling landlords. This ban has offered a level of protection for tenants over the past five months and ‘mortgage holidays’ were introduced to help support […]
Significant surge in divorces
September 18, 2020
Understanding restrictive covenants and furlough leave
September 15, 2020
Redundancy rockets in the UK
September 14, 2020
Furlough scheme enters its next phase in September 2020
September 1, 2020
Coronavirus eviction ban to be extended by four weeks
August 24, 2020
How do self-isolation rules affect Statutory Sick Pay?
August 6, 2020
Flexible furlough: how does it work?
July 1, 2020
No-fault divorces: ending the ‘blame game’
June 15, 2020
Ban on tenant evictions extended to August 2020
June 12, 2020
Redundancy and furlough leave
June 4, 2020
Changes in Employment – what are your rights?
May 13, 2020
What is a protective award claim?
May 11, 2020
Your family law lockdown questions answered
May 4, 2020
Continuing to help make Wills
May 1, 2020
What is a Settlement Agreement?
April 17, 2020
Closing the gap on forgotten employees
April 16, 2020
How effective is your Force Majeure clause?
April 15, 2020
Landlord and Tenant court hearings
April 6, 2020
Companies House extension for filing annual accounts
April 3, 2020