5th May 2020

New Employee Right: Parental Bereavement Leave

Parental Bereavement Leave is a right which we all hope will never, ever, apply to us and ours.  The death of a child is surely one of the…

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4th May 2020

Beneficial ownership of the family home

The ownership of a property is determined by the title deeds or the records held by the Land Registry relating to the property in question. In matrimonial law,…

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1st May 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Advice for UK Visa Applicants

The Home Office has announced new provisions to cover those foreign nationals who have received 30 day visas to work, study or join family in the UK, and…

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30th April 2020

Making or updating a will during the Coronavirus pandemic

1. Can people still make or update their will during the Coronavirus pandemic? How can a solicitor help? People certainly can still make or update their will during…

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29th April 2020

COVID-19: Managing the return to work

Remote working has moved on hugely over the last decade, giving us the tools that allow many to work remotely, process facts, hold meetings, speak and write.  During…

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28th April 2020

UK Government proposes further measures to curb landlords ‘aggressive’ rent collection strategies

The government announced on the 23rd April (updated on the 25th) further measures to protect commercial tenants, including the temporarily voiding of statutory demands and winding-up petitions where…

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24th April 2020

COVID-19 Update for UK Temporary Residents

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all UK Service Centres for Biometric fingerprinting are currently closed, and the crisis has raised a number of important issues for…

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23rd April 2020

COVID-19 and Frustration

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting many businesses’ ability to to perform their contractual obligations. Some may be able to rely on a force majeure clause to relieve one…

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22nd April 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Update

Useful links 1. Since our first report on the CJRS, or “Furlough” Scheme, there have been no fewer than four further updates to the HMRC. The most recent…

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17th April 2020

Rise in Domestic Abuse Reports Linked to COVID-19 Outbreak

The outbreak of COVID-19 is placing an unprecedented amount of stress on families and relationships, with tensions rising as concerns about employment, health and finances lead to increased…

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