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 perform their contractual obligations. Some may be able to rely on a force majeure clause to relieve one or…

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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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15th April 2020

Separation, Divorce and Finances amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

As a result of the government’s implementation of ‘social distancing’ measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many people have lost jobs or seen a reduction in their…

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9th April 2020

Ellisons Solicitors bolsters its Residential Property team in Ipswich

Ellisons Solicitors continues to invest in its team’s expertise, bolstering its residential property team in Ipswich with the appointment of Carly Callaghan. Carly joins the team as an…

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8th April 2020

Ellisons advise on the purchase of London fruit and vegetable supplier

Ellisons’ Corporate and Commercial team in Chelmsford led by Partner, Paul Forsyth advised S Thorogood and Sons (the “Buyer”) in relation to their acquisition of Rushtons the Chef’s…

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7th April 2020

Increase in Divorce Rates due to COVID-19 Outbreak

It has been reported that in China and America that there has been increase in divorce rates and consultations about divorce since the COVID-19 outbreak. The current forced…

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