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Blog archive: March, 2020

Should I make a will now? The question we are being asked during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Making a will. To download this article as a PDF, please click here. There has been a significant increase in the number of people seeking to make a Will or review their Wills during the current crisis as well as executing Powers of Attorney. We understand that this may be a cause of great anxiety …

Should I make a will now? The question we are being asked during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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What does Coronavirus mean for landlords and tenants?

To read this article about the Coronavirus impact on landlords and tenants as a PDF, please click here.     As a consequence of the COVID-19 outbreak we are all now living in unprecedented times. Shops selling non-essential goods have been forced to close.  People have been instructed to stay at home.  So what does this …

What does Coronavirus mean for landlords and tenants?

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The practicalities of furloughing employees

Click here, to download a PDF version of this article. Furloughed employees and how to make a claim through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The Government has now released further details in respect of the Job Retention Scheme and the practicalities of making a claim. They have confirmed that: The scheme is expected to be …

The practicalities of furloughing employees

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IR35 – May the force be with you

“IR35” – it could almost be mistaken for a character from the latest Star Wars film, and whilst IR35 is not a new concept, it will be hitting the private sector now in 2021*. If your business currently engages consultants or contractors operating as part of a personal service company, this is a premiere that …

IR35 – May the force be with you

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Covid-19: The impact on employers & the options available to them

To download this article as a PDF, click on the image above. This is a truly exceptional and unprecedented time for all organisations, and you will already be thinking about the measures that you may need to implement in order to safeguard the future of your business. Taking steps now, even as a contingency, could …

Covid-19: The impact on employers & the options available to them

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What the new measurements introduced by the Government mean for businesses in financial difficulty

To download this article as a PDF, click on the image above. On Friday 20th March, the Government announced new measures to support businesses finding themselves in financial difficulty as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Below, Joanne Perry, Partner in the Employment team, summarises the announcement and what it means for …

What the new measurements introduced by the Government mean for businesses in financial difficulty

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Directors face hidden dangers in insolvency Twilight Zone

UK businesses are in an extended period of uncertainty, and corporate insolvencies are at their highest since 2014, according to the Insolvency Service. The impacts are most visible on the high street where news of established brands going under is a regular occurrence.  This is, unfortunately, only going to be accelerated by Covid-19 and the …

Directors face hidden dangers in insolvency Twilight Zone

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