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Possessions Claims – Amendment to the Suspension Rules

Possessions Claims – Amendment to the Suspension Rules

Possessions Claims - Amendment to the Suspension Rules By Lorraine Walker It has been announced that the suspension of possession claims is to be lifted from 23 August 2020 and amended rules brought in. As many of you will know, possession claims that were brought...

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When should your Will be updated?

When should your Will be updated?

When should your Will be updated? By Chelsea Shore As a general rule a person should check their will every year. A Will must be kept constantly under review and updated whenever a change in circumstances impacts on it.     Here is our list of some...

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Employer Return-to-Work Furlough Bonus

Employer Return-to-Work Furlough Bonus

Employer Return-to-Work Furlough Bonus By Manisha Walia During the Coronavirus Economic update, it was announced that employers who bring back furloughed staff and keep them on the payroll until January next year will get a bonus of £1,000 per employee. The bonus was...

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Let’s get moving

Let’s get moving

Let's Get Moving By Heather Wolfe Well the Government clearly wants to get us moving and that is not to lose those Covid-19 extra lbs that we have all put on but to move house to get the economy kick started. The Government have made huge changes to Stamp Duty Land...

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‘Blame Game’ to end in Divorce Proceedings

‘Blame Game’ to end in Divorce Proceedings

'Blame Game' to end in Divorce Proceedings By Heather Wolfe The new law to spare divorcing couples having to apportion blame between them for the breakdown of their marriage has now taken a step closer as the Bill seeking to reduce family conflict gained Royal Assent....

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Returning to work after lockdown

Returning to work after lockdown

Returning to work after lockdown By Lorraine Walker The country is easing out of lockdown and many more industries and places being allowed to restart and re-open on 4 July 2020. What does this mean for employers and employees?     Health and Safety...

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Re-opening of the Housing Market

Re-opening of the Housing Market

Re-opening of the Housing Market By Manisha Walia The government have amended the COVID-19 regulations allowing the housing market to reopen after weeks of lockdown. Renters and buyers are now allowed to move home and view properties as long as they maintain social...

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Domestic Violence – Support during Covid-19

Domestic Violence – Support during Covid-19

Domestic Violence support during Covid-19 By Manisha Walia Government measures introduced to deal with Coronavirus (COVID-19) have drastically changed people’s daily routines and lives. It is recognised that the order to stay at home can cause anxiety and fear for...

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Coronavirus 2020 – Guidance for Landlords and Tenants

Coronavirus 2020 – Guidance for Landlords and Tenants

Coronavirus 2020 – Guidance for Landlords and Tenants By Manisha Walia The Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) came into force on 25 March 2020 and implemented various provisions and guidance to assist with COVID-19 related issues. This included guidance for landlords...

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