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Coronavirus – The Employment Law Implications

Coronavirus – The Employment Law Implications

We are all reeling from the shock of the Coronavirus pandemic but what has changed and what do we know now? Sick Pay The Government has changed the rules on statutory sick pay ("SSP") during the Coronavirus outbreak to entitle those who are self isolating and those...

Moving home and Covid-19

Moving home and Covid-19

Everybody in the country is feeling uncertain during these unprecedented times, who would have thought that we would have to go into total lockdown during our lifetime. There has been concern that the property market will suffer the most, but at Wollens we have not...

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Children matters during lockdown

Children matters during lockdown

Deborah Baker, Family law partner with Wollens Solicitors prepares a few short articles to look at how we deal with family issues during lockdown.  In part 3 Deborah looks at children matters during lockdown. Where parents are living in different households, the...

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The truth about Trusts ….

The truth about Trusts ….

Trusts are a vehicle for protecting money and assets for a prolonged period of time and in some cases can afford flexibility as to how assets are used to benefit the intended recipient; known as the Beneficiary. Myth buster - Trusts are not the preserve of the super...

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Questions over securing a lease extension ?

Questions over securing a lease extension ?

Many of us understand that the principal difference between freehold and leasehold property is that with a lease it is only granted for a certain number of years (often referred to as the ‘Term’).  When buying a brand new property the length of the Term will seldom be...

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Covid-19 business insurance claim rejected?  We can help you.

Covid-19 business insurance claim rejected? We can help you.

Businesses whose trade has been decimated by the Coronavirus pandemic are facing an uphill struggle with big insurance companies over claims for their huge losses. Many, especially in the tourism and hospitality sector, thought their business interruption cover would...

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A partial release from lockdown?

A partial release from lockdown?

On Sunday Boris Johnson announced a partial return to work for some workers and on Monday a little more detailed was provided but what does this mean in practice? Well it is quite clear that people who can work from home should still do so for the foreseeable future....

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Family issues during lockdown ?

Family issues during lockdown ?

Deborah Baker, Family law partner with Wollens Solicitors prepares a few short articles to look at how we deal with family issues during lockdown.  In part 2 Deborah looks at the separation process and progressing to maintenance payments.  What to think about before...

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A toolkit for family breakdown in the lockdown

A toolkit for family breakdown in the lockdown

Deborah Baker, Family law partner with Wollens Solicitors prepares a few short articles to look at how we deal with family issues during lockdown.  The coronavirus crisis is redefining lifestyles and the boundaries of our interactions; a situation that can challenge...

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Employment Law update April 2020

Employment Law update April 2020

It now seems almost certain that the online portal for furlough grant applications will open on 20th April with the first payments being made on 30th April so make sure you (or your accountant) are ready with your figures. There had also been an indication from HMRC...

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