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Legal Updates

Further Restrictions Imposed on Landlords of Commercial Premises

You may have read our earlier blog, “Coronavirus – Restrictions on Forfeiting a Commercial Lease” which explained that new emergency legislation had been introduced to ban Landlords forfeiting a commercial tenancy for non-payment of…

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Extension of the Furlough Scheme

On 12 May 2020 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“the furlough scheme”) will be extended by 4 months to 31 October 2020. Full details are to follow but…

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Furlough and Holiday Leave

Since the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was introduced in March there has been a great deal of uncertainty and debate over the position in respect of holiday leave for furloughed employees. The earlier Government…

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On The Move Again…

Following on from the Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday further clarity has been issued on the house moving process. From today, Wednesday 13 May 2020, Estate Agents will once again be able to conduct…

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Coronavirus – Domestic Abuse

In the year ending March 2019, an estimated 2.4 million adults aged between 16 and 74 years experienced domestic abuse (1.6 million women and 786,000 men). According to the office for National Statistics. However,…

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Common Law Myth

Coronavirus and Domestic Abuse – Can I Still Seek Help From The Family Courts?

What action can I take if I am suffering from domestic abuse? The Government has brought in strict social distancing measures during this Coronavirus pandemic to help prevent the spread of the virus. This…

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Coronavirus And Divorce – Can I Still Seek Help From The Family Courts?

Are the Courts still dealing with Divorce cases? The Courts have issued guidance which provides that urgent applications for Divorce and applications for Decree Absolute must be dealt with. The Courts will do their…

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Coronavirus And Child Arrangements – Can I Still Seek Help From The Family Courts?

Does the Child Arrangements Order still apply? The Government has stated that children under the age of 18 can be moved between their parents’ houses. Provided no-one in the household is showing symptoms then…

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Family Law

Coronavirus – How Will This Affect My Court Case In The Family Court?

You may be concerned about how your Court case in the Family Court will be affected during the Coronavirus pandemic. It is important that you still have access to the justice system during this…

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Coronavirus – Restrictions on Forfeiting a Commercial Lease

The coronavirus pandemic is having a significant impact on all of us and on the UK economy. Many businesses are unable to operate normally. They may have been forced to close and/or seen a…

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