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Farmers can’t afford to bury their heads in the sand over making a Will

Farmers can’t afford to bury their heads in the sand over making a Will

FARMERS have so much to deal with that tackling paperwork is never likely to be top of their agenda. But the coronavirus outbreak has been a wake-up call that there’s some tasks they simply can’t afford to bury at the bottom of their “to do” pile. Many farmers have been prompted to take action and […]

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Covid-19 new changes which will effect Landlord’s possession claims

Covid-19 new changes which will effect Landlord’s possession claims

Natalie Tatton Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution Team provides an update. The stay on issuing new and progressing existing possession proceedings has been extended until 23 August 2020. Lord Greenhalgh, the minister of state for housing, communities, and local government, revealed the date in the House of Lords. He said: “From 24 August 2020, the […]

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Businessman ordered to repay more than £5m to former partner

Businessman ordered to repay more than £5m to former partner

By David Tew Solicitor in Dispute Resolution. A businessman who misappropriated large sums of money from his company has been ordered to refund more than £5 million to his former partner. The case involved Ashank Patel and Mohammad Babar Iqbal, who had been partner in a property development business. After some of the projects suffered […]

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Wills witnessed over video links to be deemed legal during Covid-19

Wills witnessed over video links to be deemed legal during Covid-19

The Government says that wills witnessed over video links during the Covid-19 pandemic will be considered legal and valid. Megan Wilkinson Solicitor in our Wills, Probate & Inheritance team provides an update. The move is designed to make it easier for people to record their final wishes while keeping safe and practising social distancing. Currently, […]

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Survey suggests home working could double after #Covid-19 crisis

Survey suggests home working could double after #Covid-19 crisis

By Carol Fish Director and Head of Serious Injury. The number of people working from home could double once the Covid-19 crisis is over, according to new research. A survey carried out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) says employers expected a dramatic increase as employees get used to the advantages of home […]

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