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COVID-19: The Government's Autumn & Winter plan

Hannah Maxwell
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In September, the government published its COVID-19 Response: Autumn and Winter Plan.  The plan sets out how the Government intends to address the challenges posed by COVID-19 over the coming months. The Government’s plan is set out in two...

Giving consent for my child to have the COVID-19 vaccination

Phoebe Trott
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It has recently been announced by Professor Chris Whitty, the Chief Medical Officer for England, that all children aged 12-15 will be offered a single dose of the Pfizer vaccine.  This has come about after concerns of the detrimental impact further...

Two new Covid-related employment tribunal decisions

Rianna Billington
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Slowly, but surely, we are seeing more Covid-related cases filtering through the tribunal system. There have been some decisions already released on furlough and unfair dismissal and now we have two more; one relating to pregnancy and another relating to the...

Consultation on mandatory vaccination for health and care staff

Reggie Lloyd
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A six-week consultation was launched by the Government on 9 September to seek views on its plans for staff in health and care settings in England to be required to have COVID-19 and flu vaccines to protect vulnerable people. They will then decide...

End of the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Sarah Shah
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Along with the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, it has been announced that the COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme will end on 30 September 2021. Introduced in May 2020, the scheme enables small and medium sized businesses to...

Can an employer require employees to be vaccinated?

Reggie Lloyd
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From 11 November 2021, regulated care homes will be able to legally require workers to be vaccinated, although there is a suggestion that that legislation is unlawful.  The question is whether other industries can require their employees to be...

Should furlough be an alternative to redundancy?

Sarah Shah
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The Employment Tribunal has reached different decisions in two recent cases, both concerning the fairness of the employer’s decision to dismiss on the grounds of redundancy rather than furlough the employee. In Mhindurwa v Loving Angels the employee...

Self-isolation rules changed for those fully vaccinated

Rianna Billington
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On 16 August 2021, the rules on self-isolation for fully vaccinated individuals changed. This means, if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus and you have been fully vaccinated (or are aged under 18 years and 6...

COVID-19 vaccines for children: when parents disagree

Claudia Hubert
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With the announcement that the COVID-19 vaccination is being rolled out to children as young as 12, separated parents may face difficulties in deciding whether their child will be vaccinated. This week, the BBC has reported that 370,000 children are...

What employers should know about the 'ping'demic

Julie Temple
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Employees contacted by Test and Trace (other than via the NHS App) must self-isolate and they will commit an offence and risk a fine if they do not. The fine can be £1,000 and, for repeat offenders, £10,000.  Employers will also commit an...

Covid-19 restrictions - Stage 4 Government guidance for Employers

Hannah Maxwell
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  From yesterday 19 July, the majority of legal restrictions relating to COVID-19 were lifted. The Government has now published its guidance on how to manage a gradual return to the workplace and what employers will be expected to do.  Broadly...

What does the end of Covid-19 restrictions mean for employers?

Hannah Maxwell
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The government has confirmed that from 19 July 2021, the UK will be entering the fourth and final stage of the COVID-19 response roadmap. This means that, from 19 July, the government will lift the majority of legal restrictions relating to COVID-19. This...

Vaccines to become compulsory for care home staff

Reggie Lloyd
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There have been more than 40,000 COVID-19 related deaths in the care sector in England and it has been reported that the Government will announce, in the next few days, that COVID-19 vaccinations will be compulsory for staff in care homes for elderly people...

COVID and the patent system - science, law and politics

Chris Burnett
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If there is one thing that the coronavirus pandemic has shown us, it is that collaboration and urgency can lead to rapid advances in technology. It has also shown us the interplay between science and politics with IP rights, and in particular the patent...

Amended right to work checks extended

Rianna Billington
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The Government announced on 12 May 2021 that the amended right to work check measures will remain in place until 20 June 2021. This is a welcome extension given that the amended measures were previously due to end on 16 May 2021. This would have meant that...

Covid-19 health and safety in the workplace

Reggie Lloyd
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An employee is entitled to make a claim under section 100(1)(d) and (e) of the Employment Rights Act 1996 if they are dismissed for exercising a right to leave the workplace, or to take steps to protect themselves, where they reasonably believe there is...

Why Kate Garraway is unable to make decisions for Derek

Leah Woodnott
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Kate Garraway’s situation regarding her husband, Derek Draper, and his battle with COVID-19 has hit the headlines several times over the past year.  Derek has been in hospital struggling with the long-term effects of COVID-19 for over a year....

Can I change my divorce settlement because of Covid?

Philip Hoddell
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That was the question that came back before the High Court in the long running case of FRB v DCA (No.3). What was the court’s original decision? After nearly 3 years of litigation, the High Court made a decision on the case in March 2020.  The...

Stamp duty holiday extension 2021

Holly Smith
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In July 2020, my colleague Alison notified us of the stamp duty holiday announced by Rishi Sunak on 8 July 2020. For many, this was a welcomed reprieve amongst the doom and gloom of the Covid-19 restrictions. Here in the residential property department...

Covid-19 workplace guidance for Employers

Julie Temple
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Below is a summary of the current restrictions and guidance for employees in the workplace from an employer perspective. Links are included in each section to detailed government (and other) guidance. Please note different guidance and legislation may apply...

Covid-19 workplace guidance for Employees

Julie Temple
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Below is a summary of the current restrictions and guidance in place for employees in the workplace. In each section we include links to the late guidance. Updated 22 March 2021 The position may differ between England, Wales, Scotland and Northern...

Impact of the Chancellor's announcement on farming families

Caroline Dowding
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We all waited with bated breath yesterday for the Chancellor’s announcement and the proposed changes to Capital Gains Tax (“CGT”) and Inheritance Tax.   It had been widely speculated that CGT rates would rise so that they stood...

Furlough scheme to be extended

Rianna Billington
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In the budget speech on 3 March 2021, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced that the furlough scheme will be extended. The furlough scheme will cease at the end of September. Employees will continue to receive 80% of their wages up to £2,500 per...

Insurance industry to cover business losses caused by COVID-19

Keith Songhurst
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The restrictions implemented in response to the coronavirus pandemic continue to devastate businesses across the nation and many have been turning to their insurance policies for some much needed relief. Check your policy document for a business...

Eviction restrictions extended

Claudia Hubert
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In November 2020, a pause was placed on the enforcement of evictions in England and Wales, which meant that bailiffs were prevented from repossessing properties over the Christmas period. These restrictions were due to come to an end on Monday 11 January...

Lockdown 3 - Employment workplace update

Julie Temple
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What you need to know regarding lockdown 3.0 and the workplace:  The guidance says employees 'can only leave home for work purposes where it is unreasonable … to do your job from home’. The legislation is more restrictive and says...

Lockdown 3 announced - What now for the workplace?

Julie Temple
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I did not make my children listen this time round to the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4 January 2021, that we yet again enter national lockdown. Education will be by remote learning until mid-February and the extremely clinically vulnerable must...

Employees unable to work due to Childcare?

Julie Temple
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As many now return to work following the festive break, many parents face difficulties with childcare with some schools remaining closed and staggered returns. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been in place since March 2020 and can be used by...

Taking your holiday entitlement

Hannah Maxwell
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With Christmas and New year celebrations just around the corner, we are sure many are looking forward to 2021 more than might usually be the case.  For many, the 31 st December will mark the end of the current holiday year and what a holiday year it...

Top tips for Christmas contact arrangements during Covid-19

Shelley Cumbers
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It is that time of year again, as the countdown to Christmas begins. However, this year the countdown is very different. The COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the government will influence how families can spend time together over the festive period. ...

Increase of capital gains tax to help pay for Covid-19

Caroline Dowding
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It was announced on the news yesterday that the Chancellor is considering increasing capital gains tax to help pay for Covid–19. In fact this is not new news and has been mooted for some months. Many made plans back in March for their affairs to be put...

Extension of furlough - a quick overview

Julie Temple
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This is a summary of the key points to think about at this stage , that relate to t he extension of furlough in addition to the original policy paper and in particular providing answers to common questions and any changes from the furlough guidance.  ...

Nurse arrested for trying to care for her mother

Leah Woodnott
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A retired nurse, Ylenia Angeli, has recently been arrested after she removed her mother, aged 97, from a care home on the evening before England went into another lockdown.  Ylenia commented stating that she took “drastic action” due to not...

Lockdown part II - what it means for family law

Karen Johnson
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With the country poised to enter a second lockdown on the 5 November 2020, I thought that it would be helpful to set out how this will impact issues relevant to family lawyers and their clients.  The courts These remain operational and, should you...

Separation and relationship breakdown during a pandemic

Karen Johnson
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Separation is difficult at the best of times. It gives rise to many issues and questions which need to be addressed and resolved. Not knowing where you stand, adds to the stress and strain and can make things feel so much worse.  Imagine yourself...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's latest Covid-19 government support update

Helena  Oxley
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled new support for workers, businesses and the self-employed hit by restrictions imposed as coronavirus cases rise across the UK. The government listened to the concerns of businesses in tier two areas that felt not enough...

Coronavirus self-isolation regulations: advice for employers

Helena  Oxley
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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions)(Self-Isolation)(England) Regulations 2020 The self-isolation regulations set out obligations of employers and workers in relation to work and working arrangements. Below is a summary of these...

Government's safety net for closed businesses

Helena  Oxley
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Today, Rishi Sunak announced an expansion of the Job Support Scheme and the introduction of grants to businesses which he says will ‘significantly strengthen our toolkit for protecting jobs and businesses over the weeks and months to come.’ ...

Living with dementia through Covid-19

Ben Parmenter
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There are currently around 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, and about 120,000 of those live alone. Life has been difficult for all of us recently. However, living alone with dementia must be even more lonely, particularly if that person has hardly...

Goodbye Furlough Scheme & welcome the Jobs Support Scheme

Helena  Oxley
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Outcomes from Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s statement The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced the introduction of the Job Support Scheme (JSS) to replace the Furlough Scheme when it comes to an end in October. The Chancellor also announced some steps the...

Covid-19: Changes to office working practices

Helena  Oxley
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In response to the rising number of coronavirus cases, on 22 September 2020 the Prime Minister announced some changes to working practices. Key takeaways from the announcement: Office workers should work from home where possible. If this is not possible,...

Virtual wills temporary law change

Rianna Billington
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A statutory instrument (SI) is due to come into effect at the end of this month. This allows wills to be witnessed virtually in England and Wales. Originally announced in July, the new measure temporarily amends the Wills Act 1837 to allow the witnessing of...

Business interruption insurance test case successful

Tracey Dickens
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has obtained clarity from the courts, confirming that certain insurance policy wording did cover business interruption caused by the pandemic.  The FCA brought a test case to resolve the lack of clarity and...

Covid-19 - virtual will signings are now valid

Caroline Dowding
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The global COVID-19 pandemic has meant we have had to adapt to new ways of doing things in many areas of our lives, and making a will is no different. The existing rules of making a will The formal requirements for making and executing wills are contained...

Commercial leases - protecting business through lockdown

Daniel Sturman
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Whilst we all hope the Covid-19 pandemic is in decline and that we will not see a return to lockdown at national level, the threat of a second wave still remains. So, if your business is about to take a lease of premises or you are already in an existing...

Face coverings in schools? Your questions answered

Thomas Emmett
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On the back of World Health Organisation guidance released on 21 August, which states that “children aged 12 and over should wear a mask under the same conditions as adults, in particular when they cannot guarantee at least a 1-metre distance from...

Neighbour disputes - potential claims and remedies

Laura Meers
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Disputes between neighbours can arise from a variety of different scenarios and are one of the most common types of disputes. During the Covid-19 pandemic, I have seen a huge increase in the number of enquiries relating to neighbour disputes. Therefore, I...

The changing face of technology in the COVID-19 pandemic

Tracey Dickens
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In these turbulent times, companies are embracing technology to ensure that they are able to operate. However, many companies are rushing to introduce new technology and infrastructure without conducting due diligence or ensuring essential cyber security is...

Are rent payments during Covid-19 causing a cash flow issue?

Sian Taylor
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As one of the largest expenses for businesses & commercial tenants, paying rent can be difficult to cover if you have suffered from cash flow issues due to the Covid-19 crisis. However, there are temporary options available to assist if your landlord is...

Businesses beware! Test & trace not compliant with data laws

Tracey Dickens
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The Department of Health has conceded that its test and trace programme was launched without carrying out a privacy impact assessment, a requirement of article 35 of the GDPR 2016.  Article 35 requires that where a type of processing, taking into...

The difference in separation between married & unmarried couples

Melanie Loxley
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This case recently heard by the family court is a great example of how the approach the court takes to unmarried families differs to the approach it takes to those who are married. Here, the parties, who had never married, lived together with their two...

Charities facing hardships during Covid-19

Tim Field
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As if being a trustee of a charity was not hard enough, the financial pressure that has been placed on the charity sector by Covid-19 has made operating a charity even tougher. All charity trustees have a duty to act in their charity’s best...

No holiday to Scotland, but you can claim maintenance in England

Philip Hoddell
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In a landmark ruling the Supreme Court has held that a wife can pursue her ex-husband for maintenance through the English courts, even though they lived in Scotland and got divorced there.   When Emma Villiers separated from her wealthy...

Charity Checks! Are you operating within the rules?

Tim Field
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A Charity Commission reminder - Trustees must not be paid for their services as a trustee – read on and ensure your charity does not fall foul of the charity commission rules As if Prince Andrew was not surrounded in enough controversy at the moment,...

Can an employer make their employees take holiday?

Hannah Maxwell
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With travel plans disrupted this summer, most employees will be hesitant to use their holiday allowance until the current restrictions are lifted.  Employers are keen to have workers working rather than on holiday, especially as the business starts to...

New insolvency provisions and the impact on suppliers

Tracey Dickens
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This Act came into force on the 26 June 2020. The Government has been looking at amending the Insolvency Act 1986 ( “1986 Act” ) for some time now. Following the acceptance that the world was facing a pandemic, the Government announced it was...

Charity fundraising event cancellations

Tim Field
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Event cancellations due to Covid-19? Read about event deposits, contracts and more…  As we enter into the summer months it is highly likely that a number of charities would have been holding, or hoping to benefit from, a range of fundraising...

Charities step up to respond to the Covid-19 crisis

Tim Field
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Are your Charities objectives fit for purposes? Charities have been working hard during lockdown. The Covid-19 crisis remains financially viable and also determines how best they can help those most in need.  When a charity diverts its funds to help...

Can I get divorced during lockdown?

Melanie Loxley
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The end of a relationship is generally a very difficult and upsetting time.  For those who are in a failing relationship during lockdown, it must be even harder. If you find yourself in this situation then here are the answers to some questions you may...

Flexible furlough - one thing you might have missed

Julie Temple
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I am sure many, business and employees alike, are looking forward to the flexibility under the coronavirus job retention scheme from 1 July 2020 and the possibilities it brings. However, there is one important restriction that might have been overlooked and...

How furlough is changing from 1 July 2020

Julie Temple
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We've known some of the details since the changes were announced in May and guidance released earlier this month. Further guidance was released on 12 June 2020. What follows is a summary of how furlough will operate from 1 July 2020 and collated...

My experience of home working

Kevin Sullivan
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Kevin Sullivan, an Insolvency Partner, tells us about his experience working from home. Before the coronavirus pandemic, I was never keen on working from home – mainly because I never had the set-up and preferred the convenience and comforts...

Coronavirus: Family leave and furlough

Julie Temple
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Since the announcement that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will close to new entrants from 30 June, and the last day to place ‘new’ employees on furlough is 10 June 2020, confusion has come to the fore about those on family leave.  We...

How is notice pay calculated during furlough?

Reggie Lloyd
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Employers may be considering making redundancies and employees may be notified that they are to be made redundant. Both will be keen to understand what payment they should receive if the employee is on furlough. If you have any questions relating to...

Furlough and flexible furlough - limitations and corrections

Julie Temple
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From 1 July onwards, the maximum number of employees that can be claimed for in any period cannot be higher than the maximum number that have been claimed for in a previous period. For example, if the highest single claim for periods up to and including 30...

Important changes to furlough and self-employed support scheme

Julie Temple
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On 29 May 2020, as part of the government daily briefing, the Chancellor announced the awaited details of how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) (or furlough scheme) will change come 1 August 2020.  The headlines are that: For June and July...

COVID-19 sick pay for employers

Reggie Lloyd
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The reclaim scheme put in place during the Covid-19 pandemic for some organisations to reclaim statutory sick pay is now live (26 May 2020). Broadly, employers who had fewer than 250 employees on 28 February 2020, are eligible to reclaim up to two...

Buying a house during coronavirus

Jemma Jones
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On 13 May 2020, the government brought in new rules for moving house during the COVID-19 outbreak. The current situation is not a return to normality and there are certain things you should think about carefully. Our expert property lawyers have this advice...

IR35 and off-payroll working rules update

Julie Temple
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It seems like a lifetime ago we were discussing and preparing for the implementation of changes to IR35 and off-payroll working rules from 6 April 2020.  On 17 March 2020, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the government took the welcome step to delay the...

Who helps you if you lose mental capacity?

Lisa Cox
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The Coronavirus outbreak has prompted many of us to think about the future. Specifically, who would help us if we lost mental capacity.  When someone has the capacity, they can make a Lasting Power of Attorney. This appoints attorneys to make important...

COVID-19 - returning to work and the next steps

Reggie Lloyd
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The Government set out revised guidance on 10 May 2020. It said where employees could do so they should work from home but where that was not possible employers are encouraged to get employees back to work in a safe environment.   If employers are...

Making a will - reforms on the way?

Tim Ogle
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We all know that it is important to put a will in place to make sure on our death, the executors we appoint are the ones entrusted to administer our estate as we wish it to be done, and the beneficiaries we wish to inherit our estate do so.  In short,...

Return from Furlough

Reggie Lloyd
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Government has said that it is important for businesses to carry on during this crisis. Some businesses are starting to reopen or seeing workload increase and looking to employees to return to the workplace, having worked from home or been on furlough under...

Employment guidance from 13 May 2020

Julie Temple
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Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 10 May 2020, guidance was issued late on 11 May 2020: Our plan to rebuild - The UK government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy  New guidance launched to help Brits safely back to work  ...

Government plea to act responsibly in contractual relations

Tracey Dickens
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On 7 May 2020 the Cabinet Office issued guidance requesting that parties to contracts should act responsibly and fairly. Particularly in dealing with potential disputes and enforcement of terms, in order to support the response to Covid-19.  The...

Lasting Powers of Attorney: necessary & important documents

Tim Ogle
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The good news is that more and more people are sensibly choosing to protect their family and their family’s assets by putting lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) in place.   LPAs are the mechanism by which an individual (donor) chooses a...

Being on furlough and family leave

Reggie Lloyd
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Furlough before leave New regulations came into force on 25 April 2020. An individual on furlough and receiving less than normal pay during part or all of the relevant period, for the purposes of calculating statutory maternity pay, (or Maternity Allowance,...

Attending work meetings during furlough

Julie Temple
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Whilst on furlough, employees cannot work for or on behalf of their employer. Guidance says work is any work that: makes money for the employer or any organisation linked or associated with the employer provides services for the employer or any...

The challenge for business and HR continues

Julie Temple
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It was unusual for me to listen to the Prime Minister’s address on 10 May 2020 as it happened. I have made the deliberate and conscious decision to stay away from as much of the news around Covid-19 as possible. The conjecture and speculation are...

Resourceful business partner

David Cant
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We were really impressed to see our friends at Lambert Chapman setting up at home to make PPE with a 3D printer – they have produced 250 masks for local care homes and doctors’ surgeries on a 3d printer they bought with money they would...

Making the most of...pets, hobbies and leisure time

Jennie Skingsley
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Whilst working from home, many of our colleagues have found new talents or developed lockdown skills in their downtime, including baking, DIY, gardening and questionable hairstyles! They are also managing to keep sane with daily walks and we’ve all...

Making the most of...our community

Martin Hopkins
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Birkett Long has people and community at its heart. Since 2002, the firm has raised in excess of £350,000 for charities, but the aim is always to be involved. Birkett Long undertakes to provide practical, as well as financial, help wherever...

Disciplinary, grievance and consultation meetings during furlough

Julie Temple
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HMRC guidance issued on 30 April 2020 relating to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (or CJRS, or the furlough scheme) clarified that employees on furlough (acting as representatives or companions) can carry out their duties and activities as a companion...

Making a will during the Coronavirus

Leah Woodnott
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My clients tell me that the current situation has made them think about whether they need to make a will, or whether their current will no longer reflects their wishes. As a firm, we are following government guidance and are now working from home, but we are...

COVID-19 The impact on borrowers & things to look out for in loan agreements

Thomas Emmett
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No business is sheltered from the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. Business owners are turning to their advisers for advice on how to deal with the short term impact of the crisis and also to help plan for the medium term. One of the key considerations for...

Employment after Covid-19: what will this look like?

Julie Temple
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For most, but not all, the ‘crisis’ stage of the Covid-19 pandemic is over and both business and employees are starting to reflect on what has happened and, more importantly, focus on what is to come. When and how the lockdown will be lifted? ...

Making an emergency statutory will

Lisa Cox
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During the coronavirus pandemic, the Court of Protection are prioritising their workload. One type of work they are prioritising is statutory wills for people who have a very short life expectancy.  What is a statutory will?  These are wills...

Attorneys behaving badly - when you should seek advice

Lisa Cox
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My colleague Leah recently wrote a helpful blog about managing someone else’s financial affairs during isolation .  This is one of many helpful articles online providing guidance for attorneys and deputies about how to correctly fulfil their...

Entering into a new contract during the COVID-19 outbreak

Thomas Emmett
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In the UK and around the world, governments have announced a variety of measures to support businesses whilst COVID-19 lockdown restrictions and social distancing measures remain in place.   Many businesses are facing commercial and practical...

Can I divorce during the coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown?

Shelley Cumbers
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A common question being asked of family lawyers during the current crisis is whether it is still possible to obtain a divorce whilst the UK remains on lockdown. The simple answer to this question is yes. However, depending on what stage the divorce...

Dealing with wills and LPAs whilst social distancing

Claire Read
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The experiences I have had with dealing with wills and LPAs whilst social distancing...  If you need it changed or otherwise just let me know. There is no change in sight for the relaxation of the rules regarding the witnessing of wills or Lasting...

Arranging a funeral during COVID-19

Leah Woodnott
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The government has recently published guidance online for individuals who are arranging funerals. There are restrictions on how many people can attend funerals and the types of services that can now take place, in order to help prevent the spread of...

Deputies and attorneys must maintain their duties

Leah Woodnott
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The Office of the Public Guardian (“OPG”) has recently published guidance regarding deputies and attorneys’ duties in England and Wales whilst they are in isolation. The OPG have stated that deputies and attorneys must continue in their...

Can employees refuse to return to work because of COVID-19?

Reggie Lloyd
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Some employees may be concerned about being required to work, or being asked to return to work, during the COVID-19 crisis. This is especially as the Secretary of State said that COVID-19 posed a serious and immediate threat to health on 10 February 2020. ...

How to check if a COVID-19 patient has an attorney or deputy

Leah Woodnott
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The Office of the Public Guardian (“OPG”) has recently published guidance notes detailing how NHS staff or local authorities in England and Wales can check to see whether a COVID-19 patient has a Deputyship Order, lasting power of attorney or...

Supporting families following parental separation

Shelley Cumbers
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On 2 April 2020, a message was issued on the importance of supporting children and families following parental separation from Sir Andrew McFarlane, President of the Family Division. His message came as a result of a second report published on 12 March 2020...

Keeping your board meetings going whilst in lockdown

Tim Field
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As the country continues to be affected by the effects of Covid-19, I have been asked by a number of clients how they can continue to hold board meetings and effectively operate their company, whilst social distancing rules apply. Fortunately, there are a...

The impact of Coronavirus on the family justice system

Melanie Loxley
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The impact of the Coronavirus on our everyday lives is huge. Now that much of the UK is working from home or being unable to work, schools closed and our everyday routines and luxuries taken from us. One would be forgiven for thinking that the family...

What should you consider before using video conferencing?

Tracey Dickens
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Video conferencing app Houseparty’s owner, Epic Games, has been accused of enabling other apps of those using Houseparty to be hacked.  This accusation could have appeared through a commercial smear campaign. However, it made me think more...

How the furlough scheme works for office holders and LLP members

Tracey Dickens
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On 4 April 2020, the government updated its guidance for employers in relation to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which enables employers to claim for employee wages, up to specified limits. The updated guidance addresses office holders, company...