Covid-19 – Protection From Forfeiture

Covid-19 – Protection from Forfeiture

We are getting numerous enquiries from both landlords and tenants in relation to their position for non-payment of rent for commercial leases during this Covid-19 pandemic. As of 25 March 2020, the Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) was enacted. In…

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5 Tips For A Successful Divorce

5 Tips for a Successful Divorce

Divorce is a sad and difficult time for most couples so finding ways to make the experience more palatable is always welcome. The aim, for the majority of people, will be to achieve an amicable, fair and cost effective outcome…

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Rent Payments And Covid-19

Rent Payments and Covid-19

We are getting numerous enquiries from both landlords and tenants in relation to requests for rental concessions during this Covid 19 pandemic. Landlords are increasingly being faced with requests for rental payment holidays or other concessions. Similarly, tenants may be…

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Lay-offs And Covid 19 Job Retention Scheme

Lay-offs and Covid 19 job retention scheme

Many businesses are considering laying off staff and taking advantage of the Government Job Retention Scheme. Job Retention Scheme This applies to ‘furloughed workers’. Please click here for more details. A brief summary is below: Employers will need to designate…

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Wills, Covid-19 & Social Distancing

Wills, Covid-19 & Social Distancing

Whilst it is not something that most of us would like to think about, the Covid 19 situation has brought into sharp focus the need to think about succession planning and prepare a will and lasting powers of attorney. The…

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Covid Job Retention Scheme

Covid Job Retention Scheme

We are getting many enquiries about the above Scheme. This is a massive state intervention in business activity. Many businesses are going to be forced into hibernation or animated suspension. The scheme will enable businesses to retain their employees so…

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Bankruptcy…when Will It All End?

Bankruptcy…when will it all end?

Generally, a bankruptcy order will be automatically discharged 12 months’ after it is made.  However, it is open to a Trustee in Bankruptcy to apply for the automatic discharge to be suspended, usually on the basis that the bankrupt has…

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