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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Dying Just Became More Expensive

Dying just became more expensive

The Government has announced that, with effect from April 2019, the Court fees for obtaining Probate could cost up to £6,000, whereas the current fee is less than 5% of this amount. What is Probate? When someone passes away the…

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Be Careful How You Exercise…

Be Careful How You Exercise…

Most commercial leases have a clause which entitles a landlord to terminate the lease by forfeiture if the tenant breaches its obligations. Once the right to forfeit arises, if a landlord acts in a way so as to treat the…

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Death In The Digital Age

Death in the Digital Age

The world is becoming more digitised and inter-connected as information and communication becomes more accessible and simpler to manage. Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and iTunes, amongst others, allow us to access, share and store messages, images and…

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