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Mogers Drewett support The Sherborne Business Awards 2021

Commercial Property Partner, Justin Hopkins explains why Mogers Drewett are proud to support The Sherborne Business Awards this year.  

Practical tips for Managers to support employee health and wellbeing

As we enter a third lockdown and employees return to working from home again, HR Consultant Lucy Cotterell offers some guidance and tips aimed at helping managers to ensure they can support their team’s health and well-being. With the Centre for Mental Health charity predicting that up to 10 million people (almost 20% of the…

Your furlough questions answered as we enter lockdown 3

As we enter our third lockdown we anticipate that many businesses will start 2021 with a need to place all or some staff on furlough leave. Employment Partner Sean McDonough answers some of the most frequently asked questions on the current coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS), which has been extended until 30 April 2021 in…

Proud to partner the Wiltshire Digital Drive

As many parents this week are faced with the prospect of two months of home schooling, we are proud to be the first corporate partner of Wiltshire Digital Drive (WDD). In an increasingly digital world we feel that no child should be left behind simply because they do not have access to the relevant I.T….

Christmas and the Bribery Act 2010

Now this article may sound like humbug, but not all Christmas presents should be treated equally!  The Bribery Act 2010 introduced a new regime by which all corporate hospitality or gifts had to be reasonable and proportionate.  Given the current pandemic situation, not much hospitality is probably going on, but that does stop the giving…

Futureproof your business for 2021

Given the unprecedented challenges all businesses have faced over the last six months, there is no doubt that 2021 is going to be an important year. Add to this the UK leaving the EU on the 31st December and the uncertainty of more lockdowns and for many businesses 2021 could be a make or break…

The impact of a second lockdown on landlords and tenants

Following a second lockdown, Commercial Property Partner Justin Hopkins reviews the key points from the governments Code of Practice for both landlords and tenants which apply until 24 June 2021. The voluntary set of guidelines is aimed at encouraging landlords and tenants to recognise the unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19 and to work together to…

How can Lasting Powers of Attorney protect my business?

As a result of COVID-19 outbreak, 2020 has been extremely difficult for many businesses, and have left many considering whether they have adequate protection in place to protect their business in the future. It is, of course, important to put a Will in place to ensure your business can function should the worst happen. However,…

The future after Furlough

As the Coronavirus Job Replacement Scheme (CJRS) draws to a close on 31 October 2020 and the pandemic continues with the introduction of new restrictions, employers need to look to the future and consider the new options available to support their businesses. Employment Partner, Sean McDonough outlines some of the options in his latest article….

The Job Retention Bonus explained

On 2 October, HMRC published a Treasury Direction which modifies the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) to establish the Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus. What is the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Bonus? In broad terms, the £1000 bonus is available for employers in respect of any employee whom they have previously furloughed under the CJRS but…