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Introducing the new Flexible Furlough Scheme

  On Friday 12 June 2020, several of the government guidance documents were updated to provide further detail on part-furlough. Sean McDonough sets out a checklist of the key points employers need to know about the changes that take effect from the 1 July. As businesses start to re-open and restrictions continue to ease from…

Domestic abuse – help is out there

With calls to the National Domestic Abuse helpline up by 49% in the weeks since lockdown began, Family Solicitor, Victoria Cobham discusses the signs of domestic abuse and where to go for help if you need it. Domestic abuse can take many forms and does not necessarily have to include physical violence. It is a pattern…

Buying & Selling businesses post Covid-19

After a period of record M&A activity over the past decade, business engaged in M&A activity now face unprecedented disruption. Some acquisitions are still being completed in sectors unaffected, or at least less affected, by the pandemic but the majority have been either been placed on hold whilst the full extent of the pandemic fallout…

Preparing your house for sale

As the housing market in England is open and ready for business, we need the estimated half a million people who were looking to move prior to the crisis to start making plans to enable the industry to recover quickly. Residential Partner, Alison Treble discusses what you need in place to be ready to move:…

Public Rights of Way & Covid-19

As we all continue to do our bit to help slow the spread of coronavirus and stay at home, never has our daily exercise been more important both for our physical and mental wellbeing. While this has led to the discovery of new public footpaths for many, it has also caused implications for associated landowners….

What do Mogers Drewett lawyers keep in their fridge?

We all need a little bit of light relief during ‘lockdown’ and so we wanted to show you what lawyers keep in their fridge and bring a little Friday fun. Enjoy

Could your business continue to operate without you?

Our own mortality is something that is always difficult to contemplate, but the emergence and rapid escalation of COVID-19 has thrown a spotlight on the fact that we are all human and vulnerable to any number of health issues. Writing a Will and keeping it up to date is good practice for any individual but,…

Could your business continue to operate if you were unable to work?

We are all aware of the need to keep our affairs up to date but for a business owner, director or sole trader, failing to plan takes on even greater importance. The emergence and rapid escalation of COVID-19 has over the last few weeks has, amongst other things, made us all rethink the precautions we…

Redundancies during coronavirus

Despite the Government putting in place a series of measures to help businesses retain staff, those with cash flow issues maybe not be able to cover 80% of salaries until reimbursed. For these companies where business has fallen sharply they may have no other than to make staff redundant. These Q&A’s has been designed to…

Changes to Statutory Sick Pay due to Coronavirus

In our latest Q&A, Sean McDonough, discusses the changes to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) and employer obligations during this unprecedented time. What are the changes to SSP? Under new government guidance, SSP will be payable from day 1, not day 4.  We await further guidance on whether this can be backdated to include recent weeks….