Coronavirus Update - It’s business as usual for us all at Mogers Drewett. Please do get in touch if you need any of our services we are here to help.

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…

How will the new Corporate Insolvency & Governance Bill help companies avoid insolvency?

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (the CIGB) published on 20 May 2020 will bring in the biggest reforms to the UK’s restructuring and insolvency regime since 2002. The CIGB has been introduced on an emergency basis to form the centre piece of the Government’s Coronavirus business legislative strategy in an attempt to prevent the tsunami…

What is Contentious Probate?

  The scope of disputes under the banner of Contentious Probate is endless and in recent years there has been a significant increase in cases. Essentially, Contentious Probate is where there is a disagreement after someone has passed away about the distribution of their estate. Disputes Partner, Luke Watson discusses some examples of typical disputes:…

Watch David Hill and Luke Watson in the latest Bath Life Business Surgery video.

The emergence & rapid escalation of COVID-19 has thrown a spotlight on the fact that we are all human & vulnerable to health issues. David Hill and Luke Watson discuss the importance of having a Will for your family and your business in the latest Bath Life Business Surgery. If you have a question about…

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…

Watch Sean McDonough and Lucy Cotterell in the latest Bath Life Business Surgery video.

Listen to their insight on the current employment and HR issues facing many businesses today. Please get in touch if you need advice at this time we are here to help.

What can I do to secure the future of my business after lockdown?

Following the Government’s announcement of its exit from lockdown plan and the subsequent easing of restrictions, now is the time for businesses to focus on what their business will look like post Covid-10. Corporate Commercial Partner, Tom Webb discusses some of the key areas that businesses could be looking at in order to prepare themselves…

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…

How will Covid-19 change the property industry?

  As today sees the housing market in England begin to reopen after seven weeks of lockdown, Residential Property Partner Alison Treble considers what life might look like on the other side of the pandemic for the property industry. A move to the country The acceptability of home working has undoubtedly been accelerated as a…

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:…