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Spike in divorce as Brexit deadline gets closer

At 11pm on 31 December 2020 we leave the EU and as a result our ability to use the “first in time” rule. This rule currently provides that where there are competing petitions for divorce in two members states the first to court wins. London has long been acknowledged as “the divorce capital of the…

COVID-19 UPDATE FOR MOGERS DREWETT CLIENTS

Following the Government’s announcement regarding a second National lockdown commencing Thursday 5th November, we want to reassure our clients and professional partners that it remains business as usual for everyone at Mogers Drewett. Our absolute number one priority is the safety of both our clients and staff and following a comprehensive review of our Covid…

PRACTICAL TIPS FOR MANAGERS TO SUPPORT EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND WELLBEING

As we approach a second lockdown and employees return to working from home, 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 population)…

WATCH SEAN MCDONOUGH & LUCY COTTERELL IN THE LATEST BATH LIFE EMPLOYMENT & HR BUSINESS SURGERY

As we enter our second lockdown, Sean and Lucy discuss what businesses need to do now to comply with the latest government restrictions as well as how to reassure their teams as remote working becomes the norm again and much, much more in the latest Bath Life Business Surgery. If you would benefit from some…

Mogers Drewett Lawyers Named in Chambers 2021

Law firm Mogers Drewett is delighted to announce that four of its lawyers have been featured in the new Chambers UK 2021 Guide, for their standout contribution in their respective practices. Tom Webb, Rebecca Silcock, Victoria Cobham and Jonathan Cheal have all been ‘ranked’ in the new guide. The firm which has offices in Bath,…

Job Support Scheme Update

Recognising the pressure businesses in some sectors and areas are facing, yesterday’s update of the Job Support Scheme (JSS) attempts to offer employers more support in the hope that it protects more jobs. When originally announced, the JSS – which will come into effect on November 1 – required employees to be working 33% of…

How do the new Covid tier restrictions impact on children with separated parents?

The new Covid restrictions provide an additional challenge for children who have separated parents. For example, a child might have a mother living in Liverpool, which is in Tier 3, and a father living in Bath, listed in Tier 1. Whilst it was clarified during the national lockdown that children were able to move between…

Mogers Drewett supporting RUH Will Month this November

We are delighted to be supporting the RUH Will Month for the 6th year and after the challenges we have all faced in 2020 we feel it’s more important than ever to support local charities as our communities need them more than ever. Forever Friends is an amazing charity and we are proud to support…

The importance of technology in keeping families together

The newspapers and tabloids will often publish stories of celebrity divorce or couples arguing over their yachts, countryside mansions and beachside retreats.  However, for many people the reality of a divorce means that they are facing the prospect of stretching the family’s resources from supporting one household to supporting two. This can be particularly challenging…

Leaving a legacy is more important than ever

  Without gifts in Wills, many charities in the UK would struggle to survive and with many anticipating a third of their total income to be lost as a result of Covid-19, charities have never needed our support more. Last year people left more than £3 billion in their wills to good causes, making up…