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Christmas, Covid 19 & Parenting Arrangements

For separated parents with children this Christmas, there is much more to organise than travel plans and what to pack. As we enter December, new regional tier systems across the UK and quarantine for those travelling abroad mean separated parents have a lot more to think about this Christmas. Travel overseas Assuming transport is available,…

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 to approach redundancy during furlough

The government decision to extend the furlough scheme until March 2021, may have saved many businesses from having to make redundancies for now but inevitably we will see a rise in redundancies as the extended scheme comes to an end next year. In addition those employers that had made the difficult decision to make staff…

Placing a loved one in a care home during Covid-19

In these uncertain times many people are understandably worried about elderly or vulnerable relatives currently in care homes and keeping them safe. But what should family members do if they need to place a loved one in a care home at this time? Kate Norris from our Later Life Team discusses some points to consider….

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,…

What are the prospects for the Bath property market in 2021?

What will be the impact from Lockdown 2.0 & increased home working? How will the Stamp Duty holiday affect valuations & transactions before it closes in March? Listen to our experts Alison Treble & Patrick Brady discussing all things property, in our latest Bath Life Business Surgery  

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…

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended to March 2021

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – better known as the furlough scheme – has been extended following the announcement of a new national lockdown until the end of March 2021. Employment Partner, Sean McDonough outlines the key points of the extended scheme in his latest article. How will it work? Under the terms of…

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…

How does Child Residency work when separating?

Family solicitor, Simon Walker answers questions about how child residency works in his latest podcast. Listen to Simon discuss – Who will my child live with if we separate? How does child residency work? How often am I allowed to see my child? . How does Child Custody work when separating