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Posted on: 26/05/2020
CJRS/Furlough changes from 1st August 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, otherwise known as furlough, was initially announced by the Government on 20th March and opened for claims on 20th April. In its current format, furloughed employees...



Posted on: 20/05/2020
Dwellinghouse covenants from a coronavirus angle

Many properties are subject to “private dwellinghouse” covenants, limiting use to a private dwellinghouse only.

The COVID-19 pandemic provides an opportunity to re-evaluate and...



Posted on: 15/05/2020
Holidays: government guidance during the coronavirus pandemic

It would have been unthinkable 3 months ago that we would need government guidance telling us how we should take holidays, and whether in doing so, we were truly “resting, relaxing and enjoying...



Posted on: 14/05/2020
Let’s keep moving…but safely!

Since the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (Amendment)(No.2) Regulations 2020 came into force yesterday (13/05), the housing market will now spring back into action. For...



Posted on: 13/05/2020
Green Light…Move!

Since the lockdown restrictions were implemented in March, more than 450,000 people have been unable to progress their plans to move house. The Government has now announced that...



Posted on: 12/05/2020
Life after lockdown and extended furlough

The Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough) was introduced in March, with many businesses having acted quickly to take advantage of this scheme. It was announced today (12/05) that it...



Posted on: 07/05/2020
DIY Probate: the pitfalls

It can be tempting, especially during this coronavirus pandemic, to try to save costs by dealing with the administration of an estate yourself, without instructing a solicitor. However, this could be false...



Posted on: 05/05/2020
The role of attorneys and court appointed deputies during COVID-19

As a result of the coronavirus lockdown, a significant percentage of the elderly population in this country are in isolation, either in their own homes or in care homes. They may have appointed an attorney...



Posted on: 04/05/2020
Conveyancing covenants through a coronavirus prism

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted, and is continuing to result, in re-evaluation and refocussing. Challenges are being transformed into opportunities. In this article, I will attempt to shed new light on...



Posted on: 01/05/2020
FAQ on furlough

The Government’s Job Retention Scheme to combat COVID-19 (known as...



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