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Planning for employing overseas workers in 2021

Posted on 07th December 2020 in Employment

If you employ workers from overseas, or you plan to in the future, you will need to understand the changes to the immigration system coming into play from January 1st, 2021.

Posted by

Stephen Jennings

Partner and Solicitor

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New year, new you? Why it might be a good time to write a will

Posted on 07th December 2020 in Probate & Wills

The new year could be an excellent time to write a will or to review your existing will. In this article, we take a look at some of the things you should consider.

Posted by

Gráinne Staunton

Partner and Solicitor

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No fault divorce

Posted on 07th December 2020 in Family Law

Under new law, (expected to be implemented in autumn 2021) divorcing parties will no longer have to rely on one of the five grounds.

Posted by

Tracy Lambert

Partner and Solicitor

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Top tips for how to achieve a good divorce

Posted on 04th December 2020 in Family Law

Divorce can be a difficult, and often lengthy, process. But it is possible to achieve a ‘good' divorce. This week Resolution are running their annual Good Divorce Week campaign for 2020. With that in mind, our specialist Family lawyers look at the top tips to help achieving a good divorce.

Posted by

Aimee Aspinall

Chartered Legal Executive

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How to know if divorce is the right option

Posted on 03rd December 2020 in Family Law

There may be many reasons why separated couples do or do not want to divorce. It is sometimes seen as a hostile step, however this isn’t always the case. Divorce can often be the right step for both parties.

Posted by

Aimee Aspinall

Chartered Legal Executive

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Implementing a 4 day work week

Posted on 02nd December 2020 in Employment

Stephen Jennings, Head of Tozers’ Employment Team, has seen an increase in requests for advice in relation to 4 day working weeks, with firms of all sizes, including multinational businesses, exploring the concept. For example Unilever is the latest organisation to take up the 4 day working week concept.

Posted by

Stephen Jennings

Partner and Solicitor

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No change to RPI methodology until 2030

Posted on 02nd December 2020 in Parks

On 25 November 2020, the UK government and UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) published their response to the joint consultation on the timing of the reform to the Retail Prices Index (RPI).

Posted by

Melanie Burton

Partner and Chartered Legal Executive

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Ten things you should know about getting divorced

Posted on 02nd December 2020 in Family Law

With 40% of marriages ending in divorce, many people believe it to be a simple and uncomplicated process. However, divorce law is not always easy to understand, and has caused many popular myths. Here we look at the top 10 common misconceptions about getting a divorce.

Posted by

Aimee Aspinall

Chartered Legal Executive

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What are the first signs and steps for divorce?

Posted on 01st December 2020 in Family Law

Whether a couple has mutually decided that their marriage is at an end, or there has been a final determinative event that has taken place, navigating the way forward post-separation can be extremely daunting.

Posted by

Aimee Aspinall

Chartered Legal Executive

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Can a lasting power of attorney be witnessed remotely?

Posted on 23rd November 2020 in Later Life Planning

During Lockdown we have seen various changes in the law regarding how Wills can be finalised during the pandemic, including the use of remote witnesses. However, what has been less well publicised are whether there are any equivalent rules for the remote signing of Lasting Powers of Attorneys (LPAs).

Posted by

Naomi Hoare

Solicitor

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Arrangements over the festive period

Posted on 11th November 2020 in Family Law

Every year, we receive an influx of enquiries from parents facing difficulties with arrangements over the festive period. This year, sorting out these arrangements as early as possible is likely to be more important than ever.

Posted by

Aimee Aspinall

Chartered Legal Executive

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How Business Property Relief (BPR) affects holiday parks and lets

Posted on 09th November 2020 in Parks

A Revenue victory against the taxpayer has put another nail in the coffin for businesses hoping to obtain Business Property Relief from Inheritance Tax.

Posted by

Rachael Morley

Associate and Solicitor