Our blog provides you with updates and points of view on different aspects of law that can affect individuals and businesses.

Posts are written by some of our partners, senior solicitors and solicitors.

New Debt Respite Scheme explained

27 April 2021

On 4th May 2021, the new Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space and Mental Health Crisis Moratoriums) comes into effect in England & Wales.

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Do you have debt tied up in a deceased's estate?

19 April 2021

Debt recovery for local authorities in the current climate is increasingly challenging. There is a growing need to deliver a prompt and efficient collection service, with council tax, business rates and adult social care income being three huge areas of debt concern.

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No jab, no job – can this be justified?

31 March 2021

Recent headlines suggest that in light of recent events some companies are seeking to implement a ‘no jab, no job’ policy, meaning that employees will not be able to return to the workplace or indeed could be dismissed, if they refuse to be vaccinated.

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Why locating the will of P is imperative when acting as a professional deputy

24 March 2021

The National Will Register plays a crucial role in the work of those involved in applying for Statutory Wills, or need to expedite their Property and Affairs and Health and Welfare Deputy or Attorney responsibilities with the upmost due diligence. Locating a Will for a Protected Party ((P), someone who has lost capacity) can assist in understanding their wishes and feelings so that the Deputy or Attorney can act in their best interest. For example, by locating the Will it can help to establish end of life wishes and how they wish for their estate to be distributed so that particular assets will not be sold by the Deputy or Attorney.

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Key figures for employers - spring budget 2021

16 March 2021

At the beginning of this month, Rishi Sunak announced the highly anticipated Spring Budget for 2021, hailing protection for the “jobs and livelihoods of the British people”.

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