What Does The FCA’s Business Interruption Insurance Test Case Mean For Charities Impacted By COVID-19?

At the end of July, the High Court test case, which has been brought by the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) in relation to business interruption insurance policies, reached it conclusion....


NHS Test & Trace In Breach Of Data Protection Laws

The NHS test and trace system rolled out by the Government to limit the spread of the coronavirus asks people to share their data including their: Name; DOB; Postcode; Who...


The Equality Act 2010 & Deputyships

The Court of Protection operates under its own procedures and is in many respects a separate regime from the remainder of the Civil Court processes. Very distinct legislation applies to...


Are Wedding Receptions Allowed? Couples’ Rights If They Need To Change Or Cancel Their Big Day

After a spike in coronavirus infections nationally, the Government has reversed its decision to allow wedding receptions of up to 30 people to go ahead from 1st August. At the...


Post-Covid Britain – How Will We Make An Environmental Recovery Following The Coronavirus Pandemic?

Last month, the Environment Secretary, George Eustice, set out his vision for Britain’s green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Within his speech he outlined many changes that the Government plan...


Can Extended Members Of Family Claim Where A Deceased’s Will Only Refers To A Class of Beneficiary?

Generally, when drafting a Will a testator will be advised to chose classes of beneficiaries where possible. By example, a testator may choose to leave part of their estate to...


What Can An Unmarried Partner Expect To Inherit When Bringing A Claim Under The Inheritance Act?

The Inheritance (Provisions for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (Act) allows for certain classes of individuals to bring a claim against a deceased’s estate where no provision has been provided...


What To Consider When Accessing Your Pension

With savers facing a volatile market in the face of Covid-19 uncertainty and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reporting a 21% drop in pension withdrawal levels during lockdown, it is...


Charities, Publication & Honest Opinion

Charities, with a view to be as transparent as possible, publish information about their inner workings. There has been an interesting case recently where a charity published information about disciplining...


Acquiring Commercial Property As A Charity

As with any business, a charity may at some point wish to buy or lease commercial property. There are many reasons that a charity may wish to own or lease...


Can Charities Enter Into Mortgages?

The coronavirus has created a short-term need for borrowing for a great deal of businesses, and charities are not exempt. Short-term cash flow issues need to be addressed quickly to...


Complexity – A Complex Web

The question of capacity is the all-important and central issue in the Court of Protection but too often, there is a misconception that capacity is an all-or-nothing scenario, when the...


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