Government Guidance On Employees’ Holiday Rights During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) has published new guidance titled ‘Holiday entitlement and pay during coronavirus’. Strictly speaking, the new guidance has no legal effect...


COVID-19 – Government Issues Updated Advice On Home Moving – What Does It Mean For Developers?

The updated guidance issued by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) means that, from 13th May 2020, anyone in England can move home, provided they follow the...


Bad Faith Trade Mark Applications – (Sky)Kicked Into Touch?

29th April 2020 marked the end (possibly – there might still be an appeal) of the long running claim for trade mark infringement, brought by Sky Plc against SkyKick. We’ve...


Friends Of The Deceased Win Inheritance Dispute Over Farming Land

The recent decision in the case of Wills and another v Sowray [2020] EWHC 939 (Ch) is an interesting one. Usually in this type of case, it is the Deceased’s...


Can I Enforce A Capacity Assessment To Be Undertaken At A Place Which Has Been Deemed To Be Coronavirus Free?

The recent case of BP v A Local Authority and Another considered the possibility of allowing a doctor to visit a care home, which was deemed to be COVID-19 free,...


Implementing Redundancies Due To COVID-19

On 12th May 2020, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced in the House of Commons that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), that had been scheduled to close on 30th June...


UK IPO Confirm That Period Of ‘Interrupted Days’ Will Continue

On 2nd April, we explained that, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) had declared all days from 24th March to be ‘interrupted days’ until...


Housing Market COVID-19 Restrictions Lifted

In a move to try and stimulate the economy and provide further clarity to the current coronavirus restrictions on movement, the Government has today brought in new legislation to aid...


Employee Rights If Your Employer Has Asked You To Return To The Workplace

Employees who are not able to work from home are now being encouraged to return to the workplace as part of the Government’s phased plan to get the economy back...


Chancellor Extends Furlough Scheme Until October

In Parliament today, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that the furlough scheme (also known as the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)) will continue for all business sectors and regions...


Government Provides More Detail On Relaxation Of Lockdown

This afternoon, the Government has published its FAQ document to provide more information following on from the Prime Minister’s televised address yesterday. For employers, this provides some more detail and...


An ‘A’ To ‘Z’ Of Divorce & Finances

Part of the challenge faced by family law and divorce solicitors is explaining the jargon used within the legal profession and Court proceedings. Below is an A to Z guide...


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