HMRC To Publish The Details Of Employers Claiming Under The Furlough Scheme From December

On Friday, 13th November, the HM Treasury issued The Coronavirus Act 2020 Functions of her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) Direction which contained additional guidance on the...


Are Employers Prepared For The End Of Free Movement?

On Thursday, 31st December 2020, “Free Movement” of EU Nationals to and from the UK will end and employers who wish to recruit skilled workers from abroad from Friday, 1st...


Fraud Advisory Panel & Charities Commission Report Into Charity Fraud

In 2009, the Fraud Advisory Panel, with the support of the Charities Commission, undertook the most extensive review of fraud in the charity sector to that date. The outcome of...


ICO Publishes Guidance To Help Clarify The Legislation Surrounding Subject Access Requests

In a previous blog, in which we detailed the ins and outs of Subject Access Requests (SAR), the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have since published guidance to help clarify a...


Report Shows That Car Insurers Have Failed To Pass On Savings To Motorists

According to a recent report and article from Mike Benner, Chief Executive of APIL (the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers), during the coronavirus pandemic the cost of personal injury claims...


Silver Separators

There has been an increase in older couples separating, with those aged 60 and over having the fastest growing divorce rate of all age groups. The Office for National Statistics...


Warning To Charity Trustees – Non-Compliance With Statutory Disposal Requirements Could Put Your Contract At Risk

When a charity disposes of a property, the Trustees must comply with the statutory requirements under the Charities Act 2011 (CA 2011) (for more detail on the requirements, please read...


Can I Ask The Court Of Protection To Change My Deputyship?

A very high-profile battle is currently being fought by Britney Spears in America against her father who has been her conservator since 2008. A conservatorship is appointed by the Court...


The Importance Of Putting In Place A Health & Welfare LPA During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic there has understandably been an increase in the number of people wanting to make Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs). When it comes to LPA’s, most people will...


Making A One Off Application To The Court Of Protection

The Court of Protection was created by the Mental Capacity Act (Act) and came into force on 1st October 2007. The Act comes into effect when a vulnerable person has...


The Court’s Stance On Burial Disputes

In a previous blog, we reviewed the position in ownership of a deceased’s body where it is noted that the Court are often reluctant to decide on matters relating to...


New Government Programme To Help Communities Tackle Flooding & Coastal Change

Looking back to this time last year the East Midlands saw severe disruptions due to flooding. The trains between Derby and Nottingham were cancelled and several Nottinghamshire villages along with Ilkeston, Stoney...