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Domestic abuse during COVID-19 - Amie Calder of WSP Solicitors Image

Domestic abuse during COVID-19 - Amie Calder of WSP Solicitors

Due to social distancing and lockdown measures that have been in place, it seems that the increase in domestic abuse predicted is now becoming a reality.

The impact of COVID-19 on commercial landlords and tenants - Cheryl Leigh of WSP Solicitors Image

The impact of COVID-19 on commercial landlords and tenants - Cheryl Leigh of WSP Solicitors

Cheryl Leigh, commercial property solicitor, examines what the impact COVID-19 is having on landlords and tenants of commercial properties.

Financial models: The importance of cashflow forecasting - Paul Fussell of Hazlewoods Image

Financial models: The importance of cashflow forecasting - Paul Fussell of Hazlewoods

'Cash is king' is a well-established concept and a commonly used phrase, which is arguably more relevant now than ever before.

Beware the lockdown scammers - Huw Jones, Proposito Image

Beware the lockdown scammers - Huw Jones, Proposito

Lockdown is leading to a growth in scammers trying to extract money from people, warn financial planners Proposito.

The workplace after lockdown - Ian Eggleton of Evans Jones Image

The workplace after lockdown - Ian Eggleton of Evans Jones

As we tentatively emerge from the coronavirus lockdown phase, our attentions turn to the future and how the new normal might begin to look post COVID-19.

Great news for the housing market - Karmen Waldron of WSP Solicitors Image

Great news for the housing market - Karmen Waldron of WSP Solicitors

It's been a hard few weeks for everyone in the property market.

How will COVID-19 reshape what home buyers and sellers want?: Sebastian Hipwood of Savills Image

How will COVID-19 reshape what home buyers and sellers want?: Sebastian Hipwood of Savills

Home buyer and seller priorities in the housing market will change in light of the experience of COVID-19.

Predicting post-lockdown strategies - John Workman of BPE Solicitors Image

Predicting post-lockdown strategies - John Workman of BPE Solicitors

Devising new property strategies and prioritising investment in technology are just two changes we can expect to see from businesses post-lockdown.

Collaboration is key for commercial landlords and tenants - Alastair Mylechreest of ASH and Co Image

Collaboration is key for commercial landlords and tenants - Alastair Mylechreest of ASH and Co

For businesses, there is a huge concern on costs at a time when the turnover of most will be falling.

Celebrating innovation in a crisis - Robert Games of Albright IP Image

Celebrating innovation in a crisis - Robert Games of Albright IP

The arrival of the coronavirus onto the world's stage has brought into sharp focus the need for businesses to combine thinking on their feet with innovation and creativity.

Working Capital: lifeblood of your business - by Mark Robinson, The Bespoke Banking Consultancy Image

Working Capital: lifeblood of your business - by Mark Robinson, The Bespoke Banking Consultancy

How ready will your business be to cope, once the lockdown ends?

Rent Holiday: It's wise to be thorough - Patrick Downes, PACT Property & Assets Ltd Image

Rent Holiday: It's wise to be thorough - Patrick Downes, PACT Property & Assets Ltd

Maintaining a healthy landlord and tenant relationships has always been the best approach in good times and bad.

Furlough leave - are we there yet?: Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners Image

Furlough leave - are we there yet?: Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners

The HMRC portal for claiming furlough payments is up and running but what are the key things you need to know.

Speed is of the essence with loan scheme - Mark Hartery, director of The Bespoke Banking Consultancy Image

Speed is of the essence with loan scheme - Mark Hartery, director of The Bespoke Banking Consultancy

The Government has made the banks to be the gatekeeper to supporting our businesses with their short-term cashflow requirements but they still seem to be applying strict due diligence to requests for urgent loans

Update on furlough leave and holidays: Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners Image

Update on furlough leave and holidays: Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners

Gaining precise information about the workings of the Furlough scheme has been very difficult.

Employment and regulatory law developments: Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners Image

Employment and regulatory law developments: Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners

Had it not been for the coronavirus outbreak, April 6 would have been regarded as a significant date in the employment law field.

The impact of new insolvency rules on your company - Alex Lyttle of Tayntons Solicitors Image

The impact of new insolvency rules on your company - Alex Lyttle of Tayntons Solicitors

Despite all the steps the Government is taking, a number of companies will find themselves under severe difficulty and pressure over the forthcoming months. 

Have you considered R&D tax incentives for short-term cash? asks David Clift of Hazlewoods Image

Have you considered R&D tax incentives for short-term cash? asks David Clift of Hazlewoods

As COVID-19 continues to impact on the day-to-day operations of businesses, considering all potential sources of finance and short-term cash is key.

Working from home? Ten ways to improve your finances - Huw Jones from Proposito  Image

Working from home? Ten ways to improve your finances - Huw Jones from Proposito

Huw Jones from Proposito Financial Planning has put together a detailed checklist to help you keep tabs on your money through these troubling times.

Self-employed support and furloughed workers - an explanation: Nick Haines from Hazlewoods Image

Self-employed support and furloughed workers - an explanation: Nick Haines from Hazlewoods

Nick Haines, tax partner at Hazlewoods looks at the measures and what they mean for both the self-employed and furloughed workers.

The coronavirus crisis and the impact on landlords and tenants: Simon Pressdee, Davies and Partners Image

The coronavirus crisis and the impact on landlords and tenants: Simon Pressdee, Davies and Partners

With the coronavirus crisis escalating each day, many tenants - both individuals and businesses - will face the prospect of being unable to keep up with rental payments.

Employment Law Update - Covid-19: Preparing to furlough! : Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners Image

Employment Law Update - Covid-19: Preparing to furlough! : Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners

Matters are moving so rapidly. As I put this note together the construction industry is coming under massive pressure to stop working and it is possible that by the time you read this it will have been told to stop.

Employment Law Update - Covid-19: Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners Image

Employment Law Update - Covid-19: Nigel Tillott, Davies and Partners

Confused after last night’s announcement? From an employment perspective the big question is whether people are allowed to attend their workplaces if the work cannot be done from home.

COVID-19 – an update for businesses Image

COVID-19 – an update for businesses

Over the past few weeks there have been several announcements of increased restrictions to try and help delay the spread of coronavirus, as well as generous measures to help businesses and individuals through this crisis.

Coronavirus: welcome break in planning rules for pubs and restaurants - Chris Marsh from Evans Jones Image

Coronavirus: welcome break in planning rules for pubs and restaurants - Chris Marsh from Evans Jones

Chris Marsh, Senior Planner at Cheltenham-based property and planning experts Evans Jones, summarises yesterday’s announcement by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Preparing for the worst, hoping for the best - Alex Lyttle of Tayntons Solicitors Image

Preparing for the worst, hoping for the best - Alex Lyttle of Tayntons Solicitors

The Prime Minister has declared this the "worst health crisis in a generation" - big words, lots of hype, but what effect will this have for the business community in Gloucestershire, asks Alex Lyttle of Tayntons.

Coronavirus: How to work safely and securely from home - Rob Lister, Lister Unified Communications Image

Coronavirus: How to work safely and securely from home - Rob Lister, Lister Unified Communications

“The first question you have to ask yourself is how flexible are your telecoms and IT to accommodate home working."

What changes in law will we see this year? Darren Sherborne, Sherbornes Solicitors Image

What changes in law will we see this year? Darren Sherborne, Sherbornes Solicitors

A new year lies in front of us all in business, something which, as with everything else, holds uncertainty and risk.

In praise of family business, plus some pitfalls: Rob Cockle from the Business Insurance Partnership Image

In praise of family business, plus some pitfalls: Rob Cockle from the Business Insurance Partnership

Family-owned businesses are the beating heart of the UK economy. There are three million family-owned business in the country, that’s 66 per cent of all private businesses.

The Power of the Purple Pound: Ian Eggleton from Evans Jones Image

The Power of the Purple Pound: Ian Eggleton from Evans Jones

Unlock the Purple Pound: Find out why actively welcoming disabled visitors isn’t just the right thing to do, but makes great business sense.

What can we learn from Hugo Boss? Julia House of Albright IP Image

What can we learn from Hugo Boss? Julia House of Albright IP

Julia House, director, UK & European Trade Mark Attorney at Albright IP, takes a look at the Hugo Boss trademark story.

Tax planning - is this relevant for me? Emma Boutcher tax expert at Hazlewoods Image

Tax planning - is this relevant for me? Emma Boutcher tax expert at Hazlewoods

No matter what you earn, you want to ensure that you are taking home as much of your income tax free as possible.

The digital revolution is here: Rob Lister of Lister Unified Communications Image

The digital revolution is here: Rob Lister of Lister Unified Communications

In all his years working in telecommunications, managing director at Lister Unified Communications Rob Lister has never known a time like it.

Choose an expert not the internet for legal advice: Chris Price from Tayntons Solicitors Image

Choose an expert not the internet for legal advice: Chris Price from Tayntons Solicitors

If you believe the papers, each New Year brings a deluge of people consulting solicitors and wanting to bring divorce proceedings.

Coronavirus – advice for employers: Darren Sherborne of Sherbornes Solicitors Image

Coronavirus – advice for employers: Darren Sherborne of Sherbornes Solicitors

We are now receiving numerous questions about employer’s liability and obligations relating to issues arising as a result of the spread of Coronavirus.

Ian Moriarty of Hooray talks about recruitment challenges in 2020 Image

Ian Moriarty of Hooray talks about recruitment challenges in 2020

Recruiting the right employees is crucial to any business in any year, but with the job market changing, recruiters must adapt with it.

Cathy O'Donoghue of HR Champions talks about the wellbeing conundrum Image

Cathy O'Donoghue of HR Champions talks about the wellbeing conundrum

Employee wellbeing and work/life balance are phrases that have appeared in the workplace with increasing regularity over recent years.

Liz Shield of SF Planning on what we can plan ahead for in 2020 Image

Liz Shield of SF Planning on what we can plan ahead for in 2020

What are the changes that are going to affect the planning process in 2020 and beyond?

Marion Forbes, HR director of Mactaggart & Mickel on tips for a successful job interview Image

Marion Forbes, HR director of Mactaggart & Mickel on tips for a successful job interview

How do ensure you present the best version of yourself during the interview process?

Nigel Tillott, director of Davies and Partners on equal pay and Samira Ahmed v BBC Image

Nigel Tillott, director of Davies and Partners on equal pay and Samira Ahmed v BBC

A lot of publicity has been given to the employment tribunal decision in the claim by Samira Ahmed against the BBC.

Punchline TV: All change for the Transit Shed at Bakers Quay Image

Punchline TV: All change for the Transit Shed at Bakers Quay

Watch the video and see Punchline editor Mark Owen tour the listed building before work begins on this stage of the project.

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