With more than 2.9 million separated families in the UK in 2019, it is unsurprising that many people seek legal advice about spending time with their child on special occasions throughout the year.
The Government has issued further guidance on how furlough leave will work from July 1 when it is possible to furlough an employee on a part-time basis.
Now is the time to adapt to future proof your business. The Government has provided the financial lifelines to help your business through these abnormal times and using the funds simply to manage your cashflow is missing a big opportunity to protect the future of your business.
Making a will is important, especially if you own a house or have a family. But when it comes to actually making one, it can be difficult to decide how best to go about it.
There is now a fairly clear timetable against which businesses can start to plan their strategy.
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.
Cheryl Leigh, commercial property solicitor, examines what the impact COVID-19 is having on landlords and tenants of commercial properties.
'Cash is king' is a well-established concept and a commonly used phrase, which is arguably more relevant now than ever before.
Lockdown is leading to a growth in scammers trying to extract money from people, warn financial planners Proposito.
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.
It's been a hard few weeks for everyone in the property market.
Home buyer and seller priorities in the housing market will change in light of the experience of COVID-19.
Devising new property strategies and prioritising investment in technology are just two changes we can expect to see from businesses post-lockdown.
For businesses, there is a huge concern on costs at a time when the turnover of most will be falling.
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.
How ready will your business be to cope, once the lockdown ends?
Maintaining a healthy landlord and tenant relationships has always been the best approach in good times and bad.
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
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
Gaining precise information about the workings of the Furlough scheme has been very difficult.
Had it not been for the coronavirus outbreak, April 6 would have been regarded as a significant date in the employment law field.
Despite all the steps the Government is taking, a number of companies will find themselves under severe difficulty and pressure over the forthcoming months.
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.
Huw Jones from Proposito Financial Planning has put together a detailed checklist to help you keep tabs on your money through these troubling times.
Nick Haines, tax partner at Hazlewoods looks at the measures and what they mean for both the self-employed and furloughed workers.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
“The first question you have to ask yourself is how flexible are your telecoms and IT to accommodate home working."
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
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.
Unlock the Purple Pound: Find out why actively welcoming disabled visitors isn’t just the right thing to do, but makes great business sense.
Julia House, director, UK & European Trade Mark Attorney at Albright IP, takes a look at the Hugo Boss trademark story.
No matter what you earn, you want to ensure that you are taking home as much of your income tax free as possible.
In all his years working in telecommunications, managing director at Lister Unified Communications Rob Lister has never known a time like it.
If you believe the papers, each New Year brings a deluge of people consulting solicitors and wanting to bring divorce proceedings.
We are now receiving numerous questions about employer’s liability and obligations relating to issues arising as a result of the spread of Coronavirus.
Recruiting the right employees is crucial to any business in any year, but with the job market changing, recruiters must adapt with it.
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