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Coronavirus and necessary driving/riding

Michael Pace
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What is 'necessary' driving/riding in the current emergency? We are as everyone knows living in extraordinary times. The Prime Minister has told us we are expected, unless we have no alternative, to work from home and to only leave the house if it...

Coronavirus Act 2020 and Protection from Eviction

Nigel Bescoby
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Since my earlier blog on Housing related matters there has been a further update to the extent that all Housing possession claims are to be suspended for a period of 90 days. There is provision for this time limit to be extended. The announcement appears...

Commercial Landlord and Tenant Guidance in light of COVID-19

Michelle Cox
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The commercial landlord and tenant sector has been hit hard with the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  As a property litigator I have been inundated with questions from both landlord and tenant clients as to how to deal with the...

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

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Yesterday the government issued further guidance for employers and employees on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, to include details of who is eligible and what they could be entitled to.  Our Employment Team have put together a useful booklet which...

Vento Bands

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Away from Coronavirus, The Employment Tribunals have today updated the so-called Vento bands for damages payable to a Claimant who has been found to have suffered injury to feelings as a result of unlawful discrimination. The bands, which take their name...

Countdown to contract changes for employers

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Employers are on countdown for new requirements on employment contracts.  From April, the statutory requirements around statements of particulars are changing and being extended to include all workers, not just employees. It means that anyone...

COVID-19 Office Closure

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COVID-19 OFFICE CLOSURE Chattertons is open. However, our offices are closed. Our advisers are working remotely and can be contacted via e-mail, on their direct dial number or by calling Reception on one of the below numbers: Boston - 01205 351114 ...

Wills Trusts and Probate during COVID-19

Amanda Voakes
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Chattertons Solicitors Private Client team continue to support individuals with putting in place or reviewing Wills, Powers of Attorney and the administration of estates during the coronavirus crisis.  We are following Government recommendations and...

Help for Your Business during COVID-19

James Dent
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COVID-19 – Help for your business In the past few weeks the pace of change affecting UK businesses has been unprecedented, with changes almost daily and the country waking up to school closures and many pubs, bars and restaurants closing. The...

COVID-19 - Residential Tenancies

Nigel Bescoby
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WHERE DO I STAND? Residential Tenancies As our day to day life changes, it is inevitable that people start to wonder where they stand, what is the advice, who do they approach for assistance. The information below is intended to assist Landlords and...