Face-to-face meetings between a solicitor and client are a typical feature when making a Will or Power of Attorney, but that is becoming more and more difficult to do in the current crisis. We have been working on practical ways to allow us to continue to help you keep your Will and Power of Attorney arrangements up to date.
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Although the rules regarding the signing of your Will have changed slightly, the requirement for legal advice to ensure your wishes are taken care of and your Will is valid remain of the highest importance.
The Chancellor has recently announced help for the self-employed in the form of a grant worth 80% of trading profits up to a maximum of £2,500 per month for the next three months. For members of a partnership, they can also access this help. However, what is the situation if a partner should die or get ill?
Here we take a look at some of the measures which already have been, or might yet be, adopted in a planning and building standards context to help businesses adjust to the far-reaching consequences of the coronavirus outbreak.
The UK Government has announced changes that mean where it is not reasonably practicable for a worker to take some, or all, of the holiday to which they are entitled due to the Coronavirus, they have a right to carry the Basic Entitlement forward into the next two leave years.