Law Updates

Coronavirus – Update on annual leave and furlough

9th April 2020 by Amanda Okill

The question we have been waiting for – Can employees on furlough take annual leave and if they can what...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and French Property and Wills

8th April 2020 by Sarah Bogard

What to think about concerning French property, estate administration and Wills during the international coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown France is of course...

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – What’s new?

7th April 2020 by Amanda Okill

Just when we thought we had a handle on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and had published a series...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs regarding Wills and Powers of Attorney

6th April 2020 by Aaron Spencer

The continuing effects of coronavirus (COVID-19) remain uncertain. Understandably, many people are concerned about its potential impact upon them and...

Two fixed fee Employment Law support services

6th April 2020 by Tessa Robinson

Furley Page has launched two fixed fee employment law support services for businesses and organisations.  The products - ‘Employment Gold’...

Beware increased fraud risk during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic – nine scams to watch out for

2nd April 2020 by Joshua Williams

Unfortunately, alongside all the goodwill and community spirit which is coming to the fore during the current crisis, the coronavirus...

Employment law FAQs and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2nd April 2020 by Amanda Okill

To say that the COVID-19 pandemic with current restrictions has had a significant impact on businesses would be nothing less...

Making a Will or Lasting Power of Attorney in light of coronavirus (COVID-19)

1st April 2020 by Aaron Spencer

Social distancing requirements imposed by the UK Government in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) have resulted in us making some important...

Time to put your legal affairs in order

20th March 2020 by Aaron Spencer

During these uncertain times, we are finding many clients taking stock of their legal affairs and using it as an...

Guidance for employers regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19)

19th March 2020 by Tessa Robinson

With more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), being reported in the UK each day, employers will be wondering how to handle...

Information to gather for your probate solicitor

6th February 2020 by Melanie Christodoulou

As executor of the estate, it is your responsibility to ensure your probate solicitor has all the information necessary to...

Cross-border estates – time for a Will review?

23rd January 2020 by Sarah Bogard

We have a lot of experience in helping beneficiaries with the administration of estates in France, and in particular, since...

New organ donation law: giving you control

7th January 2020 by Hannah Sawyer

Around 6,000 people in the UK are on the transplant waiting list; and in 2018 alone, at least one person...

Christmas is a time for giving and inheritance planning

3rd December 2019 by Aaron Spencer

Christmas is a time for giving and if you are struggling for ideas about what to give your nearest and...

Don’t let your digital assets end up in a digital grave

13th November 2019 by Joshua Williams

In 2018, according to Forbes, the top ten YouTube stars were earning between $14.5 and $22 million. The top earner...

Gig economy, worker status and Court of Justice of the European Union

4th November 2019 by Amanda Okill

Worker status is the holy grail in the gig economy, including the fields of taxi rides, food delivery and courier...

Calculating holiday pay and UK Working Time Regulations

31st October 2019 by Andrew Masters

Under the Working Time Regulations, all workers are entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid annual leave, and in respect of each...

Disability and the effect of impairment

30th October 2019 by Tessa Robinson

A crucial aspect of the definition of disability under the Equality Act is that the effect of the impairment in...

Unfair dismissal and covert recording

30th October 2019 by Tessa Robinson

In unfair dismissal cases, both the compensatory and basic awards can be reduced by the tribunal, potentially to zero, based...

Are your job adverts accidentally putting off potential applicants?

30th October 2019 by Amanda Okill

A new LinkedIn report has looked at the language used in job adverts and found that certain things can deter...