Law Updates

French Capital Gains Tax on the sale of a French property: What you need to know 2020

11th August 2020 by Florence Richards

Who is affected? Anyone who owns a French property or land is liable to pay French capital gains tax (CGT). Some...

Witnessing of Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney services go digital

5th August 2020 by Aaron Spencer

Isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic has meant more people are relying on digital services to get things done while keeping...

Available alternative work when making redundancies

15th July 2020 by Andrew Masters

Part seven of 'Seven things to think about when making redundancies' series 7. Alternative work Quite apart from the specific obligation to...

Pregnancy and family leave when making redundancies

15th July 2020 by Andrew Masters

Part six of  'Seven things to think about when making redundancies' series 6. Pregnancy and family leave In any redundancy exercise it...

Applying selection criteria when making redundancies

15th July 2020 by Andrew Masters

Part five of 'Seven things to think about when making redundancies' series 5. Applying the criteria When the selection criteria have been...

Consultation when making redundancies

15th July 2020 by Andrew Masters

Part four of 'Seven things to think about when making redundancies' series 4. Consultation One of the key aspects of a fair...

Selection criteria when making redundancies

15th July 2020 by Andrew Masters

Part three of 'Seven things to think about when making redundancies' series 3. Selection criteria The employer also needs to be able...

The pool of employees for selection when making redundancies

15th July 2020 by Andrew Masters

Part two of 'Seven things to think about when making redundancies' series 2. The pool for selection Once an employer has concluded...

Should you ask for volunteers when making redundancies?

15th July 2020 by Andrew Masters

Part one of 'Seven things to think about when making redundancies' series 1. Should you ask for volunteers? There may be employees...

Seven things to think about when making redundancies

15th July 2020 by Andrew Masters

We are probably going to be experiencing difficult economic times for a considerable period to come and many employers will...

Why use a legal expert for an estate administration?

9th July 2020 by Melanie Christodoulou

Like many government organisations, Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Services (HMCTS) has been increasing its digital services over the past...

Thinking of returning staff to the office?

6th July 2020 by Deborah Geering

Covid-19 – the essential guide to undertaking ‘Return to Work’ Risk Assessments As an employer you have a duty under the...

Furlough – Where to from now?

9th June 2020 by Amanda Okill

Details of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) were first published on 26 March, three days after the UK was...

Worried about a vulnerable person during the Covid-19 lockdown?

3rd June 2020 by Lucie Glover

As the UK’s coronavirus lockdown measures turn from weeks to months, concern over its effects on vulnerable and elderly people...

Loosening the lockdown – The impact on families in crisis

21st May 2020 by Rosie Eastwood

As the Government relaxes lockdown measures, what does this mean for family law? During the pandemic, families were placed under tremendous...

COVID-19: Recovering Unpaid Goods

18th May 2020 by Deborah Geering

The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is being felt by businesses across the Globe and many will be considering...

Good news for landlords and tenants as Government lifts restrictions on lettings

14th May 2020 by Sarah Woolnough

On the 13 May 2020 the Government lifted the restrictions on the housing market now allowing those who need to...

Buying a new home after restrictions eased? Time to take stock

14th May 2020 by Heather Dunlop

The easing of restrictions in connection with the housing market from 13 May 2020 will come as good news to...

Furlough leave: short term job protection, but what happens after it ends?

13th May 2020 by Tessa Robinson

With ever increasing demand being placed on ministers to clarify England’s ‘lock-down’ exit plan, and yesterday’s announcement to extend the...

Restrictions lifted on house moves and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

13th May 2020 by Myfanwy McDonagh

With the lifting of restrictions on house moves on 13 May 2020 Furley Page residential property team is ready to...