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May 10, 2020 admin

The lockdown due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has meant that almost all weddings have been cancelled. We explore what the legal impact of this is and what we can do to help. Many venues (as well as caterers, wedding planners and other goods or services providers) have cancelled du to he pandemic. The unfortunate thing…

May 8, 2020 admin

Commercial tenants have been offered extra protections from eviction during the COVID-19 pandemic by the UK government. If you’re facing difficulties with your landlord or paying rent, here’s what you need to do. While commercial tenants are protected from eviction outright during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, your landlord may still be putting pressure on you…

April 17, 2020 admin

Since the social distancing rules came into force, social media has been awash with examples of people flouting the rules and putting others, and often themselves, at risk. The SARS-CoV-2 which leads to the COVI-19 disease is currently accepted to be transmitted by respiratory droplets passing from person to person. It follows that close proximity…

April 3, 2020 admin

The financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is wide-reaching and those making spousal maintenance payments may be feeling the pinch more than others. The financial circumstances of those hit by being furloughed or from a downturn in business, may mean that maintaining the same level of spousal payments may risk severe financial difficulty. There are…

March 18, 2020 admin

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly impacted businesses worldwide – but can it be blamed for breaches of contract? The coronavirus’s spread has caught many a business and, even, country off guard. Government lockdowns and self-isolation (forced or otherwise) will impact on the delivery of goods and services and some may be out of pocket as…

March 17, 2020 admin

Shareholders often forget that a Shareholders’ Agreement can act as a will for your business. Often a Shareholders’ Agreement simply covers what shareholders can and can’t do, powers to remove or appoint directors and how dividends are dealt with. In reality, they can do much more. Here are 5 reasons why you need one for…

March 2, 2020 admin

Brexit finally happened on 31st January, 2020 – but what does this mean for your Intellectual Property rights? Brexit has paved the way for a potential myriad of changes in how domestic and EU intellectual property rights (IPR) will be protected and administered. While some aspects of Brexit’s effect on IPR have been clarified, uncertainty…

February 18, 2020 admin

Can employers discriminate against employees’ diet choices? We look at the case of a company that only reimburses expenses for meat-free meals The question of whether it’s possible to discriminate against diet choices is at the forefront of many employers’ minds this week. This is after a property development company in Manchester publicised their controversial…