News archive: April 2021

  • Posted on April 20, 2021
    The risk of flooding in England and Wales is increasing year on year and exposing millions of homeowners to the possibility of property damage and the consequent misery that this causes. In some cases, there is nothing you can do but try to claim on your insurance, assuming that you have managed to get cover in place.
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  • Posted on April 16, 2021
    The firm continues to grow their successful corporate and commercial department. As a result, Jeremy Redfern, Partner and Head of Commercial is transferring the role to Douglas Godwin, Partner.
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  • Posted on April 15, 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic has seen many marriage or civil partnership ceremonies postponed, and a survey by the wedding planning website Hitched found that 71 per cent of couples had postponed their weddings rather than proceed with just a handful of guests.
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  • Posted on April 12, 2021
    For the majority of people, their most significant asset is the family home. So, it is not surprising that when it comes to dealing with the financial consequences surrounding divorce, questions about what will happen to the matrimonial home are usually top of the list.
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  • Posted on April 9, 2021
    The statutory definitions of the three categories of employment status have long been criticised as being unclear, and over the years a body of case law interpreting these definitions has grown up. Despite this, it remains difficult to set out a definitive list of criteria to allow employers or employees to determine whether an individual’s status is that of employee, worker or self-employed.
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  • Posted on April 7, 2021
    Whether you are planning on using subcontractors for a one-off project or on a long-term basis, there are several steps you can take to safeguard both your business and business relationships.
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  • Posted on April 7, 2021
    With the UK economy currently in the deepest recession since records began, disputes between landlords and tenants are beginning to rise as pressure mounts on commercial occupiers to find ways to diversify and slash overheads in order to survive post-Covid.
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  • Posted on April 6, 2021
    If you have a great idea for developing a piece of unused land, you may find that you need to get control of some neighbouring property to provide access or just to make the development large enough to be financially viable. Assembling a site can be time-consuming, so it helps if you know what to expect before you start.
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  • Posted on April 1, 2021
    According to the Bank of England, the biggest issue for most first-time buyers is insufficient savings. Last year saw a sharp jump in the average amount of a deposit required to get a mortgage, with some people having to provide a deposit equivalent to a full year’s salary.
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