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As you can imagine, the government is spending an enormous amount to support people, businesses and the economy through the Coronavirus crisis. As you can also imagine, they are looking at ways to raise funds to cover the cost.
If you are the landlord of a residential property, you now need to arrange an electrical safety test every five years.
In order for a Will to be valid, the person making the Will (known as the testator) has to sign the Will in the presence of two or more witnesses, who also sign it.
We understand the temptation to save money when you know it’s possible to make your own Will, or to buy one for less than £10 from an online provider.
But this is a false economy.
To help get the UK housing market moving, the government has temporarily reduced the rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for residential properties purchased from 8 July 2020 to 31 March 2021 inclusive.
On the 18th June 2020 the Welsh Government published details of the dairy support scheme which is designed to support the dairy producers hardest hit by the recent exceptional market conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Have your employees been furloughed for at least three consecutive weeks between 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020? If yes, they are entitled to go on the flexible furlough scheme.
Lockdown rules are gradually lifting across the UK, and people are being encouraged to go back to work when it’s safe to do so.
But what should employers do about staff members who are classified as ‘clinically vulnerable’ in the current situation?
Eight weeks ago, could any of us have foreseen that over a third of the world’s population would be told to stay at home?
As you no doubt know, on 23 March 2020, the Government announced very specific stay-at-home rules.
If you’re living apart from the parent of your child/ren, you might be concerned about the arrangements for them to spend time with both parents.