COVID and Moving Home

Following the introduction of COVID lockdown 3 on 5 January 2021, we have released a series of articles explaining the legal impact on eight areas of daily life. This article looks at moving home and what is still allowed under the new rules. The market remains open Unlike the first lockdown in March 2020, the […]

COVID and keeping the workplace open

Following the introduction of COVID lockdown 3 on 5 January 2021, we have released a series of articles explaining the legal impact on eight areas of daily life. This article looks at some specific issues employers may face when trying to keep the workplace open and operating effectively. Introduction If you are a business owner […]

COVID and Going to Work

Following the introduction of COVID lockdown 3 on 5 January 2021, we have released a series of articles explaining the legal impact on eight areas of daily life. This article looks at how the new lockdown may impact your going to work as an employee and what you may be asked to do. Furlough leave […]

COVID and Caring for Children

Following the introduction of COVID lockdown 3 on 5 January 2021, we have released a series of articles explaining the legal impact on eight areas of daily life. This article looks at how lockdown will affect family life, whether that is families coping with home schooling or separated families making contact arrangements. If you would […]

COVID and the Furlough scheme

Following the introduction of COVID lockdown 3 on 5 January 2021, we have released a series of articles explaining the legal impact on eight areas of daily life. This article looks at the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, more commonly referred to as the furlough scheme, which is still in place to support employers. How does […]

COVID and Your Customers

Following the introduction of COVID lockdown 3 on 5 January 2021, we have released a series of articles explaining the legal impact on eight areas of daily life. This first article looks at how COVID affects the ability of businesses to open and trade with their customers. Can your business still open? Most businesses can […]

New No-Fault Divorce Law due in 2021

The new Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill is due to be approved in Parliament and become law in October 2021. Here we look at the impact on divorcing couples and how the process and timings will change. The current divorce process At present, when couples who are married or in a civil partnership wish to […]

Can children with separated parents see both parents at Christmas?

With just a week to go until Christmas we are seeing increasingly strict noises coming from Government about keeping family gatherings small over the holidays.  So what are the rules around children visiting their separated parents this Christmas? The General Rules During the first and strictest lockdown in March 2020 the Government issued guidance alongside […]