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The “New Normal”- what does this mean for your Commercial Property?

Stewart Coles Nicola Pearce

By now we will all have been affected by the changes and challenges 2020 has brought about. Not least businesses, which are having to quickly adapt to new guidance and get to grips with what the “New Normal” means for their sector. Although there is an uncertain road ahead, there are some key considerations which…

Assigning Claims to Creditors

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What is an Assignment? An assignment is the transfer of a right from one party to another. A cause of action by which a party may be able to enforce a right is a chose in action and, in principle, is capable of assignment. Generally speaking a cause of action cannot be assigned if that…

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Update

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The Government has recently updated its Guidance for employers who are claiming wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wages-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme Employers should be aware of the tight deadlines that have been set out for making claims under the newly extended scheme.  For example, you only have until 30 November 2020 to submit outstanding claims for…

Getting divorced? Divorce myths busted!

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Any divorce is emotionally draining, and everyone knows someone who has been divorced. Unfortunately it turns into a game of Chinese whispers and through the line of communication ‘advice’ gets inaccurate. As a family lawyer initially meetings usually consist of correcting all the divorce myths clients have heard. My partner committed adultery – I should…

Pension schemes can free up cash for your business

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Companies with cash-flow problems, particularly during COVID-19, could be sitting on alternative means of obtaining vital funds. Businesses with their own premises can consider selling the property to their regulated pension schemes to generate additional cash and investment. Details on how best to achieve this were revealed in a Talk Legal webinar by Stewart Coles,…

How would you like to be remembered?

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We would all like to be remembered when we die. This could be by having a tree planted in your memory or having a bench placed in a favoured spot. Perhaps you will leave a small donation to your friends; enough to pay for a round of drinks or a meal out. Most people do…

Free seminar on legacy management with lead speaker from Thursfields

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A top legacy expert from Thursfields Solicitors will be speaking at a free webinar organised by the Chartered Institute of Fundraising West Midlands later this month. Katherine Ellis, a senior associate solicitor in the Charities and Communities team at Thursfields, will discuss legacy marketing and management at the next “Worcestershire Fundraisers Meet-Up!”. The free event…

What constitutes a disability?

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Case update (Sullivan v Bury Street Capital Ltd) Following a personal relationship with a woman Mr Sullivan became convinced that he was being monitored and followed by Russian gangsters connected to that woman.  In July 2013 the employer became aware that Mr Sullivan was in a ‘bad place psychologically and physically’, he was sweating and…

Don’t forget your digital assets

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Digital technologies now help us to run most of our lives – on top of our physical possessions, we are building a parallel world of digital assets – within the capability of our smart phones is the ability to: book a taxi; order a food delivery; play games; watch TV; send money to relatives; book…

Thursfields’ to host COVID-free webinar on employment and HR

Helena Morrissey Lisa Kemp James Monk

A special COVID-free webinar focusing on the latest employment and HR issues is to be held by Thursfields Solicitors at the beginning of next month. The law firm’s HR Exchange event is entitled “A break from COVID-19” and will take place via Zoom on Thursday 3 December from 10am to 11am. The three senior Thursfields…

Thursfields Talk Legal: using pensions and commercial property to source funds for your business

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Finding an alternative source of funds to support your business via pensions and commercial property will be discussed at a Thursfields Solicitors’ webinar later this month. Stewart Coles, an associate director in the Commercial Property department, will host the free Talk Legal webinar titled “Pensions and commercial property” at 10am on Wednesday 18 November. Stewart…

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