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I'm facing redundancy, what should I do?

A redundancy process is undoubtedly an unpleasant thing to go through, understanding your rights can make things significantly easier.

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Covid Law in Action
Wed 3rd Jun 2020 | by Simon Walsh

Insolvency: What lengths the government will go to protect businesses from the economic impact of the pandemic.

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Mental health and addiction in divorce and family breakdown
Wed 3rd Jun 2020 | by Marilyn Bell

If your relationship has broken down and you, or your spouse, are about to commence divorce proceedings, there may be mental health issues which need…

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Key changes between July – October 2020
Tue 2nd Jun 2020 | by Keely Rushmore

Keely explores the key changes to the Covid-19 related furloughing that are set to impact employers and employees between July-October 2020.

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An update on the FCA’s intervention in disputes over business interruption insurance coverage
Tue 2nd Jun 2020 | by Simon Walsh

The FCA’s proposed court action for a declaration on the meaning of certain policy wordings to achieve clarity and certainty for SMEs and others involved…

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"My Career Took a Backseat During Marriage – Can I Be Compensated?"
Wed 27th May 2020 | by Julie Cohen

Compensation claim for relationship-generated disadvantage

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Mutual enforceability clauses
Wed 27th May 2020 | by Amy Sevier

The Supreme Court decision in Duval v 11-13 Randolph Crescent: What the Supreme Court decision in the Duval case means in practice for landlords and purchasers…

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Promoting good mental wellbeing during lockdown
Tue 19th May 2020 | by Kelly Pike

Mental Health Awareness Week: Kelly Pike highlights how to support staff.

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The Reopening of Schools during the pandemic and the impact of this on Child Arrangements
Mon 18th May 2020 | by Simran Gupta

Simran Gupta talks about plans for certain school for pupils to return to school and the issues for families in the context of family law.

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What is responsible contractual behaviour?
Thu 14th May 2020 | by Simon Walsh

Simon takes a look at what constitues as "Responsible contractual behaviour" in the performance and enforcement of contracts impacted by the COVID-19…

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Working creatively with supply chains and the business opportunities created by Covid-19
Tue 12th May 2020 | by Vincent Billings

As has been widely reported the economy and our businesses are dealing with unprecedented issues due to COVID-19 and the lockdown. All businesses are…

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Covid-19 and insurance disputes
Thu 7th May 2020 | by Simon Walsh

As news of insurers rejecting claims continue to spread, Simon Walsh shares guidance about look at if you think you have insurance cover that should respond…

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Matrimonial Finances and Covid-19 Legal Q&A
Mon 4th May 2020 | by Marilyn Bell

Marilyn Bell answers your most important Covid-19 related divorce and finances related questions.

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Litigation during and after Covid-19: Do we need more breathing space?
Mon 4th May 2020 | by Simon Walsh

Simon Walsh comments on the call for ‘breathing space’ in litigation and the effect of the pandemic on commercial contracts.

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Tips for Avoiding CCJs During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Tue 21st Apr 2020 | by Simon Walsh

Litigator Simon Walsh shares tips for avoiding county court judgements during COVID-19 and a reminder on the time limits.

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Direction and Extended Deadline
Fri 17th Apr 2020 | by Chris Cook

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended to 30 June 2020, plus The Treasury has also issued a Direction to HMRC which provides legally binding…

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COVID-19 Right to Work Checks Adjustment
Thu 16th Apr 2020 | by Chris Cook

Adjustments made to Right to Work Checks process for employers during COVID-19.

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The Coronavirus Act 2020 – the impact on residential tenancy agreements
Tue 14th Apr 2020 | by Alex Wyatt

What protections does The Coronavirus Act 2020 offer to residential landlords and tenants?

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Domestic abuse – Injunctive orders, Covid 19 and the Courts – the practical bits
Thu 9th Apr 2020 | by Simran Gupta

Important guidance on the practicality of legal advice to help victims of domestic violence during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus divorce rate: Staying optimistic
Tue 7th Apr 2020 | by Kiran Beeharry

Divorce rates soared in China post-quarantine and some sources are predicting a surge in UK-based enquiries – Kiran Beeharry adds a refreshing view to…

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Updated Furlough Guidance provides clarification for employers
Mon 6th Apr 2020 | by Keely Rushmore

Over the weekend the government updated its guidance for employers on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) - Keely Rushmore reports.

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FAQs Furloughing Employees / Job Retention Scheme
Wed 1st Apr 2020 | by Christine Caffrey

Frequently asked questions on Furloughing Employees to help employers, line managers and employees – answered by SA Law’s employment team.

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How the coronavirus outbreak may affect arrangements for children whose parents are separated or divorced
Tue 31st Mar 2020 | by Marilyn Bell

Lexis Nexis asks Marilyn Bell about her thoughts on the impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) on arrangements for children.

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Data protection and the coronavirus pandemic
Tue 31st Mar 2020 | by Chris Cook

Good news: The ICO provides clarity on common areas of data concerns during the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic.

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Data protection and school photographs
Tue 31st Mar 2020 | by Chris Cook

ICO shares guidance following two schools being reprimanded for distributing photographs of pupils without parents’ consent.

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March Quarter Day - To pay or not to pay?
Mon 30th Mar 2020 | by Alex Wyatt

With the March “quarter day” coming just days after the Covid-19 lockdown was announced, it isn’t surprising that many commercial landlords and tenants…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Employment Law Issues
Fri 27th Mar 2020 | by Chris Cook

Sick pay, home working and enforcing holiday – Chris Cook discusses the topics that are on HR Teams agendas right now.

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Measures to help self-employed in light of Covid-19
Fri 27th Mar 2020 | by Christine Caffrey

Christine Caffrey explains the UK government’s measures to assist the five million self employed people in the UK through business disruption due to corona…

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Further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Fri 27th Mar 2020 | by Keely Rushmore

Key points need to know about the the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, more commonly known as the Furlough Scheme.

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Covid-19 -v- Financial Arrangements in divorce
Thu 26th Mar 2020 | by Kiran Beeharry

Family Partner Kiran explains what a “Barder Event” is, the likely impact of Covid-19 on maintenance and valuations.

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The impact of Coronavirus on commercial contracts and force majeure clauses
Thu 26th Mar 2020 | by Simon Walsh

Can we rely on COVID-19 being a force majeure event, in order to avoid our contractual obligations?

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What you can do if you are the victim of domestic abuse during the Covid-19 pandemic
Wed 25th Mar 2020 | by Simran Gupta

The clear advice of the government is to stay at home at this present time during the coronavirus pandemic, but what should you do if home is not a safe…

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Everything you need to know about “Furloughed Employees”
Wed 25th Mar 2020 | by Chris Cook

Following the announcement of the Job Retention Scheme, organisations now have to designate affected employees as “furloughed employees”, What does this…

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What happens to shared childcare arrangements during the Covid-19 pandemic?
Tue 24th Mar 2020 | by Marilyn Bell

Head of Family Law Marilyn Bell answers important questions to help parents at this time.

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SA Law's Guide to Working from Home
Mon 23rd Mar 2020 | by Chris Cook

As the outbreak of coronavirus continues and as society adapts to its challenges there has been a massive increase in employees working from home. Read…

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Delay to Off-payroll working changes (IR35)
Fri 20th Mar 2020 | by Chris Cook

Important Information: Delay to IR35

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Tips for renegotiating contract and payment terms
Wed 18th Mar 2020 | by Simon Walsh

As the UK faces unprecedented uncertainly in the face of Coronavirus, one of the biggest priorities for organisations is cashflow. SA Law’s litigation…

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SA Law response to COVID-19 pandemic
Tue 17th Mar 2020 | by Steve Ryan

SA Law is carefully monitoring the escalating coronavirus situation. We are taking appropriate actions with the wellbeing of our clients, colleagues and…

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Measures to help SMEs keep trading during Covid-19 outbreak
Fri 13th Mar 2020 | by Keely Rushmore

Read Keely Rushmore’s comments in the Financial Times

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What employers need to know about novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Wed 11th Mar 2020 | by Chris Cook

Guidance for employers on how to plan, respond and reduce risk related to Coronavirus

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SA Law proud to sponsor the University of Hertfordshire’s innovative Festival of Ideas
Tue 10th Mar 2020 | by Steve Ryan

We are delighted to announce that we will be one of the sponsors at the University of Hertfordshire’s Festival of Ideas this Summer.

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The impact of Brexit on Britain's independent legal system
Thu 20th Feb 2020 | by Simon Walsh

Senior Associate, Simon Walsh examines the impact of Brexit on the British Legal System and what we should look out for in the future.

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Changes to off-payroll working (IR35)
Thu 13th Feb 2020 | by Chris Cook

In April 2020 the “off-payroll working” or IR35 rules are due to be extended to the private sector, affecting medium and large organisations in all sectors.…

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What is ‘no fault divorce’ and what does it mean for divorcing couples?
Wed 29th Jan 2020 | by Marilyn Bell

The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill re-entered Parliament in January 2020 with the main purpose being to modernise the divorce process. Marilyn…

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Is it time for law firms to call time on drinking?
Thu 16th Jan 2020 | by Keely Rushmore

Partner Keely Rushmore gives her opinion on whether alcohol related events are a thing of the past in the legal sector.

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Love and Marriage…and Civil Partnerships
Wed 15th Jan 2020 | by Bindu Malkan

Bindu Malkan explores the Civil Partnership (Opposite-sex Couples) Regulations 2019 that came into force in December 2019, meaning that opposite-sex couples…

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What to do if you’re considering the idea of downsizing, buy or rent?
Tue 14th Jan 2020 | by Priya Lakhani

SA Law Real Estate Solicitor, Priya Lakhani examines the pros and cons to downsizing and whether you should buy or rent.

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Introducing senior family law solicitor Bindu Malkan
Mon 13th Jan 2020 | by Marilyn Bell

We are delighted to announce the arrival of Bindu Malkan who joins our London team as a senior family solicitor.

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Introducing new commercial litigation lawyer Navdeep Shihn
Mon 13th Jan 2020 | by Robert Ryall

We are delighted to welcome Navdeep Shihn to the Commercial Litigation team.

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The Owens case and the future of divorce update
Wed 8th Jan 2020 | by Marilyn Bell

Partner and Head of Family Law Marilyn Bell gives her perspective on the Owens case

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A Guide to Managing Vacant Properties
Mon 6th Jan 2020 | by Gerard LeCain

Gerard LeCain writes for Property Investor News about how commercial landlords can manage the risk of having an empty property.

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