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Boundary Disputes - Communication is key

Covid-19 has meant that many people are spending more time at home than ever before, which means that the amount of DIY we’re doing has gone through the roof! Unfortunately, this also means that we’ve seen an increased number of instances where...

Possession Pitfalls - 5 Common Oversights

Since the freeze on residential possession claims came to an end in September 2020, Talbots have been inundated with possession cases, from claims being made due to rent arrears and nuisance, to landlords simply looking to sell their properties. Seemingly...

Calling all Christmas consumers - know your rights!

It’s that time of year where the chaotic Christmas shopping is underway and bargains have been had during Black Friday and Cyber Monday! But what about if one of your presents turn out to be unsuitable, faulty or not fit for purpose? Do you have...

No time like the PRESENTation of a winding up petition

Some of the restrictions on presenting a winding up petition against corporate entities will come to an end on 30 September 2021 and commercial debtors become vulnerable to creditors wishing to take drastic action in the recovery of bad debts. The...

Section 1 Statements

Taking on new staff?  Make sure you know exactly what information you need to provide to new starters on or before their first day of work. Despite the job losses that the pandemic has caused there has also been good news for companies who have...

Latest Changes to Landlord and Tenant Notice Provisions

The area of Landlord & Tenant law is constantly changing, it is also an area which has been subject to significant changes as a result of Covid-19. On 12 May the Government announced further changes to notice periods along with new Section 21 and...

COVID-19 - changing terms and conditions of employment

Covid-19 has had a considerable impact on our day-to-day lives in many ways but one of the most obvious changes to our lifestyle has been to our working arrangements, in particular the increase in working from home. As a result of the mandatory lockdown...

Expanding our corporate & commercial team

Read about our double appointment as we set out plans to expand our corporate and commercial offering Major investment in two new Directors is set to help us expand our corporate and commercial offering over the next twelve...

Fair dismissal for refusing to wear a facemask

An Employment Tribunal has found that a lorry driver was fairly dismissed for refusing to wear a face mask while on a customer’s premises but still in his cab. Mr Kubilius worked for Kent Foods as a delivery driver. As per the company's employee...

Employment Law Update

What’s on the horizon for employment law in 2021? A number of employment law changes were scheduled to take place last year, some of which were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  However despite this, employment law continued to evolve and...