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Free Wills for Black Country NHS Frontline Staff

To our NHS frontline staff:  You’re playing your part. We want to say “Thank You.” The COVID-19 or coronavirus crisis is unprecedented. Yet NHS staff responded selflessly and without a second thought for themselves. We want to show...

COVID-19 - experiencing issues and need help with your child arrangements?

We are currently living in very difficult and unprecedented times. Covid-19 is impacting all walks of life and the Family Courts are understandably currently prioritising those cases where a child faces the imminent risk of harm, or emergency cases...

COVID-19 - Furlough Leave

Furlough leave - retaining jobs and basic income The government has announced an unprecedented range of financial measures to assist businesses and their employees during these troubled times.  The latest round of initiatives announced on Friday,...

Coronavirus: FAQs and tips for employers

On 30 January 2020 coronavirus (COVID -19) was declared a global health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organisation.  The risk in the UK of coronavirus has moved from low to moderate, with approximately 87 cases now confirmed...

Avoiding a tenancy deposit dispute

Avoiding a tenancy deposit dispute starts at the beginning of a tenancy - are you prepared? Our previous article,  on the Tenant & Fees Act 2019, touched on the Deposit Cap and the fact that this can no longer exceed the equivalent of five...

Love is in the air!

February is a month synonymous with love, perhaps even more so during a leap year!  According to some customs, the 29 th February is a day when women propose to men, rather than the other way around, as is traditional.  There are various...

New year, new decade, new resolution - what will you do in 2020?

Not just a new year, but a new decade too!  It’s that time again when everyone looks to a fresh new year and we resolve to do all the things we meant to do last year, and the year before, and the year before that – whether it’s...

Landmark judgment in million pound inheritance battle

Head of Dispute Resolution at Talbots Law, Jagdip Bains, who was instructed by Ian Parsonage the son of the late Beryl Parsonage, successfully obtained an order in the High Court after being engaged in a 3 year battle over the validity of Beryl’s...

Claudia's Law

A new law is being introduced today, following the case of the missing chef, Claudia Lawrence. Claudia was reported missing in March 2009 and in accordance with the Presumption of Death Act 2013 her family had to wait 7 years to be able to register as...

What landlords need to know about the Tenant Fees Act

With effect from 1st June 2019 most fees charged by Landlords and Agents are banned or referred to as  Prohibited Payments . These bans cover most tenancies, including Assured Shorthold Tenancies. Here’s what the changes mean: Late Payment of...