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Debt Recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic

The management of cash flow is imperative to ensure the successful operation of every company/business, regardless of its size.  Talbots Law’s Debt Recovery and Dispute Resolution team have been extremely busy over the past few months both in...

Lockdown 2021 Child Arrangements - what now?

Following yesterday's lockdown announcement by the PM, we have received numerous queries from people who are worried about the contact/care arrangements for their children. In March 2020 the Government and top Judges set out clear guidance for...

Modern day slavery

What are employers' obligations and how can they help to eradicate modern day slavery? The history of slavery spans many cultures, nationalities and religions from ancient times to modern day. Many people believe slavery is a thing of the past but...

What is a right of way?

A right of way (also known as an “easement over land”), gives a person (or people) the right to use a part of land that is owned by someone else, in a specific way, or for a particular purpose, despite the fact that they don’t own it. ...

Mirror wills - reflecting on the alternatives

Mirror wills are wills made by two partners where both wills leave all of their property in the same way. This usually means leaving everything to each other and then dividing the funds on the second death between children. In the case of a couple with one...

Changes to National Living and Minimum Wage

Chancellor Rishi Sunak recently announced increases to both the National Living and Minimum Wage. There will be an increase of 19p for the National Living Wage (NLW), unfortunately this was 3.4% lower than expected. However from April 2021 the NLW will be...

Tips to tackle workplace bullying

Anti-Bullying Week came to an end on Friday and finished with the disclosure that Home Secretary Priti Patel had breached the Ministerial Code by bullying staff at the Home Office, according to an internal government report. It is important that employees...

Accident at work?

If you have an accident at work, do you know what your rights are?  Accidents happen – but what if another person’s negligence is directly responsible for an accident or serious injury?  At Talbots Law our experience helps innocent...

Have you started a new business during lockdown?

The majority of people will agree that 2020 has been both an unprecedented and unpredictable year. For many of us, our lives were effectively put on hold during the first lockdown and it was during this time where a large number of us participated in a...

Settlement Agreements

Has your employer offered you a settlement agreement as an alternative to redundancy? Are you unsure whether to accept it? Are you looking for advice and assistance? Due to the impact of Covid-19 on businesses across the UK and with the furlough scheme...
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