We are now a week into being able to claim funds for furloughing employees. Now that the system has settled down here are some comments on the questions that you are asking: “If I am made redundant or dismissed, will my notice pay be based on my furlough pay?” Answer: Conventional opinion is that notice … Continued
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Ian Pearson talks about the new furlough scheme.
During this unprecedented time, when the most important issue is the health, wellbeing and safety of us all, we would like to reassure you of the measures we have put in place to ensure that your contact and relationship with the firm and its members of staff are maintained. As you will appreciate, the position … Continued
Updated 23.03.20 Coronavirus (COVID-19) is from the family of viruses which include the common cold. It is highly contagious but, in most cases, causes only mild, flu-like symptoms. However, it is more serious for people who are elderly or those that have diabetes, cancer or chronic lung diseases. Mortality rates are estimated to be at just … Continued
The recent Queen’s Speech tackled the issue of tips and the fact that restaurant staff often do not see the money given to them by a grateful customer. This is partly a result of our cashless society whereby most people pay by card rather than cash and are unable to tip the waiter or waitress … Continued
A new vacancy has arisen within the Business Support Team in our Bridgwater office. Would ideally suit a college leaver seeking a career within an office environment. Duties will include assisting with the following: legal cashiering, marketing, general admin duties, covering reception and also covering in other offices. The ideal candidate should have at least … Continued
Our new office will be opening soon in Wellington – watch this space!
Ruth Wijay, our Chartered Legal Executive in our Exeter Office talks about the importance of Lasting Powers of Attorney. Several years ago a family member in her 60’s started to have some balance and memory issues and was later diagnosed with Vascular Dementia. In this case she had made a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) … Continued
We are extremely pleased to announce that Claire Lovett, who has been a partner with the firm for over 2 years now, has this week joined us full time in order to head-up our property team. Claire has a wealth of both residential and commercial property experience gained from her days at Ashfords Solictors where … Continued
David Satchell of AmicusLaw Solicitors is urging people to check their eligibility for a lasting power of attorney (LPA) fee refund, after almost two million people were overcharged by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) between 2013 and 2017. Claimants can expect to receive a refund of up to £54, with any accrued interested … Continued