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10/08/2020

Coronavirus – protecting you and your family

Charlene Vilia

We all want to protect our loved ones during this strange and uncertain time. Many people continue to work from home, schools are due to reopen but we’ve see local lockdowns and tighter restrictions in some areas.

So what steps can you put in place to protect yourself and your loved ones?

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10/08/2020

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Chris Taylor

chris taylor

What’s your favourite kind of coffee?

Black coffee. Chocolatey, nutty flavours are my favourite. When I can, I try to grind my own as I love the smell of freshly ground coffee and I you can really get the different flavours across coffees.

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10/08/2020

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Victoria Horsfield

victoria horsfield

What’s your favourite kind of coffee?

I don’t actually like coffee! I am definitely more of a tea woman.

If you could have a coffee with anyone who would it be and why?

Sir David Attenborough because we share the same passion for... Read More


06/08/2020

How long does it take to buy a property? Everything you need to know.

Chris Brierley

Buying a new home is exciting, but you may be anxious about how long the process could take from start to finish. Understanding how long you can expect to wait before you get the keys to your new home can help you to plan both practically and financially. In this post, we set out an estimated duration for each stage... Read More


05/08/2020

Renewing a commercial lease - what can be negotiated?

James  Burgess

Most commercial lease renewals are governed by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and the rules can be complicated and confusing. However, if your commercial lease is up for renewal, you want to ensure you get the most favourable terms for your business. In this post, we look at the key things to consider when looking... Read More


03/08/2020

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Zahra Nawaz

Zahra Nawaz

What’s your favourite kind of coffee?

A skinny caramel latte

If you could have a coffee with anyone who would it be?

I would quite like to have coffee with Michelle Obama as I think she's really interesting and we'd have a good... Read More


03/08/2020

Could this signal the end of conveyancing paperwork?

Chris Brierley

On 27th July 2020 HM Land Registry started to accept electronic signatures which signals the possibility for the entire conveyancing process to be done electronically.

Chris Brierley, Head of Residential Property at Eaton Smith commented; “HM Land Registry has removed the last austere requirements to print... Read More


23/07/2020

What should you do if your job is redundant and you are pregnant, on maternity, adoption or shared parental leave?

Irina Polyakova

When making redundancies if any of the potentially redundant employees are pregnant or on maternity, adoption or shared parental leave, employers must be careful to avoid discrimination, and the employee may have a priority right to any suitable alternative vacancies in preference to other candidates. However,... Read More


23/07/2020

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Lewis Holroyd

Lewis holroyd

What’s your favourite kind of coffee?

Latte, two sugars! I don’t have any preference for which coffee shop I visit though.

If you could have a coffee with anyone who would it be?

Christopher Schindler, Huddersfield... Read More


22/07/2020

Holiday entitlement, pay and furlough - what are my employees entitled to?

Lewis Holroyd

COVID-19 has caused unprecedented challenges for employers. You may have furloughed many of your staff members, but you still need to navigate holiday pay and leave entitlement. In this article, we look at how holiday entitlement and pay apply during the coronavirus outbreak. This guide is designed for employers... Read More


15/07/2020

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Karen Roberts

Karen Roberts

Associate Solicitor, Family Law

What’s your favourite kind of coffee?

Spanish- café solo, in the warm sun, watching the eagles soar against bright blue skies.

If you could have a coffee with anyone who would it be?

Fleabag,... Read More


13/07/2020

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James  Burgess

James Burgess

Commercial Property Partner

What’s your favourite kind of coffee?

If I’m going to be totally honest… pumpkin spice latte.

If you could have a coffee with anyone who would it be?

Anyone who doesn’t mind sitting across from me... Read More