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23
Feb 2021

Section: Wills & Probate

Digital Assets & Will Planning

Following the Law Society’s suggestion of including ’digital assets’ in a Will, we have put together a brief overview of why it is important to think about this. Firstly, what are digital assets? Whilst there is no definition of digital assets, they include items such as photographs, videos, online subscriptions, social media, online accounts such…

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22
Feb 2021

Section: Regulatory Services

Personal Data & Europe

The confirmation of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at the end of 2020 has implications for businesses who process personal data from the EU and when data is transferred from the UK to Europe or processed in Europe. Before Brexit, as the UK was part of the EU, it was permissible to freely transfer…

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22
Feb 2021

Section: Property

Business tenancies and the COVID-19 pandemic

Business tenancies and the COVID-19 pandemic The global pandemic has impacted upon business tenancies in such a way as to prevent certain action from being taken, except by way of an agreement between a landlord and a tenant. Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 gives protection to tenants, in relevant business tenancies, from the…

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22
Feb 2021

Section: Property Litigation

Residential evictions and the COVID-19 pandemic

On 11 January 2021 The Public Health (Coronavirus) (Protection from Eviction) (England) Regulations 2021 came into force. Subject to some exemptions, these regulations prevented attendance at a dwelling house until 22 February 2021, for the purpose of delivering a notice of eviction or executing a writ or warrant of possession in England. On 14 February…

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18
Feb 2021

Section: Family Law

Child Arrangement Orders

When parents separate, it is important that they start discussions early on about how they will share the care of their children to try and ensure that settled arrangements can be established as soon as possible. If it isn’t possible for an agreement to be reached either between themselves, through solicitors or via mediation then…

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16
Feb 2021

Section: Employer Services

Beach Money for Employees: Extreme Remote Working

Bestselling self-development books such as The Four-Hour Work Week (T Ferriss) and Beach Money (J Adler) aim to promote and recommend the freedom and flexibility of working time, and also make a compelling argument for breaking down geographical boundaries of where an employee should work from.  The development of technology and improved internet in most…

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