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Extension to deadline for registering charges at Companies House

Abbey Jones
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In response to the challenges faced by companies to maintain their filing requirements caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, new regulations have been published to extend various filing deadlines. On 26 June 2020, the Companies etc. (Filing Requirements)...

People on paternity and maternity leave exempt from cut-off date

Chris Amys
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People on paternity and maternity leave exempt from the 10 th June 2020 cut-off date In their most recent update to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Government stated the last day new individuals can be placed on furlough will be 10 th June...

COVID-19 and Wedding Cancellations

Jessica McSorley
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A question of particular importance to anyone who was due to get married this year will be whether or not they can cancel their wedding and claim a refund. The answer to this question is very much dependent on the terms and conditions which were agreed. It...

Farming for the future - getting the balance right

Sally Smith
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The farming community is often concerned about passing down the family farm to the next generation and what this means in the often-complex world of inheritance tax.  The key points that many miss are that farms, or parts of farms, can benefit from the...

Breathing Space for Coronavirus Impacted Businesses: The New Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

Clare Lang
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The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill had its second reading in Parliament on Wednesday 3rd June and should come into force very soon, the Government having squeezed the approval process - which would normally take over a year - into just six...

Looking to move house? Your questions answered

Javed Ahmed
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Can I still move house? The government has stated that; “People are free to move home, however the process of finding and moving into a new home is likely to be different, as those involved in the process will need to adapt practices and...

I know who I want to inherit, but how should they inherit?

William Rowe
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William Rowe , Associate Solicitor in the Wills and Probate Team at mfg Solicitors' Telford office, explains what important points to consider when making a Will Recent events concerning the Coronavirus pandemic have given many people time to pause for...

Is an Option Right for You?

Alexandra Phillips
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Despite the current COVID-19 lockdown situation, farmers are still being approached by developers asking for an ‘option’ to buy some of their land subject to obtaining planning permission. Many farmers and landowners may be in the same situation...

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