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Private Client Services
Probate applications online
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the pace of change in the access to and provision of legal services. The process of making probate applications both by individuals and legal professionals has been changing over the last few years, especially so with the introduction of an online application portal for professionals and standardised application forms for…
Private Client Services
Our Will service for you during Coronavirus
It’s “business as usual” at Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors but with even more ways of getting in touch with us and meeting with us to make or update your Will. Covid 19 has brought about an increase in the number of people wishing to update their Wills or make a new Will. Face to face meetings…
How to avoid redundancies as the CJRS draws to an end?
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS ) was introduced by the government on 20 March 2020 and provided a lifeline to all businesses that have been impacted by COVID 19 and the restrictions imposed by the government to try and control the spread of the virus. As from the 1 July 2020 the CJRS allowed…
Harsh and uncertain times for commercial Tenants and Landlords
Most commercial landlords are proactive, they will understand their tenants’ business, and they will be in regular contact with their tenants to find a way through the next few months. Where there are ‘sound’ tenants who need a little assistance during the months of lockdown, there is no harm in the Landlord and Tenant finding…
Construction & Development
Contractual terms continue to operate in these unprecedented times
As businesses continue to adjust to how the Coronavirus outbreak impacts works on construction projects, issues could arise that rapidly escalate into disputes between businesses. Communication is important as the relevant parties focus on practical solutions where problems arise in order to try to work things out in a spirit of mutual goodwill and cooperation.…
changes to IR35 for the private sector
It had been intended that the off-payroll IR35 working rules would change as of the 6 April 2020 but in light of Covid 19 this has now been delayed until 6 April 2012. This has come as a welcome relief to those affected by the changes. When it does come in to for the change…