Kiri Kkoshi, Head of Real Estate at Healys LLP, provides some advice to those in the process of buying and selling a home during the Coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading →
We would like to reassure our clients and future clients that we are still able to take instructions to complete your Will, so please do get in touch with us if you would like to discuss completing your Will with us. Continue reading →
The Home Office Covid 19 Guidance states that Chinese nationals in the UK, who have been compliant with the conditions of their visa/leave before the pandemic outbreak, but whose visas have expired between 24 January 2020 and 30 March 2020, will automatically have their visas extended until 31 March 2020. There is no need for a visa holder to do anything. Therefore, for example, if you are a Chinese student or visitor in the UK, you will be permitted to stay in the UK until 31 March 2020, according to this guidance. Continue reading →
In a situation of great uncertainty, employers need to focus on maintaining their employees’ trust and confidence by demonstrating effective leadership, following Government guidance and by acting reasonably in what is an unprecedented and evolving crisis. Continue reading →
The Home Office have today announced a further extension of visa expiry or leave to remain. If individuals are unable to return to their home country before their leave or visa expires because of Covid 19 travel restrictions then their leave to remain or visa is to be extended to 31 May 2020.
Sopra Steria, the Home Office’s appointed commercial partner for obtaining biometric data for immigration applications, has announced that it is to close 31 of its UK Visa & Citizenship Application Service Centres (UKVCAS). The reason given by Sopra Steria for the closures is that these sites are operated in local authority libraries which have been ordered to close by the government because of the risk posed by the Covid 19 Virus. Continue reading →
If you are concerned about the enforceability of your business agreements in light of the Covid-19 outbreak then you need to take a close look at the terms of your commercial contracts. Continue reading →
Healys LLP is monitoring developments concerning Covid-19 to ensure the wellbeing and health of its staff and clients, in line with current guidelines from Public Health England. Our offices remain open but a number of people are working remotely and we will continue to meet our clients’ needs. In the event we are required to close, we will continue to provide a service as best and practicably as possible. Continue reading →