In these uncertain times many individuals and businesses are facing a range of challenges from the sudden coronavirus pandemic.
The UK government continues to implement measures to alleviate financial pressures including the supply of emergency funds, the deferment of tax, and government backed guarantees. However it is unavoidable that many businesses will face uncertainty and challenging circumstances ahead.
Healys LLP remains fully operational and we are able to provide necessary legal services in these difficult times. This includes emergency assistance regarding employment, immigration, insolvency and Wills and Trusts, as well as our usual legal assistance in relation to litigation (including “no win no fee” arrangements), real estate, corporate, commercial and media and IP.
Throughout this period, our staff will all be contactable during usual working hours (9:00-17:00) via email, direct telephone lines and mobiles. Click here to find one of our dedicated legal team today.
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Our latest blog posts, which can be found here, provide updates of the latest guidance and legislation, and contain useful tips and advice to support you, your families and your business.
During the coronavirus pandemic, we have seen an increase in the number of enquiries from people who have urgent queries regarding making a Will and powers of attorney. Healys Wills & Probate team are currently working remotely and are here to assist you during these difficult times with any enquiries of this nature. We provide a high quality service and as a leading national law firm, have an outstanding reputation for achieving the best outcomes for our clients.
For more information, visit our latest guide here.
The coronavirus job retention scheme is a temporary scheme that started on 1 March 2020 and has been extended and varied on several occasions since. This scheme is aimed at employers who cannot maintain their current workforce because their operations have been severely affected by Covid 19.
All employers are eligible to claim under the scheme, although it is primarily designed to help those whose operations have been severely affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to retain their employees and protect the UK economy.
For more information, visit our dedicated webpage and FAQs here.
15th June 2021
If your property has been compulsorily purchased by a public authority to make way for an infrastructure project, you should be entitled to compensation. As one case showed, however, such claims are subject to a strict time limit and lodging them at the last possible moment is an unnecessary gamble that you may well not win. Continue reading »
Road accidents happen in seconds, but discerning where responsibility lies for them can be a highly complex matter. In a striking case on point, a negligent driver, a site contractor, a demolition coordinator and a traffic management company each bore a share of the blame for a collision that left a pedestrian gravely injured. Continue reading »
2nd June 2021
Changes have now been introduced to the amount of compensation you receive if you have been involved in a road traffic accident after 31 May 2021, and you have suffered a “whiplash” type injury. Continue reading »
25th May 2021
Healys are pleased to announce that Robert Johnson, partner and Head of Professional Negligence, has been shortlisted to win an award for Professional Negligence in the Client Choice awards 2021. Continue reading »
Many business owners have lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) in case they are prevented from managing a business, for example due to illness. Continue reading »
21st January 2021
Non-competition clauses are often found in employment contracts and are known as restrictive covenants. A non-competition restriction prevents an employee from working for a competitor for a certain time period
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21st December 2020
The Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Scheme) that has helped businesses and protected jobs since the beginning of the pandemic, has been extended until the end of April 2021. Continue reading »
25th September 2020
What is going to happen after the Furlough Scheme ends? Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has revealed details this week of his Job Support Scheme that will replace Furlough when it closes on 31 October 2020. The scheme’s focus is to keep people in employment and to minimise unemployment in the UK. Continue reading »
16th July 2020
Football seasons worldwide have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and some clubs have inevitably been left feeling hard done by. In a unique High Court case, the response to the crisis of the Football Association of Wales (FA Wales) came under intense judicial scrutiny. Continue reading »