Solicitors in Essex

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Businesses may be entitled to insurance pay-out after important judgment
November 2020

A new judgment at the High Court has clarified that policyholders denied business interruption (BI) insurance claims due to COVID-19 may be due compensation. Continue reading...

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A failure to follow redundancy rules could cost businesses dearly
November 2020

The Government has confirmed the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) just hours before it was due to close on 31 October, as a new national lockdown in England was announced. But how will this affect employers? Continue reading...

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Here to help during these extraordinary times
November 2020

The situation surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected us all in many different ways but it is not affecting our ability to fulfil our clients’ needs.  At Palmers Solicitors, the health and well-being of our clients, visitors and colleagues continues to be paramount. Continue reading...

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Government extends furlough scheme and provides a boost to SEISS
November 2020

As businesses deal with the impact of yet another national lockdown in England, the Chancellor has taken further steps to protect jobs, businesses and the self-employed by announcing additional changes to the Government’s financial support measures. Continue reading...

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National Lockdown – Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and Business Support Update
November 2020

The Government has extended the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) following the announcement of new Coronavirus restrictions in England from Thursday 5 November 2020 to Wednesday 2 December 2020, which will require many businesses to close. Continue reading...

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Construction firms may be entitled to insurance pay-out after important judgment
October 2020

A new judgment at the High Court has clarified that policyholders denied business interruption (BI) insurance claims due to COVID-19 may be due compensation. Continue reading...

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A failure to follow redundancy rules could cost construction and engineering firms dearly
October 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – which had paid furloughed workers 80 per cent of their salary, up to a maximum of £2,500 per month – comes to an end on 31 October. Continue reading...

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Covid-19 ‘stay at home’ measures result in greater awareness of neighbour troubles
October 2020

During the past few months, the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in many of us spending additional time at home – either as a result of self-isolation or the introduction of working from home measures. Continue reading...

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Number of Power of Attorney arrangements continues to increase
October 2020

The number of people in the UK putting Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) arrangements in place has continued to increase in 2020, with more than 200,000 submitted in the first quarter of this year. Continue reading...

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New Help to Buy scheme set to launch as buyers given longer to complete purchases
October 2020

A new version of the Help to Buy Scheme is set to launch in the coming months, while buyers using the existing scheme have been given longer to complete transactions that have been disrupted by the Coronavirus crisis. Continue reading...

Coronavirus/Covid-19

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