Vaccinations and employees

12th Nov 2021

It is now mandatory for people working or volunteering in certain care homes in England to be vaccinated against Covid-19, unless they are exempt. The law, which applies from 11 November 2021, will be welcomed by many. But the idea of compulsory vaccination isn’t something that sits well with...

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Disputing a Will

22nd Oct 2021

When a person prepares their Will, they have a legitimate expectation that the wishes they have expressed will be carried through. They will usually have thought long and hard about how they would like their assets dealt with after their death, earmarking certain possessions for family members or fr...

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Flexible working and the pandemic

15th Oct 2021

It seems it’s taken a pandemic to show just how adaptable we can all be to different ways of living our lives. The workplace is one environment that has undergone huge change. The idea of flexible working has been elevated in the minds, aims and needs of employees and employers. But it remain...

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Furlough’s finished - so what next?

8th Oct 2021

As September drew to an end, so did the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Always intended to be a temporary measure to preserve jobs during the pandemic, furlough has been relied on significantly by UK employers and employees. According to the government, 11.6 million jobs have b...

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Can I change my child’s name?

10th Sep 2021

A person’s name usually carries much greater significance than a collection of letters written on a dotted line. A name is a personal identity. It’s why some parents agonise over what to call their baby, how to continue the passing down of a family name, and – increasingly frequent...

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