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Family Law Bulletin 1: Domestic Abuse Reform

The government’s re-introduction of the Domestic Abuse Bill in parliament on 3 March 2020 was widely welcomed by charities, the judiciary and family law professionals.There are a reported 2.4 million

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Turning Point in Divorce: The End of the Blame Game!

After more than 30 years campaigning for “no fault divorces”, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill finally received Royal Assent on 30 June meaning that separating couples no longer need to

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Parfitt Cresswell Weekly Employment Law Bulletin 5

Much of the news at present centres around the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with many employers considering redundancies as a result.  During this period it is likely that there will

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Congratulations to Allison Tompkins

We are delighted to announce that our very own Allison Tompkins of our Haywards Heath team has been recognised by STEP for the Excellence Awards 2020 in the latest cohort of winners having achieved one

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New Code of Practice for commercial property relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic

Over the last 3 months we at Parfitt Cresswell have been advising landlords and tenants on the different ways in which they can help each other deal with the shocks caused by the pandemic. Our advice has

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Parfitt Cresswell Weekly Employment Law Bulletin 4

This is the fourth and final bulletin in our series highlighting some of the key issues that employers are likely to face when returning to work following lockdown. This week we focus on potential changes

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Flexible Furlough Bulletin

On Friday evening, the government announced further details on the Flexible Furlough Scheme and how this will operate from 1 July onwards.As confirmed in our previous bulletin, it is now no longer possible

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Parfitt Cresswell Monthly Commercial Property Bulletin 1

With the June quarter day approaching this month both landlords and tenants of commercial premises will no doubt be concerned as to whether the rents due under their lease will or can be paid. This is

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Parfitt Cresswell Weekly Employment Law Bulletin 3

Changes to Furlough (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) announced on 29 May 2020On 12 May 2020 the Chancellor announced an extension to the CJRS until October 2020, with a requirement that employers would

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Parfitt Cresswell Weekly Employment Law Bulletin 2

Health and Safety requirements upon returning to workLast week the government announced their plans for a gradual easing of lockdown with many employees encouraged to start returning to the workplace.

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