How useful is a guardianship clause in a Will?

A Will isn’t purely a document to deal with the distribution of property after death. It’s also an opportunity to provide for relatives and dependents. If you have children under the age of 18 then a guardianship clause in your Will could be essential. What is a guardianship clause? If you have children under the…

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Pendle Property Market Back with a Bang

Nelson Law Firm Farnworth Rose has seen a dramatic increase in the number of new residential property instructions received over the last four weeks since lockdown restrictions were eased. The department has already provided twice the number of quotes in June compared with the whole of May. Janet Lalor, Director commented: “It’s fair to say…

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Guidance on flexible furlough issued

Late last week the government issued its guidance on how the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will operate and how flexible furlough arrangements will work from 1 July 2020. The key points to note are: Only employees who had been furloughed for a minimum of 3 weeks prior to 30 June 2020 are eligible to…

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Settlement Agreements – Can any Solicitor provide advice?

A settlement agreement is a legally binding contract which brings an employment contract to an end on agreed terms. You are required to take independent legal advice before signing a settlement agreement, but the question is can any Solicitor provide this advice? In theory the answer is yes you can take advice from any regulated…

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