Housing Market Set To Reopen

From today estate agents’ offices can open; viewings are permitted; show homes can open; removal companies and the other essential parts of the sales and letting process are re-started with immediate effect. Since lockdown restrictions were implemented in March, an estimated 450,000 people have been unable to progress their plans to move house. All buyers…

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How to bring employees back from furlough

Many employers’ thoughts are now turning to bringing employees back into the workplace and taking them off the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Scheme), and we have received enquiries from employers about this subject.  Asking what the process is, whether they have to serve notice and if there is a standard letter they must send. Despite…

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Farnworth Rose: Family Department Update

Our aim, during this difficult time, is to ensure continuity of business and to maintain high standards of service. We would, therefore, like to update all clients as to where matters currently stand. We are designated as Keyworkers, as we undertake Court hearings (which are ongoing), and the stated aim of the Family Justice system…

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Pension Sharing on Divorce – A Fairer Way?

In 2014 a study on the treatment of pensions in divorce found a substantial proportion of potentially unfair financial outcomes. Of 369 court files used in the study 80% included at least one relevant pension and yet only 14% contained a pension sharing order. Family law specialists confirmed that offsetting pensions against other capital assets…

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Discounted Legal Services for Keyworkers

Farnworth Rose are pleased to announce that for the months of April, May and June we are offering a 10% discount on all legal services for keyworkers. “The last few weeks have demonstrated just how important the key workers of this country are and we would like to acknowledge that by offering them a reduced…

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