Coronavirus – what should I do as an Employer?

Due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19), employers are facing challenges to protect employees and provide the correct up-to-date advice. The outbreak has led to a number of questions for employers on how they approach issues including handling absences and those working from home. It is vital that employers keep staff fully up-to-date on their…

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Could the risk of flooding affect buying a home?

After devastating recent storms across the country caused widespread flooding, official figures have revealed that one in 10 of all new homes in England since 2013 have been built on land at the highest risk of flooding. The number of properties built in high-risk areas annually has more than doubled in recent years, with more…

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Farnworth Rose celebrates International Women’s Day

Sunday 8th March 2020 marked International Women’s Day with events across the globe calling for a gender-equal world. International Women’s Day can be traced back to 1908 when 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter working hours, better pay and the right to vote. By 1910, the idea to make the day international…

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Farnworth Rose receive Cyber Essentials Certification

Farnworth Rose Solicitors have once again been successful in reaching the standards required for the Cyber Essentials Certification. The Cyber Essentials scheme is a cyber security standard, which organisations can be assessed and certified against. It identifies the security controls that an organisation must have in place within their IT systems in order to have…

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No-fault divorce update: Is the ‘blame game’ set to end?

Divorce law in England and Wales could be set for a major overhaul with proposals for couples to no longer be required to prove fault to get divorced. The government first announced proposals to reform divorce law in April 2019 in an attempt to simplify the divorce process. The proposed divorce reforms were delayed due…

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