As of 28 September 2020, temporary legislation will provide that the witnessing of Wills may take place via video conferencing facilities.Read More
Following the announcement this week that people should 'work from home if they can', Sarah Lee looks at the steps businesses have taken to be 'COVID-secure' and what employers should bear in mind when determining if employees should work from home or if they need to be in the workplace.Read More
In response to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Government introduced new legislation, known as The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, fast-tracking amendments to the existing corporate restructuring and insolvency framework. Amongst the temporary changes introduced was the restriction on the use of Statutory Demands and Winding up Petitions.Read More
Settlement Agreements are often agreed with senior management and directors when employment comes to an end but what needs to be considered within the agreement and how can you negotiate to achieve the best outcome? Nick Rowe, Head of Employment at BPE discusses the support the Employment team can offer if you have received a Settlement Agreement or are potentially about to have your employment terminated.Read More
The Kickstart Jobs Scheme launched on 2 September 2020 to fund 6-month work placements for young people aged between 16 and 24 who are at risk of long term unemploymentRead More
BPE Solicitors has further strengthened its Private Wealth team throughout lockdown with the recruitment of three additional lawyers. The Private Wealth team now boasts four Partners with Clare Young and Peter Tyrrell leading the team, well as two Associates and two Solicitors.