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  • The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill in light of COVID-19

    | Jun 03, 2020
    the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill (CIGB) which is likely to come into force in late June. Whilst an overhaul of insolvency legislation had been scheduled, the Bill was rushed through to provide both permanent and temporary legislation to those struggling as a result of COVID-19.
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  • Can you afford to avoid Alternative Dispute Resolution?

    | May 29, 2020
    The Judgment on costs following the trial of Richard Wales and (1) CBRE and (2) AVIVA, will act as a timely reminder to all litigators and their clients of the risk of unreasonably refusing to agree to Alternative Dispute Resolution (or ‘ADR’) such as mediating and offers of settlement.
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  • Spratt Endicott mentioned in Salinger on Factoring preface

    | May 28, 2020
    The Sixth Edition of Salinger on Factoring was recently published. This key work is the leading authority in invoice finance and is used by many of our clients Spratt Endicott are very fortunate and proud to have been mentioned in the preface.
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  • What you need to know about the Bank of Mum & Dad

    | May 07, 2020
    Although it is not new for parents to support children when making property purchases, the average amount gifted or loaned has increased by almost 30% in the past 12 months alone. For parents this represents a significant investment and they should consider the basis upon which they wish to make this contribution.
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  • A fast legal probate service: Amendments to probate services in the light of COVID-19

    | Apr 24, 2020
    Two measures now in place mean that we, on your behalf as Executors, can obtain the Grant of Probate more quickly.
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  • Support for domestic abuse victims during lockdown

    | Apr 22, 2020
    As the UK Government last week announced an extension of lockdown measures for at least three more weeks, many thousands of victims of domestic abuse face a situation where they will be trapped at home with their abuser with no viable end date in sight. Spratt Endicott’s specialist family law team are here to support you throughout the ongoing lockdown.
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  • Can self-build projects continue during COVID-19 lockdown?

    | Apr 16, 2020
    Many self-builders work to very tight budgets and timescales, and the unprecedented steps that the government have taken to reduce the spread of COVID-19 have inevitably left people in a state of limbo. There are several considerations that should be made as the situation continues to develop that we have outlined below
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  • Varying maintenance payments as result of a change in your income

    | Apr 09, 2020
    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have seen a change to their income for a series of reasons including: reduced hours, redundancy, pay cuts, furlough leave or a reduction in self-employed income.
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  • The financial impact of the Coronavirus Crisis

    | Apr 08, 2020
    It is inevitable that most, if not all, businesses will experience financial difficulties through this pandemic, as a result of forced closures and social distancing measures. On 28 March 2020, the Government announced a package of measures aimed to help struggling companies through the crisis.
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  • Coronavirus considerations for business owners

    | Apr 08, 2020
    Following the outbreak of Coronavirus, there are a number of regular day-to-day administrative business activities which will be impacted.
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