Registering Lasting Powers of Attorney

Registering Lasting Powers of Attorney

Solicitors registering lasting powers of attorney could be compelled to complete the process through the government’s digital channel under proposals to reform the LPA process published recently. Compulsion is among the options suggested to reduce the 6% error rate in applications from solicitors, as well as to save the cost of handling paper. These proposals appear … Read more

National Minimum Wage and Sick Pay

National Minimum Wage – Current rates These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage. The rates change every April. Year 25 and over 21 to 24 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice April 2019 (current rate) £8.21 £7.70 £6.15 £4.35 £3.90 April 2020 £8.72 £8.20 £6.45 £4.55 £4.15 Coronavirus and … Read more

CORONAVIRUS AND CONTRACTS: FORCE MAJEURE

The outbreak of coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) is having a significant impact on the ability of businesses to perform their contracts. As of 03 March 2020 there have been 2809 cases reported and 56 deaths. It is very likely to get much worse in the UK before it gets better. Businesses have to be … Read more

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