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Yearly Archives: 2020

Jacksons Law Firm advises Teesside forensic professionals with new App

Jacksons Law Firm advises Teesside forensic professionals with new App

14/12/2020

The Corporate and Commercial team at Jacksons Law Firm recently supported Teesside based Crime Scene Assist with the roll-out of their new forensic awareness app, Crime Scene Assistant. Front-line responders are required to enter potential crime scenes in extremely pressured circumstances, often, with limited Forensic Awareness training . When that initial emergency is over, investigators […]


Coronavirus (COVID-19)-business interruption insurance

Coronavirus (COVID-19)-business interruption insurance

04/12/2020

The Coronavirus pandemic lockdown measures have resulted in significant numbers of UK business having to temporarily close down or drastically reduce their operation.  This has caused considerable loss of income and other damage – and will continue to do so as long as the virus persists, and new and varied restrictions are introduced in response. […]


Carrying over holiday

Carrying over holiday

03/12/2020

One of the employment side-effects of coronavirus has been a change to the rules governing the carrying forward of annual leave. In certain circumstances, a worker can carry forward up to 4 weeks holiday entitlement into the next two leave years. However, as always, the devil is in the detail; to understand the permissible circumstances, […]


Commercial Property – Landlords adapting to change during and after the pandemic

Commercial Property – Landlords adapting to change during and after the pandemic

25/11/2020

Covid 19 has had a negative impact on several industries and commercial property landlords have had to adapt. Many have had to deal with their tenant’s cash flow issues and, moving forward many commercial property landlords will be looking at their portfolios to ensure that it is appropriate and diverse enough for this ever-changing world. […]


Extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

23/11/2020

For many of us, the recent weeks have brought some semblance of good news in one form or another: Joe Biden winning the US election, Pfizer, Moderna and now Oxford University/AtraZeneca developing effective coronavirus vaccines, and the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). This latter development came as a bit of a surprise, […]


Charity expansion goes ahead despite challenging times

Charity expansion goes ahead despite challenging times

18/11/2020

North East Charity, Teesside Hospice, recently made the decision to press ahead with its expansion plans despite uncertainty within the sector. The move was made possible with the help of commercial property solicitor, Sophie Watson, from Jacksons Law Firm and saw the charity open its retail shop at Vale House in Thornaby Pavilion Shopping Centre […]


Parental Responsibility: What is it, and how do I get it?

Parental Responsibility: What is it, and how do I get it?

17/11/2020

I wrote a blog a few weeks ago when, I explored the options available to couples whose weddings had been delayed due to the first lockdown, and with lockdown 2 now upon us and weddings once again out of the question until at least 2nd December, it is important to be aware of the lesser […]


Jacksons supports Will Aid month

Jacksons supports Will Aid month

16/11/2020

This November, Jacksons Law Firm is participating in Will Aid, and the take up has been astonishing, reaching full capacity within days. The scheme is simple. Instead of paying a solicitor to write your will, you make a voluntary donation to Will Aid, who represents several well-known charities. The suggested donation is £100 for a […]


Capitol Gains: Break Clauses and Conditions Precedent

Capitol Gains: Break Clauses and Conditions Precedent

16/11/2020

For millions of employees, 2020 has been the year of home working. It has become an ordinary part of our lives and for many it seems to have been a positive experience, offering a degree of flexibility. One legacy of the pandemic is likely to be more flexible working, and this, in turn is likely […]


Jacksons advises PD Ports on waste to energy project

Jacksons advises PD Ports on waste to energy project

10/11/2020

PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport, has entered into an agreement with Wentworth Clean Power Limited (WCP) to bring a £230 million, state-of-the-art, waste-to-energy project to Teesside. WCP, developers of advanced waste-to-energy projects in the UK, together with its partners, will develop, finance and deliver the project on Dockside Road, to the south of […]


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