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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.


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).


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.


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 known impacts


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.


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.


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.


Practical Jokes are no laughing matter.

Practical Jokes are no laughing matter.

10/11/2020

A recent case at the High Court, Chell v Tarmac Cement and Lime Ltd [2020] EWHC 2613 (QB), has provided some guidance on the vicarious liability of an employer for injuries caused by a practical joke carried out by an employee.


Play cafe opens in Stockton town centre

Play cafe opens in Stockton town centre

09/11/2020

A Teesside businesswoman has realised her career ambition by opening a play-cafe in Stockton town centre with the help of legal specialists, Jacksons Law Firm.


Furlough Scheme | Variation of Contracts

Furlough Scheme | Variation of Contracts

08/10/2020

As we all know, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (aka the “furlough” scheme) ends on 31st October 2020. In its place, Rishi Sunak is introducing the Job Support Scheme with effect from 1st November 2020 to assist employees in “viable” jobs to return to work with government support.


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