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Webinar – Divorce and financial planning

Webinar – Divorce and financial planning

OGR Stock Denton LLP would like to invite you to join our live webinar – Divorce and financial planning  12.30pm, Friday 23rd 2021  Zoom webinars Join our live webinar on divorce and financial planning, where our family law experts look at the practical evaluation and structuring of financial settlements on divorce. By reference…

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April 12, 2021
Posted in covid-19, Dispute Resolution, Events, Family Law

Uber loses in the Supreme Court – Uber BV v Aslam & Ors

Uber loses in the Supreme Court – Uber BV v Aslam & Ors

Earlier this month, Uber, the largest player in the gig economy ran out of appeals in its long battle to retain the right to classify its drivers as self-employed rather than workers.  The Supreme Court dismissed Uber’s appeal, meaning thousands of drivers became entitled to minimum wage and holiday pay. For employers, the decision has…

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March 19, 2021
Posted in covid-19, Employment, Employment Law Update, Latest News

Webinar – Cohabitation TOLATA property disputes and the Dispute Resolution Toolkit

Webinar – Cohabitation TOLATA property disputes and the Dispute Resolution Toolkit

OGR Stock Denton LLP would like to invite you to join our live webinar – Cohabitation TOLATA property disputes and the Dispute Resolution Toolkit  4.30pm, Thursday 8th April 2021  Zoom webinars Join our live webinar, where our family law experts use case studies to analyse the benefits and drawbacks for our clients of…

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March 18, 2021
Posted in covid-19, Dispute Resolution, Events, Family Law

What The 2021 Budget Means For Homebuyers, Employers, and Investors?

What The 2021 Budget Means For Homebuyers, Employers, and Investors?

On 3 March 2021, Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered this year’s budget. A year ago, two weeks before the first Coronavirus lockdown, the Conservative Party was promising to spend enormous sums in order to ‘level up’ and reward the so called ‘red-wall’ voters. Then everything changed almost overnight, and most of the money set aside for…

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March 5, 2021
Posted in covid-19, Latest News, Private Client, Property

UK Stamp Duty Holiday set to be extended?

UK Stamp Duty Holiday set to be extended?

It has been widely reported that the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak is likely to extend the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday for a further three months.  This will occur when he presents his budget on 3rd March 2021. With the looming threat of over 200,000 current residential property transactions collapsing when the…

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February 26, 2021
Posted in covid-19, Latest News, Property

Webinar – Covid and divorce, 12 months on…

Webinar – Covid and divorce, 12 months on…

OGR Stock Denton LLP would like to invite you to join our live webinar – Covid and divorce, 12 months on…  4.30pm, Thursday 11th March 2021  Zoom webinars Join our live interactive discussion, where our experts reflect on the past 12 months and consider the issues for family lawyers as we come out…

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February 24, 2021
Posted in covid-19, Events, Family Law

Redundancy advice for employees and employers

Redundancy advice for employees and employers

In this post we look at some of the common questions both employees and employers have been asking about redundancies: When is a dismissal of an employee by reason of redundancy? A dismissal is taken to be a dismissal by reason of redundancy where it is wholly or mainly attributable to: a closure of the…

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February 18, 2021
Posted in covid-19, Employment, Employment Law Update, Latest News

Bank of Mum and Dad – Top three things to consider

Bank of Mum and Dad – Top three things to consider

The plight of young people trying to get on the housing ladder is well known. The days of being able to borrow 100% of the property price disappeared in the fog of the 2008/9 financial crisis.  Furthermore, the cost of housing has risen dramatically, increasing by 1,145% since 1980 and predicted to rise a further…

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February 12, 2021
Posted in covid-19, Latest News, Property

Flexible working – Is this the future?

Flexible working – Is this the future?

What is flexible working? Flexible working includes homeworking; part-time working; job share; staggered hours; annual hours; compressed hours (working the same number of hours over a shorter period; and phased retirement. This is not an exhaustive list. Who can apply for flexible working? Any employee, whatever their gender, can apply for flexible working provided they…

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February 11, 2021
Posted in Commercial, covid-19, Employment, Employment Law Update, Latest News

Covid-19 vaccine – Is this the light at the end of the tunnel for employers?

Covid-19 vaccine – Is this the light at the end of the tunnel for employers?

As the roll-out of mass Covid-19 vaccination gets under way, it has become clear that some employees are reluctant to be vaccinated.  We answer some key questions that employers, who are keen to get staff back in the workplace (whether or not with a combination of ongoing home-working), may be asking: Can an employer require…

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February 5, 2021
Posted in Commercial, covid-19, Employment, Employment Law Update, Latest News