companies house

When do I register a change of address with Companies House?

Mark Poulton is a Partner and Head of the Corporate Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or mp@stephenrimmer.com Critical reporting for company relocations during pandemic  A complex court case over conflicting dispute resolution provisions has highlighted a simple, but vital, takeaway on the importance of corporate reporting requirements for all UK registered companies,…

business interruption

Do you have business interruption insurance?

Mark Poulton is a Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or mp@stephenrimmer.com Pandemic insurance claims set for settlement following ruling.   As coronavirus continues its freeze on normal life, with strict lockdown measures back in place, many businesses will have breathed a sigh of relief…

divorce lockdown

Can I get a divorce during lockdown?

Ben Bradshaw is a Solicitor in the Family Law Department and can be contacted on bbr@stephenrimmer.com or 01323 434415 Avoiding a turkey of a Christmas when the family gets together With the pandemic putting relationships under pressure and divorce rates recording their biggest percentage rise since 1972, family professionals and support groups are encouraging couples…

commercial property

Commercial property landlords

James Regan is a Partner and Solicitor in the Commercial Property Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or email jreg@stephenrimmer.com Retail tenants should check the small print As a fresh wave of lockdown measures cut across the UK, retail tenants may be experiencing new concerns about how to pay the rent, but another…

divorce lockdown

Can you still get a divorce in lockdown?

Kate Lacey is a Solicitor in the Family Law Department and can be contacted on 01323 434415 or email kla@stephenrimmer.com Virus transmission spike is matched by divorce advice spike    There are concerns that the latest spike in coronavirus transmissions may see more relationships taking a hit, after a surge in divorce enquiries following the…

supply chains

How supply chains are affected by Covid

Mark Poulton is Partner and Head of the Corporate Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or mp@stephenrimmer.com Checking all your t’s and c’s match up to the new normal Companies should prioritise risk management in their approach to business and review their third-party relationships and contracts as the coronavirus pandemic continues.  While the…

furlough holiday

What holiday pay should I give staff on furlough?

Steven Judge is a Partner and Head of the Employment Law Department and can be contacted on 01323 434416 or by email sj@stephenrimmer.com Holiday entitlement, pay and furlough – what are my employees entitled to? COVID-19 has caused unprecedented challenges for employers. You may have furloughed many of your staff members, but you still need…

probate

I’ve been appointed as an Executor.

Andrew Morgan is a Solicitor and Partner in the Private Client Department and can be contacted on 01323 434414 or by email am@stephenrimmer.com How to deal with an estate as an executor during the coronavirus pandemic Adjusting to the challenges caused by coronavirus has been difficult for all of us. However, for those dealing with…

intellectual property

Shared workspace and Coronavirus

Getting ready for when the office lights go back on Office spaces with communal areas and shared facilities will be in the frontline when the next stage of lockdown is lifted, and staff return to the workplace.  Managing the return and preparing the building for what is being called the ‘new normal’ will demand collaboration…