Landlords Beware: Tenant Fees Act 2019 now applies to all ASTs regardless of when it was entered into
The Tenant Fees Act 2019 (‘the Act’) came into force from 1 June 2019, the Act initially applied to all new assured shorthold tenancies granted on or after 1 June 2019 but now after the 12 month transitional period apply to all tenancies regardless of when they were entered into.
Coronavirus update: Video-witnessed Wills - what do I need to know?
On 25 July it hit the headlines that video-witnessed Wills will be legalised. The government is set to introduce secondary legislation, amending Wills Act 1837 so that, while Wills must continue to be signed ‘in the presence’ of two witnesses, their presence can be either physical or virtual.
New legislation passed guarantees redundancy and notice pay will be based on normal salary
Since the introduction of the job retention scheme (“JRS”) there has been debate surrounding the correct rate of pay to give for employees who are given notice of redundancy while on furlough. Peter Olszewski talks us through the confusion...