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Lasting Powers of Attorney - Your Questions Answered

Private Client Solicitor, Annie James, answers your questions on Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Life After Lockdown

The specialist family lawyers at Goughs Solicitors we have been speaking with many couples who are unsure of where to turn now that many of the lockdown restrictions are beginning to lift. The pressures of the past few months have proven too much for some couples whose relationships were already under strain. We are pleased to be able to offer tailored expertise and advice for all relationship dissolution scenarios, to enable you to start building the next chapter of your life. 

CJRS & Flexible Furloughing

Employers will be familiar with the Guidance issued by Gov.UK regarding furlough leave, but may be finding that Guidance increasingly difficult to follow given the changes and updates that are taking place. We have summarised what you need to know as we head in to a period of 'Flexible Furloughing.

Goughs Solicitors & The Armed Forces

Goughs Solicitors has been part of the Wiltshire landscape since 1882, and in 2015 we signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. This is a pledge to support the armed forces community and to recognise the value that serving personnel (both regular and reservist), veterans, and military families contribute to our business and our country.

Child Arrangement Orders and Enforcement

We are seeing a further relaxing of the social distancing rules, with “support bubbles” for single parent households, but what happens if you are still not being allowed to see your children despite there being a court order in place?

Cohabiting & Your Rights

Cohabitees are the fastest growing demographic of couples in the UK, increasing at a rate far greater than married couples and civil partnerships which are available for same sex couples and more recently opposite sex couples.

Unfortunately lockdown has created a strained situation for many couples and we have been asked what rights people really have who are co-habiting?

Accident at Work? Our specialist Personal Injury Lawyers can help...

Regardless of the industry you are in, any workplace can be dangerous to a certain extent, so this brings strict health and safety rules to govern everything from scaffolding on construction sites to machinery in a factory. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, workplaces may have had reduced access to cash and the services available to appropriately service and maintain equipment.

The Forgotten Victims of Chronic Pain

Often when chronic pain is caused by an accident, the family become full-time carers and ultimately also suffer as a direct impact of the injury encountered by their loved one. By Paul Turner Over many years I have acted for individuals who have...

COVID-19 - Job Retention Scheme Update 1st of June

By Angela West , 1st June 2020 Rishi Sunak has announced reforms to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, including improved flexibility to bring furloughed employees back part-time in July. The Scheme has so far helped a million employers across the UK...
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