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COVID vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 in England

The debate which has been running on for weeks has now come to a head as the government have decided on balance that all children in England aged 12-15 will be offered the opportunity to have one dose of the Pfizer Covid vaccine. It follows advice from the UK’s chief medical officers, who say the […]

Home improvements – plan for your next move

The pandemic has seen record numbers of us undertaking DIY projects or getting tradesmen in for home improvements. Our enthusiasm shows no sign of abating either, with the waiting list for builders stretching into next year. It is important to remember, however, to obtain any necessary planning approvals or there is a danger of running […]

Court application fees to increase on 30 September 2021

There is to be an increase in the level of fees an applicant must pay to the Family Court when submitting various applications. From 30 September 2021 there will be an increase in court fees for applications for: A decree of divorce or nullity under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and a dissolution or nullity […]

Winding-up petitions post pandemic

CAN CREDITORS PUT THE GLOVES BACK ON? YES BUT NOT FULLY Creditors and solicitors alike will have been keeping a keen eye on whether the current restrictions preventing the issue of winding petitions would be extended beyond 30 September 2021.  We now have the likely answer which, in essence, amounts to a partial reprieve for […]

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