Brexit Update - 19th November 2020

Brexit Update - 19th November 2020

Wake Smith chairman John Baddeley looks at the latest Brexit news… With the time-frame for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union rapidly diminishing, the one certainty for businesses is that there is no…

The impact of COVID-19 on making a Will

The impact of COVID-19 on making a Will

The global pandemic has prompted many of us to put our affairs in order. According to the Law Society, enquiries for Wills are up 30%. Whilst this is great news as it estimated that barely 40% of UK adults have…

Employment laws and a no deal Brexit

Employment laws and a no deal Brexit

As Brexit negotiators resume trade talks this week all the newspapers are telling us that this is going to be a decisive week of talks with large differences still remaining between the EU and UK negotiators. Any…

Wake Smith completes Million Steps challenge

Wake Smith completes Million Steps challenge

Employees from Wake Smith Solicitors smashed their target of 1,000,000 steps in seven days to raise funds for their chosen charity Sheffield’s St Luke’s Hospice. The Sheffield solicitors spent the last week walking,…

Furlough extension offers protection for some

Furlough extension offers protection for some

The Government has extended the furlough scheme until the end of March 2021. It says the extension is needed because of the continued economic situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and will help protect millions…

Newsflash: New Lockdown Regulations Published

Newsflash: New Lockdown Regulations Published

Hotly anticipated new lockdown regulations have been published in response to the ongoing threat to public health posed by Coronavirus. The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (England) (No 4.) Regulations…