Additional Bank Holidays, Employment Law, and Annual Leave

In November 2021, the Government announced that the UK would enjoy an additional Bank Holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  The additional Bank Holiday will take place on Friday 3rd June 2022, and – as the late May Bank Holiday has been moved to Thursday 2nd June 2022, many in the UK will enjoy […]

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Japanese Knotweed… What damage could a plant possibly do?   

What is Japanese Knotweed? Japanese Knotweed is an invasive and resilient weed.  Its rhizomes and roots can spread a considerable depth underground. Japanese Knotweed is known to block drains, grow in between slabs and affect concrete movement joints in driveways and disrupt brick paving. The impact Japanese Knotweed can have on a property: Damage to […]

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Landmark divorce law changes

In what has been hailed as the biggest shakeup of divorce law in 50 years, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act is due to come into force on 6 April 2022. This landmark act will introduce the long-awaited concept of ‘no-fault’ divorce, ending the removal of fault or blame into which many couples are currently […]

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