Do It Once And Do It Right: Form RXC – What is it and why does it exist?

What is Form RXC? In July, H M Land Registry created an optional form, Form RXC, to comply with a standard form of a restriction in the title register requiring consent or a certificate of compliance to be provided. Form RXC is also compatible with the Digital Registration Service. Form RXC ensures the consent or […]

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UK government announces phasing out of temporary insolvency protection

Since June 2020, companies in financial distress due to the pandemic have been protected from creditor action by the UK government’s temporary insolvency measures. Now, as the economic landscape gets back to normal, the government has announced a phasing out of these measures from 1 October 2021. Return to ‘normal’ The Corporate Insolvency and Governance […]

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Employers face tough decisions as furlough ends

With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme drawing to a close at the end of September, many employers are now facing some difficult decisions. The scheme, first introduced in March 2020, will officially come to an end on 30 September 2021. Since the start of the pandemic, 11.6 million workers have had a portion of their […]

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Company Strike Off and Restoration

Is your company in danger of being struck off the register at Companies House? The Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020 granted automatic extensions for filing deadlines between 27 June 2020 and 5 April 2021. Thereafter, on 27 January 2021, Companies House announced that it had temporarily paused it’s voluntary and compulsory strike off processes. […]

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Adoption Strategy – Achieving Excellence Everywhere

The government has published a £48 million plan to improve the adoption process in England, thereby ending the ‘postcode lottery’ that many families face. Whilst many of the goals set out in the 2016 report entitled Adoption: A vision for change have been achieved, including the development of Regional Adoption Agencies (RAA) and the delivery […]

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Driver shortage continues to impact road haulage industry

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers were named key workers, and their regulated  working hours were temporarily extended so that essential goods could continue to reach those who needed them. Further relaxations were recently announced but that clearly isn’t a solution to this deepening issue. The haulage industry is, […]

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