For many, COVID-19 has provoked an intense focus on succession planning and how to implement it within the ongoing lockdown and social distancing restrictions. Our practical webinar looks at the key issues facing individuals and answers some of the questions being raised including:
Why succession planning and Will drafting has never been so important;
What tax changes we may see over the next year;
How to take instructions from clients wanting to draft Wills;
Current guidance on execution of Wills in England & Wales (including changes seen in other jurisdictions and what we may see in the UK);
Current guidance on how Lasting Powers of Attorney can be executed;
Electronic signatures on deeds and witnessing requirements; and
Managing your Migrant workforce in the COVID-19 crisis
On Friday 3 April, immigration partner and head of department, Nick Rollason, hosted a webinar looking at urgent issues employers are facing during the COVID-19 crisis and answered some of the key questions being raised.
Calls for a public inquiry are continuing to mount and are likely to prove difficult to resist. In this blog, Sophie Kemp considers the framework for such inquiries, and the key issues likely to form the core of its terms of reference.