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Applications for Self-Employment Income Support Scheme open early

This scheme is for anyone self-employed who has been struggling to keep trading during the pandemic as other forms of Government support are not open to them. As of 8am this morning-the 13th May, self-employed individuals or members of partnerships whose business has been adversely affected by Covid-19 can apply for a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant, worth 80% of their [...]

2020-05-13T18:55:52+01:00May 13th, 2020|

Lockdown – Use The Time To Get Your Affairs Sorted!

As we have been confined to our homes, let’s all make use of this time and get our affairs in order. Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney are not just for the older generation. Everyone needs to plan for the future and if these unprecedented times have taught us anything, it is to be prepared. Despite Legal firms having [...]

2020-05-06T18:21:58+01:00May 6th, 2020|

Small Business Bounce Back Loan

The Chancellor has introduced Small Business Bounce Back Loans, to help the smallest businesses - which he describes as the backbone of our economy - providing the finance they need quickly, to help them survive this crisis. The new fast-track finance scheme provides a 100% government-backed guarantee for lenders and will provide loans of up to £50,000 to support [...]

2020-04-30T12:10:00+01:00April 30th, 2020|

Your Coronavirus Housing Queries Answered

If you have any questions for the housing team or want some advice on housing issues, contact us today on 028 82 242 177 or by email at reception@jamesmcnulty.co.uk Eviction Can my landlord evict me because of coronavirus? An eviction is illegal if your landlord has not followed the correct legal procedures to evict you. An eviction is likely [...]

2020-04-23T19:27:01+01:00April 23rd, 2020|

Coronavirus – Protect Your Business From Security Threats

If you have been instructed by the government to close your business in line with the Covid-19 guidance or you have chosen to close, it is a good time for you to review your security to reduce the chances of your premises being targeted by opportunist thieves, or your business being subjected to cyber attacks. This information will help [...]

2020-04-15T18:49:20+01:00April 15th, 2020|

Coronavirus FAQs regarding wills and powers of attorney

The continuing effects of coronavirus remain uncertain. Understandably, many people are concerned about its potential impact upon them and their loved ones. Deirdre McSorley, wills, trusts and estate planning solicitor with James McNulty & Co in Omagh has put together some common questions clients are asking at this difficult time. You should check the Government website for the latest [...]

2020-04-07T20:47:14+01:00April 7th, 2020|

Content sources for Government support for UK businesses during the coronavirus pandemic – as at 30 March 2020

Business owners should take advice from an expert commercial solicitor on specific contracts and how the issues set out could apply to their own business. There are a number of sources of information on the internet that can be consulted for more general guidance some of which will be updated on a regular basis. General guidance can be found [...]

2020-04-01T20:16:15+01:00April 1st, 2020|

What is a cohabitation agreement?

Cohabitation is an arrangement in which an unmarried couple live together in a long-term relationship. Unmarried couples have fewer legal rights and obligations than married couples or those in civil partnerships, with many now seeking a cohabitation agreement to formalise matters between them. Couples may want an agreement if their circumstances are changing, for example if they are having children or [...]

2020-03-04T18:47:41+01:00March 4th, 2020|

Not so safe at work – compensation for an accident at work

Despite the extensive health and safety legislation we now have lots of people who still suffer serious injury at their place of work. The industries where accidents are statistically most likely to occur are manufacturing, construction, transportation and warehousing. However, accidents can happen in any working environment and an assistant director on the James Bond films was crushed on [...]

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