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Family Mediation Week – helping separated families know which way to turn

17th January 2021

Haymarket Family Mediation, which is a part of Phillips Solicitors, is delighted to be supporting Family Mediation Week which runs until January 22 – helping separated families know which way to turn.

Probate Application Delays

11th January 2021

Lucy Watson, head of the Wills and Probate team at Phillips, explains why a new online service aimed at speeding up the process to grant probate is actually causing delays.

Family Mediation Week

7th January 2021

Haymarket Family Mediation, which is a part of Phillips Solicitors, will be supporting Family Mediation Week, that will run from January 18 to January 22.

Are you thinking of divorce?

5th January 2021

Sadly, for many the coronavirus pandemic has proved to be the catalyst for couples to go their separate ways and file for divorce in 2021.

Phillips got into the spirit of Christmas

24th December 2020

Colleagues at Phillips Solicitors were able to round of a tough year by getting into the spirit of Christmas while raising £570 for Sebastian’s Action Trust.

Update on the government support during coronavirus

17th December 2020

The Chancellor has extended the “furlough” scheme until the end of April 2021.

Plans to protect businesses against late payments

10th December 2020

The dispute resolution team at Phillips Solicitors is backing a government consultation aimed at giving the Small Business Commissioner more power to help ensure small businesses are paid on time.

Leave a gift for charity

9th December 2020

Whilst many Christmas presents will be forgotten as soon as they have been unwrapped, there is a festive gift that can make a big difference – leaving a legacy to a charity.

The Importance of Early Divorce Advice

2nd December 2020

The importance of getting early advice when divorcing has been highlighted in a YouGov poll commissioned by Resolution during Good Divorce Week.

What is Good Divorce Week 2020?

26th November 2020

We are are supporting Good Divorce Week 2020 that aims to promote practical and constructive ways for separating parents to put the needs of their children first.

Tax Break for Homeworkers

19th November 2020

Employees working from home can claim a small contribution towards their expenses in the form of a tax break.

Phillips are an INSPIRE finalist

18th November 2020

Phillips Solicitors are thrilled to be among the finalists for the INSPIRE20 Business Awards for the Medium Business of the Year Award.

Update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

17th November 2020

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, also known as furlough, has been extended by the Chancellor until the end of March 2021, but will be reviewed in January.

Neighbour Disputes

12th November 2020

Getting embroiled in a dispute with a neighbour can be particularly stressful. If handled properly though, there is every chance of avoiding formal litigation, which can be lengthy and costly.

Remote Family Court Hearings

11th November 2020

Most Family Court hearings are being held remotely to avoid people from getting ill from Covid-19. This means the courts have had to adapt and so most family hearings are held by video or by phone.

Dispute resolution solicitor joins Phillips

9th November 2020

We have strengthened our Dispute Resolution team with the appointment of Associate Solicitor Simon Arneaud.

When to review your Will

2nd November 2020

Many people think a Will is a one-time document that can be stored away and only opened after their death. However, it is important to review your Will regularly as as your circumstances change.

Christmas arrangements for separated parents

27th October 2020

Uncertainty about what social distancing rules will apply during the Christmas holiday period means that separated parents need to plan well ahead to ensure an enjoyable for their children.

Changes to the Job Support Scheme – Further Help For Employers

26th October 2020

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a further amendment to the Job Support Scheme (JSS), which replaces the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).

Destination Basingstoke Phillips Virtual Races Success

19th October 2020

Well done to everyone who took part in the Destination Basingstoke Phillips Virtual Races, which this year replaced the usual Basingstoke Half Marathon and 10K Run.

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