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Covid-19: A Guide to Our Current Remote Working Processes

“This is not going to business as usual, it’s going to be business as unusual.”  Sebastian Coe Due to Covid 19, we have had to make some changes to the way we work, your well-being and that of our staff is a priority. ...

A Guide to Child Maintenance

Relationship breakdowns are never easy, especially where children are involved. When couples split up, making child maintenance arrangements is one of the most important (but sometimes most contentious) issues to address. Both resident and non-resident...

HMRC Publishes Details of Furloughed Employees' Scheme

On 20 March 2020, the Government announced measures to protect employers and employees under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Employers will be able to claim back 80% of the wages (up to £2,500 per month) of employees who have been...

Wills are More Important Now Than Ever

We are living in unprecedented times with the Coronavirus outbreak and this is obviously a concern for all of us.  With hundreds of thousands of cases worldwide and tens of thousands of deaths as a result, the gravity of the situation really hits...

COVID-19 and Child Arrangements

The mother/father of my child has blocked contact because of coronavirus, what can I do? The Government guidance is clear: “Where parents do not live in the same household, children under 18 can be moved between their parents’ homes” ...

Coronavirus Update from our Partners

In these uncertain times, we'd like to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to keep our services running at as close to normal as possible whilst protecting the health and safety of both clients and staff. To find out more, here is...

Protect Yourself with a Lasting Power of Attorney

Financial abuse of vulnerable people by those acting on their behalf is on the rise, with investigations into the actions of appointed attorneys soaring to a record high. With the continuing rise in dementia and a population that is living longer, these...

Our Make Your Will Campaign Fundraising Total is...!

Huge thanks to everyone in the Rowberry Morris team who took part in the 2019 Make Your Will Campaign for Naomi House and Jacksplace. We raised £2380 for this fantastic hospice charity who do such great work supporting children, young people and...

Tenancy Agreements: Getting the Terms Right

According to the Office of National Statistics , 4.5 million people in the UK are living in private rental accommodation. With so many of us signing up to tenancy agreements, it’s important to know what should be included in a contract between you and...

Watch Your Wording: Equality and Job Advertisements

Despite the existence of equality legislation, some employers are still getting it wrong when it comes to the recruitment process. Whilst the majority of discrimination in job advertisements is down to pure ignorance rather than any malicious intent, it can...

Working Things Out with Noisy Neighbours

With all those Christmas and New Year celebrations going on, the neighbourhood can be a bit noisier than usual over the festive season. While the odd party isn’t normally much of a problem, living near persistently noisy neighbours can have a huge...

Raising money for Christmas Jumper Day!

Our Rowberry Morris team got into the festive spirit by taking part in this year's Christmas Jumper Day in aid of the fantastic Save The Children charity. Not only did we get to raise money for a great cause, we think we looked pretty sharp too! ...

Do You Have a Policy in Place for the Office Christmas Party?

As the clock ticks down to office party time, companies need to avoid the event becoming the wrong sort of cracker.  Any company-organised office party, whether in or out of working hours and on or off site, is an extension of the workplace which can...

The Benefits of a Cohabitation Agreement

According to the Office for National Statistics , cohabiting couple families are the second largest and fastest-growing family type, making up 18.4% of households. While the law offers protection to married couples and those in a civil partnership, these...

Rowberry Morris Advise LV Scientific on Calleva Park Expansion

LV Scientific Limited have expanded their offering at Calleva Park with its acquisition of Unit 2 Mercury House. Richard Tweed, a partner in our Commercial Property team, advised LV Scientific Ltd on its recent purchase.  This acquisition is one of a...

Make Your Will Fortnight in aid of Naomi House and Jacksplace

Once again, our Rowberry Morris teams in Reading and Tadley are proudly supporting Make Your Will Fortnight in aid of the Naomi House and Jacksplace hospice charity, who do such incredible work caring for children, young adults and their families across...

What Happens When You Die Without a Will?

We live in an age where family relationships are becoming increasingly complex. With the rise in stepfamilies and unmarried cohabiting partners, a well-drafted will has become an even more important document than ever before. Most of us want to know that...

Reading Older People's Day 2019

We really enjoyed being part of September’s successful Older People’s Day 2019 event at The Broad Street Mall, Reading. It was great to help raise awareness of amenities and services for older people in the area and to be able to give advice and...

Pride of Reading Awards Nomination

Congratulations to Margaret Mead for her well-deserved nomination for the Pride of Reading Awards! You can read more about the great contribution Margaret has made to our local community here ....

Planning for Every Eventuality with a Dispute Resolution Clause

Entering into a contract is hopefully the start of a positive business relationship, so it’s tempting to downplay the possibility of potential contractual disputes. Unfortunately, life doesn’t always go to plan, so it pays to inject a healthy...
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