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With regard to making Powers of Attorney, this is best done as soon as possible. If you have not appointed an Attorney and you become unable to look after your affairs through; illness, an accident or old age, then your loved ones will have no legal right to look after you in the way you would like, even if you have informally expressed your wishes without having to make a complex and costly application to the Court of Protection.
A Will is a legally binding document that outlines what you want to happen to your estate when you pass away, who should benefit and how.
With the deadline for submitting gender pay gap reports fast approaching, stories relating to the gender pay gap are featuring heavily in the news, almost daily. For firms that meet the criteria, it is a legal requirement to submit the appropriate data in time. Lawson-West’s employment team can help to advise you on how to submit your data as well as advising on other areas of mandatory reporting you must carry out to protect your organisation against any unnecessary fines.