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Musings from a family lawyer at this difficult time

22nd April 2020. Musings from a family lawyer at this difficult time. These are days that are difficult not only because of the physical, financial and emotional challenges we face but because these are unprecedented circumstances. There is no book or website that we can consult to deal with all the problems that have arisen…
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As lockdown continues, Chester Zoo has launched a fundraising campaign

22nd April 2020. As lockdown continues, Chester Zoo has launched a fundraising campaign. At the end of 2019, the whole staff team at Chester Zoo celebrated reaching the landmark point of welcoming 2m visitors, the first time this had ever been reached in the zoo’s history. It was a fantastic achievement of which every member…
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The Salvation Army: Responding to Coronavirus

22nd April 2020. The Salvation Army: Responding to Coronavirus. In the past three weeks, all our lives have been completely changed by the coronavirus pandemic. In particular The Salvation Army has been called on to play a major role in responding to the crisis. For over 150 years The Salvation Army has been there for…
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Legal support from Excello Law – we’re here to help

22nd April 2020. Covid-19 Legal Support. If you’re looking for legal support as a business or individual during this time, we’ve put together a hub of information across key practice areas including business and corporate, charities, commercial property, family, private client and employment legal services. From regional team contacts on hand to offer the latest…
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The importance of maintaining Mental Health & Wellbeing

17th April 2020. The importance of maintaining Mental Health & Wellbeing. It has never been more important to stay informed about our health and wellbeing than now and whilst this seems scary and out of our control, there are many things we can control to support and manage our wellbeing during those times. Normally a bustling health centre with…
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Updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

17th April 2020. Updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme On Saturday 4 April 2020, the Government released much awaited updates and further guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Claims under the scheme are likely to be substantial given the closure of many ‘no-essential’ businesses and the inability for employees to continue…
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How the hospitality sector has been impacted

17th April 2020. How the hospitality sector has been impacted. I feel like the 16th March 2020 will be etched into my memory for ever. This was the day that the Hospitality Industry’s world fell apart, and mine with it. This was the day that Boris Johnson advised the public to avoid bars, pubs and…
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What effect will Covid-19 have on our individual businesses?

17th April 2020. So, where to start with a ‘few words on business in these troubled times’. That was the brief from The Club Chair. Unusually for me, I have found the compilation of these ‘few words’ quite vexing and on analysing that, I think it’s because my entire working life has been built around…
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Working from home slowing you down? PRS Telecom can help!

7th April, 2020 Deploying your work from home strategy needs connectivity. PRS have solutions to enable a smooth transition from office to home while possibly lowering costs & improving functionality. Improved communication tools let you have total accountability with a management portal that allows for supervision on all geographically dispersed staff.   Are you or…
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Easter Wine Offer 15% OFF minimum 6 bottles mixed case

7th April, 2020 The Easter Wine Survival Box offer is for FREE delivery of 6 bottles to your door step, within 20 miles of Chester. If you live further afield we ask you for a minimum order of 12 bottles or £100 to qualify for FREE delivery.   1) Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico…
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