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Who is exempt from wearing face coverings when the law changes on July 24th 2020?

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The government has confirmed that from July 24 (Friday), masks will have to be worn. This is a mandatory rule that will be enforced across England. The government said employers should recommend the wearing of a face masks within the workplace, However...

Coronavirus: Are You Worried About Rent Arrears?

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Our experienced housing team is here and ready to help you during this difficult period. Instead of doing a general post, I thought it would be best to focus on an issue that people are facing as a result of the pandemic. We know that due to the Coronavirus...

Help! I've been arrested during a protest what should I do?

Caroline Desalu
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The police should only arrest you if they have a good reason to think you have committed a crime and that arresting you is a necessary action. In the unfortunate incident that the police is holding you; they should tell you what you are being arrested for...

Coronavirus Lockdown Laws: What's Changed?

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Police across the UK continue to have the right to arrest or punish people who violate the coronavirus lock down rule.  These rule have been in effect in the UK since March 26, they have been updated at 12:01 am on Wednesday 13 th  May 2020....

Will the courts be open if I have a trial?

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We at Wainwright and Cummins want to ensure the safety of our clients and staff during this uncertain time. However we have had a large amount of our clients across all the different areas of the firm ask if there case will take place if the courts are...

Coronavirus: Have You Been Fined?

Katie McCaughin
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In the recent hot weather you may have received a fine for breaching the lockdown. If this is the case we may be able to assist. To date, it is estimated that 3,203 fines have been issued for breaches of the lockdown. The fine is £60 but if you pay...

Furlough Leave - Advice on the Basics

Ayesha Casely-Hayford
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For those feeling in the wilderness when it comes to Furlough Leave, I’m here to help! This article is designed for employers and employees. You can jump to the relevant headings, or read the whole lot and feel better informed. “Know Furlough....

How will COVID-19 effect the firm?

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With the development of COVID-19 virus, We at Wainwright and Cummins LLP are committed on protecting the wellbeing of our employees, clients, network of partners and the local community. With this in mind are also asking all clients to double check that...

The MotherWorks International Women's day Photography Exhibition

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We at Wainwright and Cummins are proud to have sponsored this years event. The first started in 2018 international women’s day in the Brixton Pound Cafe. Launched on Monday 2 nd March 2020 and closes Saturday 4 th April 2020, Where you...

Can I Get Legal Aid Funding For Crown Court Case?

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You may be eligible for legal aid and your lawyer can advise on whether you will qualify or not. If your court case is being heard in the Crown Court then it would certainly be in your best interest to instruct an experienced criminal defence lawyer to...

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