Simon King retires after 42 years at Pickerings

Tamworth Solicitor Simon King will retire from Pickerings Solicitors at the end of May 2020, having spent his 42 year legal career at the firm. A stalwart of the legal profession, Simon has seen the firm go from strength to strength since he joined in 1978....

Signing legal documents at a safe social distance

We are committed to keeping everyone safe so have set up areas around our building where clients are able to sign and have documents witnessed at a safe social distance without coming into contact with our team. Call us for details on 01827 317070 or...

Is your Will valid?

You may already have a current Will in place, but is it valid? However you made the Will, whether with professional advice, or with a DIY Will writing kit, it is worth checking that it is valid. Having a valid Will gives you control over what happens to...

Health & Welfare LPAs during Coronavirus

Lasting Powers of Attorney – Health and Welfare Today we were contacted by a lady who is self-isolating due to underlying health conditions. She desperately wants to put in place a Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare and asked if...

Furlough factsheet

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough) Who can claim? Any organisation with employees can claim, including but not limited to, charities, recruitment agencies and public authorities. The size of the organisation is not a factor that is considered. ...

Coronavirus - making a Will during lockdown

Coronavirus - how to make or change a Will during lockdown. Coronavirus has led to an increase in the number of people who wish to make a Will for the first time or to change an existing Will. Solicitors who act in connection with the execution of Wills...

Coronavirus Top Tips for Employers

Coronavirus – responsibilities of employers. As the threat of Coronavirus gets closer to home, you might be wondering what you, as an employer can be doing and what your responsibilities are. We answer some of the important questions that are...

Andrew Wood joins Pickerings' Divorce and Finance Team

A warm welcome to legal executive, Andrew Wood, who joins Pickerings' Divorce and Finance team! Andrew has specialised in Divorce and Finance since 2006 and is a member of Resolution. He will be working alongside department head, Susan Davies and...

Valentines Day Bake Off in aid of Birmingham City Neo Natal Unit

Our 2020 Valentines Day bake off raised over £110 for the Birmingham City Neo Natal Unit.  Our team baked some delicious Valentine's Day treats but the bake off Winner was Laura Gynane who made a Terry's Chocolate orange...

Pickerings Employment Law Breakfast Seminar 24th March 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE: In light of the government’s new guidance in relation to the Coronavirus it is prudent to postpone the Employment Seminar scheduled to take place on Tuesday 24th March 2020. We have re-arranged the seminar so that it will now take...
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