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COVID-19 - Know Your Rights

Seeking your legal rights amidst the COVID-19 outbreak?

Covid-19 Coronavirus has brought about unprecedented times, not in the least how companies and colleagues, employers and employees go about daily life.

We understand that there is a vast amount of uncertainty around what will happen next, and we are committed not only to our clients, but everyone in our communities. 

Our aim to is answer some of the most frequently asked questions to alleviate stress and concerns, around your rights at this time. This information is updated as the situation changes.

Cartwright King colleagues are working remotely where possible, and we continue to provide high quality services and advice. Our offices have now begun to reopen for clients to visit should they wish. This is by appointment only. You will be required to read our office guidance notes before attending. Please choose your preferred office location here to find the relevant guidance notes.

You can contact us directly via the enquiry form on this page, or by calling our central number 0808 168 5550 where you will be helped by one of our friendly experts.


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How We Can Help You

Community Care & Healthcare

Health Protection Bill 2020 and its restrictions - Is this something that affects me?

The Government has drafted the Coronavirus Bill 2020 - What will happen regarding social care?



Covid-19 and its affects on the justice system - What are my rights to a Solicitor?

Covid-19 New Guidance on whether to Prosecute - What does this mean?

Covid-19: Clearer roads create racetrack drivers - Can I be Prosecuted?

Covid-19 Webinar of the do's and don'ts of UK law - Learn more here

Covid-19 Webinar, Coronavirus Act 2020 FAQs - What does that mean for me?

Declining Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System - Learn more here

Covid-19 When is a Prosecution Lawful - What does this mean?



The government announced that schools in England would be closing - What does this mean for me?

Primary School Places Appeals - Changes to Appeals Panel - What does this mean?

School Place Appeals - New Regulations for the Appeals Process - What has changed?



The Government are Closing the Schools and my Children are now at Home – What Are My Employment Rights?

Home working and now home schooling - How do I remain GDPR compliant?

Employer requires evidence for needing to self-isolate - What should I do?

Covid-19 Emergency Volunteering Leave - What does this mean?

Furlough Leave and Redundancy Support Package for Employers - How can we can help?

Covid 19 - Self Employed Income Support Scheme - What does this mean?

High Court Result Positive for Carluccio's employees - We explain more here

Covid-19 Track and Trace - Employee Pay for those self-isolating - We explain here

What is 'Furlough', and what is the latest guidance on it? - Continually updated information here

Quarantine - What are my rights?



Separated parents and contact with their children - Are Court Orders still valid?

Lockdown and Domestic Violence - You are not alone 



My Visa is going to run out during lock down - What do I do?

UK Home Office Covid-19 Guidance - More Information here

Covid-19: UK Immigration centres reopening plan - More Information here


Mental Health 

Covid 19 and Mental Health - How can we help?



Covid-19 and Aftermath in the Care Home - What will happen?



Furlough Fraud - Reports on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - What does this mean?


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