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Is redundancy pay taxable?
In simple terms redundancy pay, including any severance pay, under £30,000
What’s the difference between joint tenancy and tenants in common?
Joint tenants mean both owners will own the whole of the property together.
Can I give my home to my children as a gift?
Gifting your home can seem like an attractive solution, perhaps to help fun
How are finances and property divided on divorce?
As well as savings and property, you will also need to consider on-going sp
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Completion (or not) …. This is part 3 of our guide to Selling Your Business. The concluding part. In part 1 we discussed getting sale-ready. In part 2 we discussed getting to Heads and assembling your team. We now move to discussing the final phase; due diligence and sale documentation. We also discuss common reasons […]1st December 2022
Sharon Flatley celebrates 25 years at Beswicks Legal
Legal secretary Sharon Flatley has clocked up 25 years at Beswicks Legal. Sharon joined Beswicks in 1997 as a legal secretary in the crime team before working alongside the family team and, more latterly, the residential property team. Her colleagues helped her to celebrate the amazing milestone with a surprise party lunch, gifts and flowers. […]
Five top tips on settlement agreements
Formerly known as a compromise agreement, settlement agreements are used to bring employment to an end on mutually agreed terms. They often involve payment of ‘compensation’ by the employer, on the basis that the employee won’t bring any claims against them
Majority of people unaware of the risks of using unregulated will-writers
Six out of 10 people are completely unaware that will-writers in the UK are unregulated, leaving consumers with no protection at all. By having a will written by a qualified solicitor, however, people can be sure of their adviser's professional credentials and the body that regulates the services that they provide.
Top five things to ask when choosing a solicitor for your house move
Once you’ve accepted an offer on your property your estate agent will usually ask you for details of the solicitor you’ve chosen to act on your behalf. Your choice of solicitor can make a huge difference to how smoothly your move goes, as well as your stress levels!