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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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Meet Rebekah Jones, Corporate Associate
Meet Rebekah Jones, a corporate associate who is one of Beswicks’ newest recruits. Rebekah is an exceptionally talented solicitor who is Stoke-on-Trent born and bred. To help you get to know Rebekah, we subjected her to a brief Q&A…. Tell us a bit about yourself Rebekah Ooh this must be the hardest general question! Well, […]28th June 2022
Five new promotions announced
We are pleased to announce five new promotions involving key members of the Beswicks‘ team. Emma Millington (residential property) and Daniel Rushton (family) become Partners. Laura Franklin (employment) has been promoted to Senior Associate. While Sophie Ellis (residential property) and Jaeda Moayedi-Azarpour (residential property) have both been promoted to Associates. Beswicks Legal Managing Partner Nick […]
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!