Solicitors in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent
Whether you are moving house, making your will, experiencing a relationship breakdown or dealing with an employment issue, we can help.
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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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What is a green lease?
A green lease is a lease that focuses on the environmental performance of a building, obligating both owner and occupier to take steps to manage and improve the social and environmental impact of their premises. There is currently no legal requirement in the UK to have a green lease or include green clauses. However, given […]4th May 2023
Beswicks Legal completes sale of Giggles & Wiggles day nurseries
Beswicks Legal’s commercial property and corporate law teams advised Jill and Steven Jones on the sale of successful day nursery, Giggles & Wiggles. The nursery provides full day care and pre-school provision for children aged 0-5 years from three sites across Staffordshire. Jill and Steven Jones established Giggles & Wiggles in 2004, building the business […]
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!