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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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Are Sole Director decisions valid under Model Articles?
A recent High Court ruling has cast doubt on the validity of decisions made by companies with sole directors who operate under Model Articles. To avoid challenges to the validity of decisions made, single director firms using Model Articles are being strongly advised to review their articles of association. All UK companies must have at […]12th May 2022
Beswicks strengthens its corporate and commercial team
Beswicks Legal has welcomed three highly regarded corporate and commercial lawyers to its team, significantly boosting the firm’s capacity to support existing and new business clients. Caroline Gray joins the firm as a partner, Rebekah Jones as an associate and David Morgan as a solicitor. The appointments strengthen Beswicks’ corporate and commercial team providing the […]
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!