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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?
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Increase in family court fees planned for autumn
An increase in family court fees is set to take place over the coming months following a government consultation on the matter which was launched in March. For the first time in five years fees will go up for things like divorce, child arrangements orders, applications for financial remedy (dealing with the financial issues within […]21st September 2021
Chloe celebrates qualification recognising expertise in Trusts and Estates matters
Private Wealth Solicitor Chloe Robinson has been awarded a diploma by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in recognition of her high levels of expertise in trusts and estates matters. The STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates (England and Wales) is the benchmark, professional qualification in this area of law. Chloe undertook many […]
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!