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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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Family Mediation Week – 18-22 January 2021
Family Mediation Week takes place from 18 to 22 January this year with the aim of raising awareness among separating families of mediation and the advantages of resolving their issues through collaborative means. Family breakdown is undoubtedly a stressful and highly emotive experience. There can be many complications, conflicting viewpoints and competing needs, which make […]18th January 2021
Jamie Cooper further strengthens commercial property team
Experienced commercial property solicitor Jamie Cooper has taken up a position with Beswicks Legal. His appointment further strengthens the team, which is widely regarded as the most knowledgeable, responsive and cost-effective commercial property department in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and beyond. Jamie has a wealth of experience having worked for a number of large regional law firms, […]
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!