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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 Voucher Scheme – are you eligible?
The Ministry of Justice has launched a Family Mediation Voucher Scheme which provides a contribution of up to £500 towards the costs of mediation to support people to resolve family law disputes without having to go to court. The scheme is time-limited and will run until the £1million fund has been spent. Once it’s gone, […]30th March 2021
Beswicks Legal launches app to take the stress out of moving house
Beswicks Legal clients can now use an app to take the stress out of moving house by enabling them to track progress with their sale or purchase in real-time. The app, which revolutionises the conveyancing process, gives clients access to real-time information, as well as instant updates via alerts that are sent out at key […]
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!