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A recent newspaper court report described a case that is a powerful reminder of the risks involved in challenging a will and the dramatic consequences for a losing party. An adult daughter challenged the validity of her late father’s will,…

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The government has announced new rules regarding ‘relaxed’ planning in a bid to help revitalise town centres. Coming into force in September, according to a statement on the new rules, full planning applications will not be required to demolish and…

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Following on from the effects of lockdown due to the Cornovirus pandemic, research has identified opportunities for property lenders with supermarkets, convenience stores and corner shops. While non-essential shops were forced to close, supermarkets, convenience stores and corner shops were…

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This month has seen the first flexibility being introduced to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  It means that employees can now do a combination of furloughed time and working time, the idea being that this will help businesses resource their…

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Our Wills and Probate team have been meeting safely with clients to prepare their wills since the beginning of lockdown while complying regulations set by the government throughout. For almost 200 years, the law has required two witnesses to be…

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Today’s press is reporting a healthy housing market with demand and prices rising.  Property website Rightmove has reported a mini housing boom with stamp duty giveaways and the furlough scheme contributing to a rise of activity.  There has been quite…

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This week has seen two significant announcements being made by the Government in terms of employment issues: The announcement from the Prime Minister on Sunday that employees should be encouraged to return to work this week if their workplace is…

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Here's a two-page leaflet with all the essential information regarding our new Settle office. Click to download

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Whatever the size of your business, when an employment or HR problem arises it can be a time consuming, stressful and expensive distraction. Obtaining the right advice clearly and quickly will help you take control of the situation. Better still,…

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Dealing with the estate of the deceased can be a complex and time-consuming process. The death of a loved one, family member or friend is an incredibly emotional and demanding time for everyone involved. This can be compounded if a…

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