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We are delighted to announce the opening of our brand new office in Northallerton in North Yorkshire. Our office will be headed by our Head of Commercial Property Craig Williams. We are looking forward to becoming part of the local…

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The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which creates the ability for employers to furlough their employees, has been extended to the end of March 2021.  Features of the extended Scheme include: A return to the original 80% contribution – for now…

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Our Head of Commercial Property Craig Williams spoke on the T&A website to talk of the importance of having correct legal advice when it comes to development land and property. With changes to planning laws, there has never been a…

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We don’t like to think about wills and death, and we don’t like to talk about it to our parents or our children either, but these are conversations that you might need to think about. Bob Marley died in 1981.…

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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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