Family justice – a vision for the future

8th Dec 2023

Last week Resolution launched its Vision for Family Justice. The organisation - a community of more than 6,500 family law professionals - has long worked towards helping families resolve their issues constructively, without the confrontation that causes further harm to people and relationships. Now...

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The gifts that keep on giving?

4th Dec 2023

It was a fairly hot topic in recent months, as anticipation of change heightened. But inheritance tax didn’t get the treatment some believed it deserved in last week’s Autumn Statement. Talk of a rate-cut and even abolition of the tax came to nothing, as the Chancellor made his moves el...

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No-fault evictions remain…for now

6th Nov 2023

“Landlords can too easily use and abuse the current system. Some will hike up the rent and if their tenants can’t pay, they will slap them with a no-fault eviction notice and find others who can.”  The words of Shelter’s chief executive, as the organisation urged the go...

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When is an accident a claim?

8th Sep 2023

‘Something bad that happens that is not expected or intended and that often damages something or injures someone.’ That’s one dictionary definition of ‘accident’. From the everyday to the catastrophic, an accident can happen anywhere and at any time. But not every acci...

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Inheritance Tax

1st Sep 2023

“Why do I need to know about inheritance tax?” The idea that inheritance tax only applies to the very rich may have been true in the past, but it’s no longer the case. Many more people now find themselves caught. And while this may mean a healthy boost for the government’s c...

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Conveyancing – how do we do it?

11th Aug 2023

Buying or selling a home (often simultaneously) is a challenging time in most people’s lives. Alongside the usual excitement of moving up the property ladder, or finding the house that better suits your needs, there are pressures that come from the legal process of transferring ownership. Tha...

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