Blog and Comment

Blog and Comment

8 April 2016Wills

The New Rules of Intestacy: NO WILL NO CHOICE

Sue Adamsposted bySue Adams Partner

Now we are all guilty of putting off things for another day, particularly the important things and especially when it comes to our Wills. It is a common thing to hear from friends, acquaintances and indeed some of my own colleagues, ‘Oh we must come to see you to do our Wills.’ But they rarely actually do so, as for some, that act of contemplating their death will somehow hasten it. Perhaps this is why so many people fail to make a will even when the consequences of failing to do so are so very costly.... Read more

15 March 2016

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act

Shaun Guppyposted byShaun Guppy Solicitor

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (Act) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. Although many of the Act’s provisions have already come into force, those provisions being implemented in 2016 represent significant change for private limited companies (Companies) and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) throughout England and Wales.... Read more

18 February 2016Tax

New Rules for Landlords of Buy-To-Let Properties

Sue Adamsposted bySue Adams Partner

Landlords of residential buy-to-let properties are being hit from all sides at present, with new rules coming into force from April 2017. Changes include what level of finance costs can be deducted from income before profit and a proposed new additional 3% stamp duty land tax charge on the purchase of properties additional to a person’s main home.... Read more