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Buying in a Conservation Area?

By Joanne Oldfield, Conveyancing Solicitor

There are nearly 10,000 conservation areas in England and they are designated for their special architectural and historic ...

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Residential Nil Rate Band Increased for a third time

By Emma Huscroft, Wills & Probate Solicitor

Figures announced by the HMRC this month confirm another record high of £5.369 billion in Inheritance ...

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Does a pension matter on divorce?

By Christine Pick, Family Law Specialist

Yes, a pension may be one of the most important and valuable assets on divorce.  Even ...

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Cohabitation Agreements – your questions answered

There are so many myths around common-law marriages and cohabitation agreements. Here we’ve answered some of the most common questions that often crop ...

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Do you think you have a common-law marriage?

Do you need a cohabitation contract?

Apparently 46% of people in England and Wales believe in “common-law” marriage according to a recent survey ...

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Are you Disability Confident?

As a responsible Employer we are committed to ensuring our business is accessible to everyone. This includes those who have a disability; whether noticeable ...

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Has no-fault divorce finally arrived?

After many years of campaigning, the news that the government had confirmed it would introduce new legislation allowing for a no-fault divorce was welcomed ...

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Brushing your teeth? A pre-nup conversation starter…

The Financial Times printed a rather tongue-in-cheek article suggesting the best time to ask your fiancé for a pre-nup is when they are brushing ...

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Love where you live?

Why are the team at Coles becoming Ambassadors for Redcar & Cleveland? Do you love where you live?

By Peter Gibson, Managing ...

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Online divorces – what you need to know

The court service has been undergoing a phase of modernisation and upgrading their IT systems to meet the demands of the modern world. Whilst ...

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Debt Recovery – Get Your Business in Shape in 2019

At the start of a new year, individuals often make resolutions about getting healthier and back in shape. Why not take some positive steps ...

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No “Fault” Needed For A Divorce?

The New Year is a time when traditionally people take stock of their current situation and make resolutions for the year ahead, which may ...

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Business Protection – Cross-Option Agreements

If you are an owner/manager shareholder in a business the death of a fellow business owner can cause significant consequences for both the ...

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Trustees Duty To Invest

The role of a trustee is to hold assets for the benefit of the beneficiaries of the trust and to administer the trust in ...

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Help To Buy Repayment

The Help to Buy Government initiative was first introduced in October 2013. This allowed purchasers to buy a property with a 20% interest free loan for ...

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IHT Changes – Office for Tax Simplification release first IHT Review Report

The Office for Tax Simplification has released the first of two reports into its review of Inheritance tax with a focus on the process ...

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