Month: February 2019
Half a house – A warning for Executors and Attorneys
Close by where I live there was a fire in a 1930s style semi detached house about two years ago. It was very sad; the elderly married couple who lived there were both great hoarders of paper and so the fire spread rapidly. The property was razed to the ground and they both perished. It... Read more »
Don’t get caught in the IR35 trap!
With the new legislation for the private sector to be implemented in April 2021, we want to ensure that neither you nor your candidates get caught in the IR35 trap. These tips will also apply to any contractors currently working within the public sector. As you already know, remaining outside IR35 revolves around three main... Read more »
Getting organised for the future – Don’t stick your head in the sand!
It’s all very well drawing up a will and Lasting Power of Attorney and thinking that is all you have to do to prepare for the future. If you do not keep proper records of what you own then you make it so much more difficult for your attorneys or executors to sort out your... Read more »
The sad case of Mrs T
This is based on a real life case study and highlights the importance of having a Lasting Power of Attorney in place. Mrs T was a widow in her eighties and was in the process of selling her large family home in order to purchase a smaller, more manageable retirement property. Solicitors were dealing with... Read more »
First Friday Lunch – March 2019
We are really excited to have arranged the March First Friday lunch at The Grand in Brighton on Friday 1st March. Please book your tickets here to secure your place. The Grand have asked that all bookings are made by 4pm on Friday 22nd February We are delighted to let you know that the host of the February lunch is EMW Law with... Read more »