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Natalie Clifford explains how to claim a refund on the higher rate of SDLT for additional properties.
By Natalie Clifford on Friday 24th March 2017
Transfers of Equity
A Transfer of Equity is the term used to describe a change of ownership of a property where at least one of the legal owners remains on the title.
By Lynette Sharp on Thursday 16th March 2017
Help to Buy ISAs
Anita Jobling outlines the Help to Buy ISA; a Government scheme to support first time buyers.
By Anita Jobling on Monday 13th March 2017
Divorce in a Click
Head of Family Simon Mortimer examines a new pilot scheme which could mean divorce is a just one click away.
By Simon Mortimer on Monday 6th March 2017
Employment Law News - February 2017
Natalie Ruane reports on the latest Government announcements on employment law in February 2017.
By Natalie Ruane on Thursday 23rd February 2017
Directors’ duties – don’t take short cuts
Trainee Solicitor, Emma Armstrong, explains a High Court case relating to a director's authority and responsibilities and the importance of not taking short cuts.
By Emma Armstrong on Thursday 23rd February 2017
Hidden costs ahead?
Burnetts fees include all expected costs relevant to your transaction. Lynette Sharp explains how to avoid hidden costs further down the line if considering various firms for quotes.
By Lynette Sharp on Sunday 19th February 2017
Exiting EU Workers
Solicitor Debra Robinson shares the key findings from a recent CIPD/Adecco whitepaper outlining the new staffing challenges resulting from Brexit.
By Debra Robinson on Friday 17th February 2017
The Apprenticeship Levy – How does it work?
Joanne Stronach explains the upcoming Apprenticeship Levy and how it will affect your business.
By Joanne Stronach on Friday 17th February 2017
Top 5 HR things to do in 2017
HR Business Partner, Eleanor Morland, reveals the top five things on HR managers' to-do lists in 2017.
By Eleanor Morland on Monday 30th January 2017
EEA National Workers
Employment Solicitor, Debra Robinson, provides helpful advice for employers with EEA National workers.
By Debra Robinson on Monday 23rd January 2017