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What next after the Stamp Duty holiday ends?

The Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday which began on 8th July 2020 ends on 31st March 2021, so what will happen next? The SDLT holiday was introduced in order to be a “temporary relief to stimulate market activity and support jobs that rely on the property market”. It did this by raising the threshold…

Want to learn more about Power of Attorney? – Join our virtual event

Join our experts Kate Norris and Kat King and they answer questions on Power of Attorney and the importance of having one in place now whatever your age. For more details and to book your place please call Crandon Springs Care Home on 01749 301947

Practical tips for Managers to support employee health and wellbeing

As we enter a third lockdown and employees return to working from home again, HR Consultant Lucy Cotterell offers some guidance and tips aimed at helping managers to ensure they can support their team’s health and well-being. With the Centre for Mental Health charity predicting that up to 10 million people (almost 20% of the…

Proud to partner the Wiltshire Digital Drive

As many parents this week are faced with the prospect of two months of home schooling, we are proud to be the first corporate partner of Wiltshire Digital Drive (WDD). In an increasingly digital world we feel that no child should be left behind simply because they do not have access to the relevant I.T….

Property market update

The announcement of a third lockdown starting on Tuesday 5th January will undoubtedly cause some to re-think moving but the property market remains well and truly open and moving is still possible. At this time the Government’s Stamp Duty holiday is still set to end on March 31st 2021. So if you complete on a…

How can Lasting Powers of Attorney protect my business?

As a result of COVID-19 outbreak, 2020 has been extremely difficult for many businesses, and have left many considering whether they have adequate protection in place to protect their business in the future. It is, of course, important to put a Will in place to ensure your business can function should the worst happen. However,…

Deal or No Deal – what will Brexit mean for Family Law?

Last year it seemed all we talked about was Brexit but then came Covid-19. Since March our focus changed but with 31st December deadline coming up fast the impact of Brexit whether there is a deal or not will soon be affecting us all. Family Solicitor Simon Walker discusses the implications of a ‘no-deal’ on…

Options to beat divorce delays

The last few months have been unprecedented but as we all start to return to work and school, Family Partner Rebecca Silcock explores how Covid-19 is affecting divorce and the court process. While we are all starting to resume our daily lives, it is clear that the impact of Covid-19 in terms of back logs…

Advance Directive vs Lasting Power of Attorney for Health & Welfare

This year has been a challenge for us all but if we were to highlight one positive impact that the Coronavirus has had, it would be that it has made us all think about putting our affairs in order. When planning for the future this often includes setting up Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), of…

Welcome back to our offices

As we welcome clients back into our offices we understand that after a few months at home this might be a little daunting. Our ‘What to expect’ video, we hope, will answer any questions you may have and help put your mind at rest that your safety and that of our teams is our priority….