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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…

COVID-19 UPDATE FOR MOGERS DREWETT CLIENTS JANUARY 2021

  Following the Government’s announcement regarding a third National lockdown commencing Tuesday 5th January, we want to reassure our clients and professional partners that it remains business as usual for everyone at Mogers Drewett. Our absolute number one priority is the safety of both our clients and staff and following a comprehensive review of our…

The importance of reviewing your Will

A Will is never high on our list of priorities, after all none of us want to dwell on what would happen if we weren’t around – but if this year has shown us anything it’s that life can certainly be unpredictable. An out of date Will can often cause more problems than not having…

Should I speak to my parents about making a Lasting Power of Attorney?

The short answer is yes! It is a common misconception that a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is only required if you are elderly. Unfortunately, mental or physical incapacity does not discriminate and therefore it is sensible for everyone to consider making an LPA. Private Client Solicitor Emma Batstone discusses why LPA’s are so important….

Important update about the Stamp Duty Holiday

The Government’s Stamp Duty holiday is set to end on March 31st 2021. So if you complete on a property before the end date, you will pay a reduced amount of stamp duty tax, or possibly none at all. Find out more about the thresholds by reading our article What does the Stamp Duty Holiday mean…

Christmas and the Bribery Act 2010

Now this article may sound like humbug, but not all Christmas presents should be treated equally!  The Bribery Act 2010 introduced a new regime by which all corporate hospitality or gifts had to be reasonable and proportionate.  Given the current pandemic situation, not much hospitality is probably going on, but that does stop the giving…

Listen to our financial & legal experts in the latest Bath Life Business Surgery

As we look forward to a brighter 2021 there has never been a better time to plan. Listen to our experts David Hill, Rebecca Beresford and Stuart Doughty as they discuss the financial & legal plans you can put in place at any age to enhance & protect your future. Whether you want to retire…

Futureproof your business for 2021

Given the unprecedented challenges all businesses have faced over the last six months, there is no doubt that 2021 is going to be an important year. Add to this the UK leaving the EU on the 31st December and the uncertainty of more lockdowns and for many businesses 2021 could be a make or break…

Christmas, Covid 19 & Parenting Arrangements

For separated parents with children this Christmas, there is much more to organise than travel plans and what to pack. As we enter December, new regional tier systems across the UK and quarantine for those travelling abroad mean separated parents have a lot more to think about this Christmas. Travel overseas Assuming transport is available,…

The impact of a second lockdown on landlords and tenants

Following a second lockdown, Commercial Property Partner Justin Hopkins reviews the key points from the governments Code of Practice for both landlords and tenants which apply until 24 June 2021. The voluntary set of guidelines is aimed at encouraging landlords and tenants to recognise the unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19 and to work together to…