Property prices on the up!
According to figures released in Rightmove’s June House Price Index, the price of a house has risen by an average of 0.3%. In real terms, this means that the price of a newly-marketed property is £309,348. This is despite a backdrop of political uncertainty. To learn more about the Rightmove’s House Price Index report, click […]Read more
The Bank of Mum and Dad still helping children get on the property ladder
Legal and General, in conjunction with the Centre for Economics and Business Research, have conducted a survey which suggests that parents’ lending to their children has increased in the last year. It is suggested that the bank of mum and dad will lend £6.3bn worth of loans this year, an increase on 2018. The average […]Read more
We are delighted to have received this excellent review!
“Catherine Crabtree is EXCELLENT – very clear description of all the details of Wills and LPAs.”Read more
Proposed ban on cosmetic surgery for under 18s
Alarmingly, there has been a sharp increase in young people looking to change their appearance through the use of lip fillers, Botox and other treatments. One of the contributory factors to this increase is thought to be social media. In response to this, The Royal Society of Public Health have called for a ban on […]Read more
House prices on the up
Good news for homeowners and those thinking of selling their property. According to the Halifax’s House Price Index, house prices rose by 0.5% from April, with the average home now valued at £237,837. UK house prices also grew at their fastest in two years in May. More information about the Halifax’s Price Index can be […]Read more
It’s always nice to be appreciated – we’ve just received this wonderful review
Tessa is a great joy to work with. She is available at any time you need her and would make sure all is done even when she is on holiday. She gives great advise and listens. She advocates and ensures that her client’s view is put across to all the other solicitors and the court. […]Read more
Looking for your new role? We’re recruiting!
If you are ready for a new challenge in your career, then take a look at our recruitment page. We have four new exciting opportunties. Take a look here!Read more
George Michael’s Will leaves nothing to his partners
Singer George Michael, who died in December 2016, left both his lover and former partner out of his Will. Court papers issued on May 30th show that his estate, worth an estimated £97.6 million, will be divided between his two sisters, his father and his close friends. Fadi Fawaz, George Michael’s lover at the time […]Read more
Banking giants look at ways of improving mental health in the workplace.
In an encouraging move to help staff combat the effects of stress, some of the world’s largest banks are looking to appoint counsellors in their offices. JP Morgan already have counsellors in some of their US locations, whose role involves identifying and dealing with stress in the workplace. They now plan to have an on-site […]Read more
A great review from a satisfied client
During the entire process of completing our new Wills and LPA’s, Ovid Busette was friendly, informative, helpful and very professional in all matters.Read more