Our blog provides you with updates and points of view on different aspects of law that can affect individuals and businesses.

Posts are written by some of our partners, senior solicitors and solicitors.

No peace of mind with DIY wills

06 August 2015

Lucy Butterfint, senior solicitor in our Beverley office, has extensive experience in will, probate, trusts and inheritance tax planning. In this blog post Lucy looks at some of the headaches that can come about as a result of DIY wills.

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Energy Efficiency Ratings: Environmental back-door tax on landlords, or sensible efficiency drive?

30 July 2015
Mike Stoney, solicitor and commercial property expert, takes a look at what the changes to the regulations concerning the 'Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard' of properties will mean to landlords and tenants, alike.
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New regulations turn up the heat for landlords | Will you be affected?

22 July 2015

Just when you thought a landlord’s obligations could not get any more onerous, the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 have been implemented, imposing even more obligations and requirements on commercial and residential landlords.

Ruth Brewin, partner and head of commercial property, looks at what these regulations mean to multi-let landlords.

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Delay to introduction of cap on care costs

20 July 2015
The government announced on Friday 17 July that the cap on care costs, due to take effect in April next year, will not now be introduced until April 2020.
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Budget update - An Inheritance Tax windfall for home-owners?

15 July 2015
Alison Elwess, looks at the implications of the latest changes to Inheritance Tax announced in George Osborne's budget.
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