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  • 8 July 2020
    Stamp Duty Cut

    As you may have heard, the chancellor has today announced a temporary change to stamp duty - immediately increasing the threshold to £500,000 until 31st March 2021 with the aim to boost the housing m… Read more

  • 7 July 2020
    YOUR chance for a say on the future of UK farming

    As we are all well aware, the UK’s departure from the EU means a departure from the CAP – but what will replace it? The government are proposing that the new system will be based on “public mon… Read more

  • 3 July 2020
    Saturday is #theperfectplacetobe Day

    Photo: Cumbria TourismSaturday 4th July will see the opening of many local tourism and hospitality businesses. Whilst it may be with some trepidation, and certainly with lots of changes, the overwhel… Read more

  • 2 July 2020
    Residential & Commercial Possession Proceedings - Covid 19 Update

    Not long after lockdown we reported on the provisions of the Coronavirus Act and changes to the Civil Procedure Rules which set out what landlords could and could not do to regain possession of their … Read more

  • 25 June 2020
    Another Farming Family Dispute..

    The High Court has recently given judgment in the case of Phoenix v Phoenix - a dispute between two farming brothers regarding the terms of their late mother’s will. It was somewhat unusual in tha… Read more

  • 9 June 2020
    Managing health & finance decisions if you're ill or isolating

    Claire Maxwell F.C.Inst.L.Ex. is a fully accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly and Dementia Friends Champion and has recently joined THW Ltd in our private client department. In light of the… Read more

  • 3 June 2020
    Renting out an inherited property

    Nicola Steadman, of THW private client department writes:As a solicitor, I get asked a lot about transferring property to children who have benefited under their parents’ wills. Understandably, w… Read more

  • 2 June 2020
    New Directors Save the Day!

    Thomson Hayton Winkley has announced the appointment of two new directors, Kate Seymour and Stephen Greenwood, to join existing directors John Cooke and Simon Theobald.Pictured L to R: John Cooke, Ka… Read more

  • 28 May 2020
    Challenging a will - recent case law

    Wills found to be invalid due to insane delusionsThe Court has recently given its ruling in the case of John Clitheroe v Susan Bond, a dispute between brother and sister over the estate of their late … Read more

  • 21 May 2020
    Why co-habitees and single people should make a will

    Cohabitation in the UK has increased by over 25% in the ten years between 2008-2018. Although marriages remain the most common structure, the fact that the number of cohabitees have increased may mea… Read more

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