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Entrepreneur’s relief

Entrepreneur’s relief

  “I often get asked about entrepreneur’s relief”. When does it apply? How can I benefit from it? David Dees, corporate partner at Heald Solicitors, says “I often get asked about entrepreneur’s relief”. When does it apply? How can I benefit from it? Entrepreneur’s...

The End of Section 21 Notices?

The End of Section 21 Notices?

A Disaster for Landlords - The End of Section 21 Notices?   The Government has just announced that it is going to consult on abolishing Section 21 Notices the law used by landlords to evict a tenant under an assured shorthold tenancy (or AST). At the outset, it...

Legal Technicalities – Ignore Them At Your Peril!

Legal Technicalities – Ignore Them At Your Peril!

 Did you exchange contracts or a handshake?Legal technicalities – Ignore Them At Your Peril! A recent case vividly illustrates how the simplest problem can easily mushroom into time-consuming and costly litigation. In Wells v. Devani, it required a trip all the way to...

Heald Updates

Plan for your succession

Plan for your succession

 Why should you plan for winter when it is still spring?  Contrary to belief, succession planning is more than choosing who will run your company after your death.The absence of or bad succession planning could lead to unexpected liabilities or other risks such as the...

Succession Planning Event

Succession Planning Event

Do you love your business enough to plan your succession?    Contrary to belief, succession planning is more than choosing who will run your company after your death.   The absence of or bad succession planning could lead to a whopping 45/50% tax, enough to...

She’s doing it again ….

She’s doing it again ….

Well. Here I go again on the Extramile Challenge. At least I know what I’m doing these days….   Extramile exists to raise charity funds which it then applies to other charities. It takes no profit from its activities. Each team also raises funds that they then...

Educational Articles

Nuts and Bolts – our Constitution

Nuts and Bolts – our Constitution

  Nuts and Bolts – our Constitution David: “Interesting how the unprecedented situation Brexit presents is straining at the fabric of our unwritten constitution. Also that the main authority is still Erskine May – not much has changed since I was a lad.” Mary: “Indeed...

Homemade isn’t always best

Homemade isn’t always best

Use someone who knows what they are doing to prepare your will! Well, I would say that, wouldn’t I? I’m a solicitor and this is my area of work. Your immediate thought was probably “And how much is that going to cost?” That’s nearly always the first question that I’m...