29/05/2017
How would you face up to the financial realities of splitting up?  Sadly, the future can look grim because suddenly the truth may be dawning – after divorce, one partner has to face all the bills alone and often with a family to provide for. Often the partner without…

08/05/2017
That’s true, not just in an Australian soap opera, but all over the world, so the worst thing we can do is fall out with our neighbours because, as we all know “good neighbours become good friends“… or at least they don’t start a war which ends up in Court as…

18/04/2017
This time, more information from one of our business law specialists, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak6f2b35ee87d1c59d14cce28415fdb860').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy6f2b35ee87d1c59d14cce28415fdb860 = 'spencer.laymond' +…

27/03/2017
For my latest blog, I’m grateful to my colleague, Spencer Laymond for reference to his Report for Accountants “7 pitfalls to avoid when buying Gross Recurring Fees”.  This is just an extract from the much longer and more detailed Report which is available direct from Spencer on 0208 363 4444  or…

07/03/2017
With the romance of Valentine’s Day now behind us, let’s talk again about the practical aspects of our relationships. With the unavoidable increase in divorce and separation rates, it means that more of us who are getting married or moving in together are not “first timers“. Not only that, either…

14/02/2017
Really ? How well do you get on with your neighbours ? Our Dispute Resolution team gets involved in so many property disputes between sellers/buyers and also neighbours over a whole range of problems. When we buy a property, we rely on the Sellers’ Property Information form to tell…

24/01/2017
This month, I’m grateful to my colleague, Vijaya Sumputh, one of our specialist Family Law Solicitors at Curwens for her timely advice on the way some family assets are dealt with in divorce : “According to a recent the Guardian, divorce enquiries are expected to rise more than 300% at the…

03/01/2017
The start of a new year is often a tricky time for families – has this been a stressful Christmas period? Has spending too much put pressure on family finances and inevitably on relationships? Has the extra time off work meant there’s been time to reflect on the reality of marital…

21/12/2016
They do say “it’s better to give than to receive” and that’s so true at Christmas. How wonderful is it to see your loved one’s eyes light up when they open the present you lovingly chose for them……. until you both realise – it’s the wrong colour, it doesn’t…

14/12/2016
“…..T’is the season to be jolly“, (“falalalala la la la la“) … so we thought employers and HR managers might find this seasonal post useful…. At this time of year, the last thing we want to think about is a legal issue but I thought it might be helpful to share a…

23/11/2016
The recent phenomenon known as Black Friday is attracting a lot of attention again this year. Sadly, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the seasonal frenzy but then get caught out when things go wrong.  One of our solicitors at Curwens, This email address is being…

02/11/2016
Radio 2 recently reported on research that found the majority of adults do not have a valid will in place. Given the relatively low cost of having one professionally prepared, there is no excuse and it can avoid a potential mess being left behind for your loved ones to…

11/10/2016
This month, I’m grateful to my colleague, Amanda Thurston, who wrote an article recently on this difficult topic. “Landlord and Tenant law is a notoriously tricky area. It’s all too easy to get into difficulty. Whether you’re a Landlord dealing with a commercial lease or residential tenancies, the chances…

20/09/2016
Those of us who are Archers fans have been glued to our radio sets recently, following the latest stressful storyline – stressful for the characters and fans alike – involving the trial of Helen Titchener (aka Archer).  Although it is fiction – and exciting fiction at that – there are…

25/08/2016
Recent research from the Registry Trust shows a further drop in the number of County Court Judgments (CCJs) against businesses. The Registry Trust Press Release states that the “number of debt judgments against businesses in England and Wales fell for the seventh consecutive year in the first half of…

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