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Millions forget online passwords when making a will

Pudsey law firm John Howe & Co is urging people to include digital passwords in their wills to ensure executors can access online information. Research...

Glaisyers Solicitors buys Top 200 firm Laytons LLP

Manchester firm takes a controlling stake in City of London-based Laytons.

Talented ten receive Taylor&Emmet recognition

Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, are making a raft of promotions to acknowledge the individual efforts made during one of the most challenging years in its history.

R3 predicts rise in insolvencies and outlines key challenges ahead

Corporate insolvencies fell to the lowest quarterly total on record during the first three months of the year, according to official figures released today.

Moving on up: Promotions at Dow Schofield Watts

Independent advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has announced a series of promotions at its North West office in Daresbury.

IR35 Rules and What They Mean for the Private Sector

If your business operates in the private sector, Aaron Gilmore of TreyBridge Accountants has put together all of the key information you need to know about IR35.

Glaisyers Solicitors makes seven new appointments

New starters bolster the Manchester-headquartered firm's growing litigation, property and costs teams.

Clarion costs lawyer appointed to the Working Group of Professional Deputies Forum

Stephanie Kaye, who heads up Clarion’s Court of Protection Costs team, has joined the 10-strong Working Group of the Professional Deputies Forum (PDF), a...

Housing market boom likely to be strongest and longest in North East

Martin Williamson, a Darlington-based property expert and director of Latimer Hinks Solicitors, believes that the national boom in the property market is likely to...

Taylors Solicitors marks World IP Day with backing for designers against copying scourge

Commercial law firm Taylors Solicitors today threw its weight behind a campaign to protect designers against the scourge of copying amid a sharp rise in the number of infringements during the pandemic.

Demand for mobile mechanics surges during pandemic

New data from one of the country’s leading insurance comparison websites has revealed a 127% year-on-year rise in mobile mechanics taking out insurance for their sole traderships.

Taylor&Emmet alumnus returns to conveyancing team

Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, are welcoming back a former employee to the Banner Cross office after a 10-month absence.

Warning from Pudsey lawyer that DIY wills and lockdown likely to lead to more...

John Howe & Co, the Pudsey-based law firm, is warning that the rise in popularity of DIY or badly drafted wills is leading to...

Cumbrian Financial Adviser takes on virtual charity challenge

A Financial Adviser from Cumbria is taking on a 150-mile virtual charity challenge run of South Africa to raise money to support UK Hospices, people of all ages with cancer, and children and young people with special needs.

Research shows more than half of young people in the North East keep...

Research conducted by Latimer Hinks Solicitors into attitudes of Generation Z, has revealed that more than 50 per cent of those born between 1995...

Keller Lenkner UK continues growth with investment fraud group launch

Keller Lenkner UK has appointed fraud specialist Mark Kenkre, who joins from Trowers & Hamlins, to lead its investment fraud and mis-selling group.

Leeds family mediators welcome government voucher scheme

On the 26 March 2021 the government announced that it is investing £1m in family mediation to support families in helping to resolve issues...

Taylor&Emmet hails new mediation fund for divorcees

Family law experts at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP are welcoming the introduction of a new voucher scheme that will enable more local couples to access mediation.

Clarion strengthens team with another four appointments

Another four lawyers have joined the Clarion team. With two years’ experience, Santino Stifanelli is the latest recruit in the Leeds law firm’s corporate practice....

COVID-19 insolvency measures extension, R3 response

Insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 is urging directors of COVID-hit businesses to make the most of the time granted by the Government’s extension...

Kate Garraway’s story raises awareness of the need to put in place Lasting Power...

Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story of her husband Derek’s year-long battle with COVID-19 has been made even more complicated by the lack of legal protection...

New pre-pack rules ‘miss the mark’, says R3 North West

New legislation on pre-pack administrations which has been approved by Parliament today may have ‘missed the mark’, according to a leading North West insolvency practitioner.

Team engagement and client relationships sustain growth at Clarion in difficult year

Despite the challenges over the last 12 months around remote working and Covid-related pressures, Clarion has again delivered a solid financial performance with revenues...

Homebuyers Armed With Advice Are Undeterred By Cladding Concerns

Despite concerns surrounding cladding on apartment buildings, demand still exists for homes in affected developments, which has been bolstered by new government guidelines recently being announced.

Professional Indemnity Insurance – What Is It?

Professional indemnity insurance (PII) is a type of business insurance that protects professionals against getting sued for giving poor or negligent advice or service to their clients. Read this article to learn more about costs and limits of cover.

Taylor&Emmet aids efforts of vaccination volunteer

A legal assistant at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is dedicating all of her free time - and some of her working hours - to St John Ambulance, to support the Covid vaccination roll out.

Consilia Legal Launches Local Initiative to Support Lockdown Start-Ups

New scheme aims to support the growth of successful lockdown businesses in Yorkshire

Double boost for Court of Protection team at law firm Bromleys

Law firm Bromleys has enhanced its Court of Protection team with two appointments. Chris Brayshaw and Rebecca Calverley have joined the Tameside practice from firms in Manchester city centre.

Taylor&Emmet steps out in force to support local 10K

A record number of staff from Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP are taking part in this year’s Dronfield 10K, which the firm is sponsoring for the fourth consecutive year.

Firms urged to plan for long-term survival as insolvencies fall

With company insolvencies having fallen to their lowest level in two years due to high levels of government support, a North West insolvency expert is urging businesses to create a survival plan for when support measures come to an end.

New Employment Specialist Strengthens Corporate Team at Ison Harrison

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed Corporate employment expert Ben Palmer to its corporate law division. He will be based at the firm's Leeds City Centre office.

John Howe & Co a cut above the rest for Pudsey barber shop

John Howe & Co has been appointed as legal advisors for local barber shop, Lowtown by Dalton & Co after a relationship forged over...

New digital broker launch puts customers in control

Manchester’s Wrapper will plug the personal lines e-trading gap with a sophisticated digital-only approach.

It gives us time to see through home deals, says Adkirk Law, welcoming Stamp...

Measures to extend the stamp duty holiday for property transactions have been welcomed by North West conveyancing firm Adkirk Law. Linda Kirk, director of conveyancing...

Four associates join Leeds law firm

Clarion has appointed four associates as the Leeds law firm sees continued growth. Catherine Laundy and Aby Milner join Clarion’s Commercial Dispute Resolution team. Catherine...

Directors ‘closing dormant firms before Budget deadline’

Directors are taking the opportunity to close down dormant companies and distribute capital to shareholders amidst rumours the Chancellor is planning to change the rules on tax relief in the Budget.

Law firm gets a move on for its latest challenge

Leeds-based law firm Ison Harrison has launched the Yorkshire Law Firm Challenge which encourages staff from its 15 Yorkshire branches to clock up the miles as well as raise funds for five charitable causes.

New partner adds firepower at Taylors Solicitors

Taylors Solicitors has strengthened its team with the arrival of a commercial disputes partner. Stuart Farr has joined the north west practice from national firm Knights, where he was a partner.

North West towns and cities pray for end of lockdown as footfall plummets

Boris Johnson’s plans to open up the economy cannot come soon for traders in the North West’s towns and cities, according to new figures which show footfall amongst the lowest levels since the start of the pandemic.

Focus on GDPR security must include confidential waste paper as well as digital

Businesses are placing themselves at risk of fraud or even prosecution under data protection laws by failing to properly dispose of their documents, warns...