Remember Museums Sheffield in your Will

Remember Museums Sheffield in your Will

Wake Smith Solicitors started its new legacy partnership with Museums Sheffield with a launch event in the Millennium Gallery. Suzanne Porter, director of the Wills and Probate team at Wake Smith joined Kim Street,…

Home-grown talent promoted at Sheffield’s Wake Smith

Home-grown talent promoted at Sheffield’s Wake Smith

Sheffield’s Wake Smith Solicitors has promoted two home grown lawyers. Associate Rebecca Robinson in the Commercial team has been promoted to director. Rebecca joined Wake Smith 14 years ago as a trainee solicitor…

Director moves over to consultant role

Director moves over to consultant role

After nearly four decades in the legal sector, Andrew Vidler looks to stand down from his full-time role in the Wills and Probate team at Wake Smith Solicitors and become a consultant for the firm. Andrew, who…

Animal charity secures donation from Wake Smith

Animal charity secures donation from Wake Smith

Wake Smith Solicitors has raised £4,611 for Thornberry Animal Sanctuary, an established rescue and rehoming centre for abandoned animals in South Yorkshire. Employees at the 200-year-old law firm voted the charity…

“The breakup fee”

“The breakup fee”

Usually I write about the breakdown of marriages and the financial implications. It appears that I have missed a trick and indeed, until now, missed knowledge of “the breakup fee”. This new concept is of Chinese…

NHS breast screening failure - the issues

NHS breast screening failure - the issues

News that up to 270 women may have died as a result of a major NHS computer error which meant 450,000 were denied breast cancer screening, is concerning. The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt announced yesterday (May…

Summer School Holidays – A parent’s survival guide

Summer School Holidays – A parent’s survival guide

We know after the last few months of “The Beast from the East” that you probably have not even thought about the kids' summer holidays! If you hadn’t realised the clocks have gone forward. Organising childcare…

Cohabitee’s guide to buying a home

Cohabitee’s guide to buying a home

Cohabiting couples are the fastest growing demographic according to the latest National Statistics. In 2017 there were 19.0 million families in the UK, a 15% increase from 16.6 million in 1996, of those, married…

Landlords – are you meeting efficiency standards?

Landlords – are you meeting efficiency standards?

As of 1 April this year, all new leases and lease renewals of commercial and residential properties in England and Wales now have to meet a minimum EPC rating of E to comply with the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard…