Brexit Update

Brexit Update

The future of Brexit is almost as elusive as the answer to perpetual motion, with changes of tack from political parties happening on an almost daily basis. What we appear to be seeing, is solidification of manifesto…

Brexit Update

Brexit Update

With the UK's withdrawal from the EU now subject to an extension via the Benn Act, the UK exit from the EU is unlikely to happen before the 31 January deadline and all eyes are on the 12 December general election…

brexit

Brexit Update

The EU has now agreed an extension to Article 50, meaning that the UK exit from the EU will have a 31 January deadline, unless Parliament agrees on Boris Johnson's withdrawal agreement in the meantime. This extension…

inheritance

Can I give money away to avoid inheritance tax?

Depending on the size of your estate, a large proportion of it may be payable to HMRC in inheritance tax when you pass away. On your death, you will have a nil rate band sum of money which is tax free on your death…

juratek

Wake Smith advises on Juratek Limited MBO

 A management buy-out has completed at a Doncaster automotive supplier with the help of Wake Smith Solicitors. Sheffield’s Wake Smith team up with accountants Shorts and HSBC to act as legal representatives, advisors…

brexit update

Brexit Update

This week is being billed as crunch time for the Prime Minister's crucial talks with the EU on his proposed, revised Brexit deal. The key reason for the urgency is that the Benn Act, which effectively forces the…