New fees for probate applications

New fees for probate applications

From April 2019, the Government intends to increase the fees paid to the court when making an application for a grant of probate in England and Wales. The fee at present is £155 if it is a solicitor making the…

Brexit – implications for employment law in the UK

Brexit – implications for employment law in the UK

Formal notification of the UK’s intention to leave the EU was given on 29 March 2017. Notification triggered Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) under which the UK has two years to conclude a withdrawal…

Biking the path to mental wellness

Biking the path to mental wellness

For Katie Marlow mountain biking has been the key to beating depression and she’s keen to pedal out the message for others to join her. Katie, from Barnsley, had struggled with mental health issues for most of…

It’s (apparently) the most wonderful time of the year!

It’s (apparently) the most wonderful time of the year!

Christmas is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, or so the song goes, but for some couples, the thought of spending time with their other half for a prolonged period of “fake fun” is just too much…

Your outdated EPA needs to become an LPA

Your outdated EPA needs to become an LPA

People are now living longer, and it is increasingly common for an individual to be unable to manage their affairs for a number of reasons. If the situation arises where decisions need to be made and people need…