Blogs

Retail to residential conversions down despite increase in retail vacancy rates
According to the latest official figures, the number of retail to residential conversions fell by 17 per cent in the
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Judge settles inheritance dispute using 100 year old law
A judge has settled a case involving a dispute between two stepsisters over who should inherit the estate of their
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Over half of landlords planning to use a limited company for next property purchase
According to the latest property industry research conducted by Precise Mortgages, more than half of landlords plan to use limited
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Professionals voice concerns as number of cohabiting couples rocket
Cohabiting couple families have increased by more than 25 per cent since 2008, the latest figures have revealed.
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Key steps for getting your personal affairs in order
Whilst we probably don’t like thinking about it, the possible loss of mental capacity and the inevitability of death could
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One-fifth of people facing higher inheritance tax bills with probate delays continuing
One-fifth of bereaved families are facing higher inheritance tax (IHT) bills as a result of significant probate delays in the
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Think tank calls for major reform of Special Guardianship Orders
Family members should have direct experience of looking after children before a Special Guardianship Order (SGO) is made, a think
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Campaigners call for primary school children to be taught about FGM
Campaigners are calling for primary school children to be taught about female genital mutilation (FGM) as part of the new
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New association launched to lobby for regulation in the room letting industry
A new association has been launched to lobby for regulation and protection for the room letting sector.
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