Personal Law

Following on from our first blog in our three part series on the residence nil rate band (RNRB), we will now examine the interesting questions raised for those who are considering downsizing. Recent research shows that seven in ten people over the age of 50 would consider downsizing their property. These provisions may affect you,… Read more »

Employment

From 6 April 2017 changes apply to the operation of the intermediaries legislation (IR35) for public sector bodies. From that date a public authority (as defined in the Freedom of Information Act) is obliged to carry out an assessment of the status of their contractors under IR35. If they are hiring direct and the contractor is within… Read more »

Corporate

Companies House has introduced a free “Follow” service, giving any person (whether involved with a company or not) the ability to follow a company and receive instant email notifications when any changes are made to that company’s filing history. For those of us familiar with Facebook, etc., this concept is much the same. The email… Read more »

Corporate

The House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee recently published its report on corporate governance. This BEIS report is not to be confused with the Green Paper that the Government published on Corporate Governance in November 2016. There is though some overlap between the BEIS report and the Government’s Green Paper especially with respect to… Read more »

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