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The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard: what is it and how will it affect you?

November 2017

As from April 2018 the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) could prevent landlords from letting properties with low EPC ratings.

Wrigleys Solicitors strengthens its teams this summer

August 2017

Wrigleys Solicitors are pleased to welcome Neil Whitaker, Donna Radcliffe and Katie Derry to its Leeds office.

The Yorkshire Family Business Bulletin

August 2017

Thomas Wainman considers 'employee ownership' as an option for family businesses plus the usual mix of news, insights and perspectives.

The Yorkshire Family Business Bulletin

February 2017

The latest family business news, insights, perspectives and more besides.

Strategic timing and the forthcoming business rate changes

October 2016

London based businesses face sharp rises in rates from April 2017, but businesses in the Midlands and North may benefit.

Property investors alerted following rentcharges case

October 2016

Nominal sums are often paid to niche companies who hold hundreds of rentcharges. This case warns buyers about property subject to rentcharges.

Solicitors at Wrigleys achieve family business qualification

October 2016

Thomas Wainman and Oliver Hallam have been awarded the 'STEP Advanced Certificates in Family Business Advising' after passing with distinctions.

Wrigleys boosts its specialist teams

August 2016

Wrigleys Solicitors are pleased to welcome Duncan Milwain, Lucy O'Reilly and Kasim Ahmed to its Leeds office.

Protect your property from fraud

July 2016

By pretending to be you, fraudsters can try to sell or mortgage your property. We consider what you can do to protect yourself.

Are your grazing agreements good enough? And are they being followed?

June 2016

To obtain important tax reliefs for IHT and CGT on rural land, it is often essential to be treated as a trading farmer, rather than as a landlord.

Case decides in landowner's favour regarding common land

May 2016

Is it possible to register new rights of common over land already registered as common land? "No" says Court of Appeal

Partner promotions at Wrigleys Solicitors

May 2016

Wrigleys is pleased to announce 3 promotions in its private client and charity property teams.

Potential business rates savings for academies

January 2016

As a charity, occupying and using school premises for school purposes, academies are entitled to an 80% reduction in their business rates.

Schools advised to check LA Asbestos Reports

January 2016

On conversion, local authorities often provide schools with their asbestos reports. Unfortunately these reports are sometimes inaccurate.

Schools' duties to protect...trespassers

January 2016

A recent case resulted in a £2 million fine to the landowner following the death of a boy critically injured whilst trespassing.

Update on Stamp Duty rise for additional properties

January 2016

HMRC has now opened a consultation as to how this SDLT rise would operate. Although open to change, this article summarises the initial proposal.

Sharp rise in SDLT for buy to let landlords and second home owners

December 2015

The 2015 autumn statement announced a rise in the rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for the purchase of additional homes and buy to let properties.

Residential landlords required to check immigration status of tenants

December 2015

From 1 February 2016, all private residential landlords will have to check that new tenants have the right to be in the UK.

ASTs and Farm Workers - Existing and New Requirements

November 2015

Guidance for agricultural landowners on NEW rules effective from October 2015 and a reminder of the rules relating to agricultural workers.

Is the Government wild enough about the Wildlife Bill?

November 2015

Landowners should take note. The Bill is not intended to introduce new law but there is a new offence that landowners should be aware of.

Changes to procedures to end a residential tenancy

November 2015

Practical tips for residential landlords following the introduction of extra protection for tenants.

Wrigleys Solicitors welcome new lawyers

September 2015

Wrigleys celebrates another successful year for its trainee recruitment process, and welcomes Trusts and Estates specialist solicitor Kieran McIvor.

Tour de Wrigleys

July 2015

A group of our staff cycled 40 miles across the Yorkshire hills, between the Sheffield and Leeds offices to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society.

Reminders for residential landlords

July 2015

Download a free guide for landlords on how to stay within the law when charging tenants a service charge.

Increased burden for residential landlords - FURTHER UPDATE

June 2015

A court has given landlords extra work to do by requiring deposits to be re-registered when a tenant remains in a property after an initial tenancy.

Top 25 accolade for Wrigleys

April 2015

Wrigleys have been recognised as one of the Top 25 Private Client Law Firms in the UK.

Ross Poldark and Mundic Degradation

April 2015

David French discusses the link between the BBC's Poldark and buying property in the South West.

Wrigleys staff become Dementia Friends

March 2015

Dementia Friends Champions Charlotte Buckley and Amy Slinn have held Friends' information sessions for 96 people at Wrigleys...and counting!

Farmer fined for accidental electrocution of delivery driver

January 2015

A landowner was fined £20,000 by a court after the Health & Safety Executive investigated circumstances leading to a delivery driver's death.

Deadline approaching for multi-let landlords

December 2014

Important rules come into force on 30 April 2015 for landlords of multi-let buildings with centralised heating, cooling or hot water systems.

Matthew Wrigley wins this year’s Presidents’ Award

October 2014

We are delighted to share the news that Matthew Wrigley received the Presidents' Award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.

Wrigleys grows its Charity, Schools and Rural Property teams

February 2014

Wrigleys Solicitors are pleased to welcome four senior lawyers and their first apprentice.

Good news for landowners...

December 2013

Important new laws from October 2013 allow landowners to take a proactive step to protect land and avoid claims for village green status.

IHT and debt – important changes to the rules

December 2013

Angus Hunter Smart of Wrigleys reviews new rules affecting how debts can be deducted for IHT - unwelcome news for many farmers and landowners.

Paying For Residential Care: A Guide For Private Client Practitioners. – A new publication from Wrigleys

Our book launch saw solicitor and author Austin Thornton introduce his book; Paying For Residential Care: A Guide For Private Client Practitioners

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Carillion and schools

There has been a lot in the news about the appointment of a liquidator for Carillion and what this could mean for existing contracts with schools.

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Community rights

This article sets out a summary of the community rights and powers introduced by the Localism Act 2011 and how they can be used by community groups.

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Religious life:

Date: 21 Feb 2018

Venue: Wheeler Hall, Leeds Cathedral, St Anne's Street, Leeds

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The Academies Event 2018: The future of state schooling

Date: 28 Feb 2018

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The 2nd Regional Learning Improvement and Innovation Show

Date: 01 Mar 2018

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