We consider the application of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to rural businesses and other Covid-19 related concerns affecting the sector.
The CLA has submitted a pre-Budget paper to the Treasury calling for diversified rural businesses to be taxed as a single trading Rural Business Unit.
The latest in our lecture series in honour of the late Matthew Wrigley, a founding partner of the firm, began on a sunny evening at Harewood House.
Marie-Louise Hamilton has been appointed managing partner and will start the role in May 2019.
If you are a partner of a farming partnership business, it is worth having a written agreement containing the terms of the partnership.
Wrigleys looks at the ways that electric vehicles could benefit estates and rural landowners.
The review of Inheritance Tax by the Office of Tax Simplification.
A dispute between a 74 year old farmer and the Church of England has highlighted the benefits of voluntarily registering land at the Land Registry.
The changes provide more flexibility to rural communities as to how they use existing buildings to deliver much needed homes and help farms modernise.
As from April 2018 the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) could prevent landlords from letting properties with low EPC ratings.
Thomas Wainman considers 'employee ownership' as an option for family businesses plus the usual mix of news, insights and perspectives.
London based businesses face sharp rises in rates from April 2017, but businesses in the Midlands and North may benefit.
Nominal sums are often paid to niche companies who hold hundreds of rentcharges. This case warns buyers about property subject to rentcharges.
Thomas Wainman and Oliver Hallam have been awarded the 'STEP Advanced Certificates in Family Business Advising' after passing with distinctions.
By pretending to be you, fraudsters can try to sell or mortgage your property. We consider what you can do to protect yourself.
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.
Is it possible to register new rights of common over land already registered as common land? "No" says Court of Appeal
As a charity, occupying and using school premises for school purposes, academies are entitled to an 80% reduction in their business rates.
A recent case resulted in a £2 million fine to the landowner following the death of a boy critically injured whilst trespassing.
HMRC has now opened a consultation as to how this SDLT rise would operate. Although open to change, this article summarises the initial proposal.
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.
From 1 February 2016, all private residential landlords will have to check that new tenants have the right to be in the UK.
Guidance for agricultural landowners on NEW rules effective from October 2015 and a reminder of the rules relating to agricultural workers.
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.
Practical tips for residential landlords following the introduction of extra protection for tenants.
Wrigleys celebrates another successful year for its trainee recruitment process, and welcomes Trusts and Estates specialist solicitor Kieran McIvor.
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.
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.
David French discusses the link between the BBC's Poldark and buying property in the South West.
A landowner was fined £20,000 by a court after the Health & Safety Executive investigated circumstances leading to a delivery driver's death.
Important rules come into force on 30 April 2015 for landlords of multi-let buildings with centralised heating, cooling or hot water systems.
We are delighted to share the news that Matthew Wrigley received the Presidents' Award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.
Important new laws from October 2013 allow landowners to take a proactive step to protect land and avoid claims for village green status.
Angus Hunter Smart of Wrigleys reviews new rules affecting how debts can be deducted for IHT - unwelcome news for many farmers and landowners.