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September 2018

Wrigleys looks at the ways that electric vehicles could benefit estates and rural landowners.

July 2018

This article considers the risks of allowing japanese knotweed to spread on your land and the steps which a landowner can take.

June 2018

The review of Inheritance Tax by the Office of Tax Simplification.

June 2018

Preventing the creation of new public rights of way and town and village greens.

May 2018

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.

March 2018

The changes provide more flexibility to rural communities as to how they use existing buildings to deliver much needed homes and help farms modernise.

November 2017

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

August 2017

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

August 2017

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

February 2017

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

October 2016

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

October 2016

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

October 2016

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

August 2016

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

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.

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.

May 2016

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

May 2016

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

January 2016

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

January 2016

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

January 2016

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

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.

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.

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.

November 2015

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

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.

November 2015

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

September 2015

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

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.

July 2015

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

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.

April 2015

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

April 2015

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

March 2015

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

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.

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.

October 2014

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

February 2014

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

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.

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.

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19 Nov 2018

Private hire drivers were workers and entitled to NMW and holiday pay

Employment tribunal was right to take a "realistic and worldly-wise" approach as written contract did not reflect the reality of the arrangement

15 Nov 2018

Part-time airline worker was treated less favourably because of her part-time status

Court of Appeal holds purser paid 50% of full-time pay when available for work for more than 50% of full-time hours was less favourably treated.

14 Nov 2018

Don't ignore the signals – telecoms on school property

We highlight the statutory rights benefitting telecoms operators and how these could affect plans to carry out works to school property.