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Wrigleys private client solicitor named as one of the UK's 'Top 35 Under 35'

September 2017

Family business adviser Thomas Wainman is celebrating his place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.

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.

Proposed changes to the law on Wills and how they may affect you

August 2017

We summarise proposed changes to the law on Wills (designed to encourage more people to make Wills) and the implications for lawyers and clients.

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.

Sources of finance for community-led housing

July 2017

We have compiled a list of grants, loans and other finance options for community-led housing and co-housing groups.

HMRC's Trust Registration Service – ACTION REQUIRED

July 2017

The HMRC Trust Registration Service has now been launched and will require all trusts with UK tax liabilities to be registered.

Partner promotions at Wrigleys Solicitors

June 2017

Wrigleys are pleased to announce 4 promotions in the firm's Leeds office.

Employee ownership for family businesses - advantages & myth busting

May 2017

Why family businesses should consider employee ownership when succession planning.

Have you reviewed your Will following the 2017 inheritance tax changes?

May 2017

We consider why some solicitors have chosen not to advise their clients on the Residence Nil-Rate Band tax saving opportunity.

The April Yorkshire Family Business Bulletin

April 2017

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

Court rules against a challenge to inheritance in the Ilott case

March 2017

The Supreme Court has today handed down their judgment in the case Ilott v The Blue Cross and Others (previous incarnations known as Ilott v Mitson)

The March Yorkshire Family Business Bulletin

March 2017

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

Probate fees set for significant rises

February 2017

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed its plans to substantially increase probate fees from £155 to a maximum of £20,000.

The Yorkshire Family Business Bulletin

February 2017

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

Yorkshire Family Business Day - Tuesday 7 February 2017

February 2017

A day of recognition for family businesses; the backbone of the Yorkshire economy and so often the bedrock of their communities.

Joint Bank Accounts – Death Taxes & Mental Capacity

February 2017

Amy Youngman considers what happens to joint accounts after someone loses mental capacity or dies

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.

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.

Making gifts and tax planning after losing mental capacity

September 2016

Lifetime gifts to family members is common in tax planning. This case study explains how gifts can be made by relatives who have lost mental capacity.

Family Businesses with Legacy Pension Schemes

September 2016

Adam Carruthers writes for Family Business United about what family businesses with Defined Benefit pension schemes can learn from BHS.

Wrigleys Solicitor included in 2016 list of Top 35 Under 35

September 2016

Congratulations to Charlotte Dyson for her place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.

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.

TUPE case confirms obligations apply to multiple providers

July 2016

TUPE transferee obligations can apply where a service changing hands is divided among multiple providers on functional lines, explains John McMullen

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.

Partner promotions at Wrigleys Solicitors

May 2016

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

Top 5 accolade for Wrigleys

April 2016

Wrigleys feature in eprivateclient's Top 5 Boutique Law Firms list for the first time.

Will cohousing groups need to pay more tax?

January 2016

Respond to the consultation on changes to SDLT before 1 February 2016.

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.

Deeds of Variation escape unscathed

November 2015

In the 2015 Autumn Statement it was announced that following a consultation on the use of Deeds of Variation, no changes are to be made.

LPAs - 86% of people leave life-changing decisions in the hands of strangers

November 2015

An alarming new report reveals the number of people who leave major decisions about housing, assets and care to chance.

Employee Ownership - A comparison of 'direct' and 'indirect' share ownership

November 2015

This article considers the options for holding shares in an EO company and considers the pros and cons for both 'direct' and 'indirect' ownership.

Changes to procedures to end a residential tenancy

November 2015

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

Government ends tax reliefs for Community Energy Projects

October 2015

Amendments to the Finance Bill introduced this week will mean the end of certain tax reliefs available on investments in community energy projects.

Legal 500 debut – Court of Protection

October 2015

Wrigleys Court of Protection team are celebrating an entry in the prestigious legal industry rankings in the first year of applying.

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.

What Ilott v Mitson means for testamentary freedom

July 2015

This case made headlines after a daughter successfully challenged being excluded from her mother's Will. We analyse the implications for testators.

Budget 2015 - Tax changes for private landlords

July 2015

In an unexpected announcement in the 2015 Budget, a valuable tax relief available for private landlords has been severely restricted.

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.

Budget 2015 - Changes to Inheritance Tax

July 2015

FAQs on how the widely anticipated changes to the Inheritance Tax nil rate band will operate.

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.

Update on Company Governance

June 2015

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act arrived with little fanfare but there are points to note for the company secretary.

Wrigleys Solicitors appointed to exclusive panel Deputy list

June 2015

Wrigleys are proud to join the Office of the Public Guardian's new panel of Deputies.

Give & Gain Day - 15th May 2015 - a national day to celebrate volunteering

May 2015

Friday will see thousands of people across the globe spend a working day volunteering for good causes in their local community

Wrigleys expand Charity and Property teams

May 2015

Wrigleys welcomes the arrival of Laura Moss to its charity team and Alexandra Hempsey to its commercial property and education property teams.

Dementia - A Free Legal & Financial Guide

April 2015

Wrigleys have supported the Dementia Action Alliance to produce a free booklet to help those living with dementia & their families.

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.

Wife of a property developer held to a post-nuptial agreement

April 2015

In a recent case, the High Court ruled that a post-nuptial agreement signed by a wife at the request of her husband was binding.

Is Osborne hitting tax avoiders or simply embarrassing Miliband?

March 2015

The Chancellor's Budget announced a review of Deeds of Variation – is tax avoidance his motive or does he simply want to embarrass the opposition?

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!

The benefits to families of appointing a corporate trustee

December 2014

Appointing the right trustees is crucial for families to protect the trust beneficiaries and maximise the benefits to them.

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.

Will you have to pay inheritance tax BEFORE YOU DIE?

October 2014

The Independent, The Telegraph and The Daily Mail reported last month that "savers could be forced to pay inheritance tax while they are still alive".

Will the 2014 changes to intestacy rules affect you?

October 2014

The intestacy rules apply to estates of people who have died without a Will. We summarise the main changes in the law in force from 1 October 2014.

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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