Family business adviser Thomas Wainman is celebrating his place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.
Wrigleys Solicitors are pleased to welcome Neil Whitaker, Donna Radcliffe and Katie Derry to its Leeds office.
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 HMRC Trust Registration Service has now been launched and will require all trusts with UK tax liabilities to be registered.
Why family businesses should consider employee ownership when succession planning.
We consider why some solicitors have chosen not to advise their clients on the Residence Nil-Rate Band tax saving opportunity.
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)
A day of recognition for family businesses; the backbone of the Yorkshire economy and so often the bedrock of their communities.
Amy Youngman considers what happens to joint accounts after someone loses mental capacity or dies
7 simple tips for trustees
London based businesses face sharp rises in rates from April 2017, but businesses in the Midlands and North may benefit.
Thomas Wainman and Oliver Hallam have been awarded the 'STEP Advanced Certificates in Family Business Advising' after passing with distinctions.
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.
Congratulations to Charlotte Dyson for her place on the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners across the UK.
TUPE transferee obligations can apply where a service changing hands is divided among multiple providers on functional lines, explains John McMullen
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.
An alarming new report reveals the number of people who leave major decisions about housing, assets and care to chance.
This article considers the options for holding shares in an EO company and considers the pros and cons for both 'direct' and 'indirect' ownership.
Practical tips for residential landlords following the introduction of extra protection for tenants.
Amendments to the Finance Bill introduced this week will mean the end of certain tax reliefs available on investments in community energy projects.
This case made headlines after a daughter successfully challenged being excluded from her mother's Will. We analyse the implications for testators.
Wrigleys are proud to join the Office of the Public Guardian's new panel of Deputies.
Friday will see thousands of people across the globe spend a working day volunteering for good causes in their local community
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.
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?
Appointing the right trustees is crucial for families to protect the trust beneficiaries and maximise the benefits to them.
We are delighted to share the news that Matthew Wrigley received the Presidents' Award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.
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".
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.