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September 2018

HMRC has further updated its guidance on compliance with the legislation of the registration of trusts which had tax liability.

August 2018

The firm has once again achieved Band 1 ranking (regional guide) and are delighted to be recognised as a Band 1 National Leader (outside London).

July 2018

The recent case of Taulbut v Davey is the latest example of a homemade Will causing confusion, frustration, and fallout.

June 2018

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

March 2018

HMRC has now updated its guidance on penalties for failure to comply with the legislation of the registration of trusts which had tax liability.

September 2017

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

August 2017

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

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.

June 2017

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

May 2017

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

June 2017

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

May 2017

Why family businesses should consider employee ownership when succession planning.

May 2017

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

April 2017

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

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)

March 2017

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

January 2017

The new ‘Residence Nil Rate Band’ aims to put more family homes beyond the reach of inheritance tax.

February 2017

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

February 2017

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

February 2017

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

January 2017

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

February 2017

A roundtable discussion amongst private client experts from Florida, Texas and New York - plus the European jurisdictions of the UK, Portugal & Malta.

October 2016

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

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.

September 2016

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

September 2016

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

August 2016

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

July 2016

What you need to know about leaving money to a person with a disability and how very simple arrangements can make a huge financial difference.

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.

May 2016

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

April 2016

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

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.

November 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

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.

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

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

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.

October 2015

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

September 2015

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

July 2015

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

July 2015

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

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

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

June 2015

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

April 2015

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

April 2015

Albany Pumps, an international business based in Gloucestershire and with a site in Yorkshire is celebrating becoming employee owned.

April 2015

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

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.

March 2014

Couples moving in together can benefit from cohabitation agreements

March 2015

As we now have some certainty on how trusts will be taxed, a new approach to structuring Wills can be applied.

March 2015

Consultations on how to simplify trust taxation abruptly ended after a shock announcement from HMRC in June 2014.

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?

March 2015

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

March 2015

In the advisory community there has been concern in relation to HMRC's new DOTAS (disclosure of tax avoidance schemes) proposals.

February 2015

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

October 2014

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

October 2014

The BMA Patient Information Special Award for Mental Capacity Resource went to a Headway advice booklet co-written by Wrigleys solicitor Ian Potter.

March 2015

There have recently been changes to the intestacy laws in England & Wales.

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".

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.

September 2014

Wrigleys is supporting Remember a Charity in Your Will Week 2014 by giving away Remember a Charity chocolates in our reception throughout the week.

September 2014

Wrigleys are delighted to be added to the NAT's specialist solicitor list.

July 2014

Figures released by the High Court this week show that claims against executors for mishandling deceased's estates have tripled over the last year.

June 2014

The Government has announced a plan to help improve the public understanding of Lasting Powers of Attorney.

April 2014

A new Code that came into force on 1 April 2014, has been introduced to help protect members of the public seeking advice on a Will.

March 2014

This article highlights ways to arrange your affairs to ensure the money you want to benefit your child can do so in the most effective way possible.

October 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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10 Oct 2018

School and nursery staff no longer have to disclose association with sex offenders

The disqualification by association rules no longer apply to those working in schools and nurseries.

25 Sep 2018

Could you maximise income through hiring out school property?

We look at an example of utilising school land and property, and how the school and academy trust should act.

24 Sep 2018

**HMRC UPDATE** Trust Registration Service - September 2018

HMRC has further updated its guidance on compliance with the legislation of the registration of trusts which had tax liability.