Not yet ready to tie the knot?

06/02/2018

Looking to set up a home with your partner but not yet ready to tie the knot? You are not alone. The Office for National Statistics states that there are now around 3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK . But, contrary to popular opinion, cohabitation does not give you the same rights and privileges as marriage. Here are just a few things you may wish to consider before embarking on the next chapter of your relationship.

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Oliver Price’s Weekly GDPR Blog #17 – Are we a step closer to the end of automated nuisance calls?

02/02/2018

If like me you do not welcome unsolicited nuisance callers whose first line might be “I hear that you have been involved in an accident that was not your fault” then you might be heartened by the two biggest fines that have been levied against companies misusing big data in the last few weeks.

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Friends with (Inheritance Tax) Benefits

01/02/2018

As reported in the national news, two men, both heterosexual, have married in Eire to avoid a colossal charge to inheritance tax in relation to a property. The case may be in the Republic of Ireland but is still of interest. The circumstances have been deemed “perfectly lawful” despite several potentially problematic provisions contained in the Irish Marriage Act 2015. Mr Murphy and best friend Mr O’Sullivan, decided to marry upon discovering that €50,000 would be due in tax on the death of Mr Murphy because of his choice to leave his property to someone other than his spouse by the terms of his Will. The circumstances surrounding this situation however, also turn on the fact that Mr O’Sullivan acted as a carer for Mr Murphy without remuneration.

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Oliver Price's Weekly GDPR Blog #16– I have got my new Data Policy so am I covered?

26/01/2018

It looks like preparations for the new Data Protection Rules are well underway. This week I have been in touch with a number of clients making preparations for the GDPR to come in to force on the 25 May 2018.

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Wansbroughs Solicitors Signs Up to SOS Connect

23/01/2018

Wansbroughs Solicitors has signed up to integrated practice and case management with SOS Connect from Solicitors Own Software as it targets a new growth phase in 2018. Wansbroughs Solicitors is a full-service regional practice based in central Wiltshire with offices in Devizes and Melksham.

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What is an Easement and why might you need one if you are a homeowner?

23/01/2018

An Easement is a legal right belonging to one piece of land which is exercisable over another neighbouring piece of land. For example, if you buy a house that has a shared driveway, then part of the area you will need to drive over to access your house might actually belong to the neighbour. You will therefore need a legal right to cross over their part of the driveway.

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