Monthly Archives: November 2013

Support during a Divorce

Going through a divorce is extremely stressful and it is important to ensure that you are supported throughout the process. Everyone has their own ways of dealing with stress but the following guide will point you towards sources of emotional support. Please read Getting Support During a Divorce. If you’d like to speak to a member of […]

Office Assistant Vacancy

Office assistant vacancy: rhw are looking to recruit an office assistant. More info can be found in our RHW career opportunities section. The closing date for applications is Friday the 13th December. No Agencies Please. If you require more information on rhw law firm in Guildford, then please do get in touch. You can call […]

CGT Relief Update

HMRC denies CGT relief where home knocked down and replaced In general, no capital gains tax (CGT) is payable when you sell your main residence.  This is due to principal private residence relief (PPR). However, the First-Tier tax tribunal recently upheld a decision by HMRC that Mr Gibson was not eligible for PPR on sale […]

New Changes Proposed to TUPE

New changes to TUPE have been proposed by the government. These are due to come into force in January 2014. For more information please read TUPE – Proposed Changes

Mental Capacity – New Article

You may think you don’t need to make a lasting power of attorney, because your money is held in a joint bank account with your partner.  Most people assume that if they were to suffer a stroke or develop dementia, their partner would be able to carry on operating the account and would continue to […]

Sharp Rise In Cohabitation

Figures from the office of national statistics has indicated that the number of cohabiting couples has increased by 22% over the last 10 years. That roughly equates to 3 million cohabiting couples in the UK. The number of lone parents has increased over the last ten years by 12%.  If you are looking at sharing […]

Care Sector – Legal Update

Do Care Homes need ‘Experts by Experience’ to Push Up Standards? Andrea Sutcliffe, the first Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced a number of proposed changes in an attempt to shake up the way the CQC carries out its inspections of Care Homes and also to improve […]