Sinclair Day

November 23, 2017

Autumn Budget 2017 – SDLT for first-time buyers

As the Chancellor, Philip Hammond alluded to in his Budget speech there had been much speculation in the press that he would do something to alleviate the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) burden for first time buyers. However, he went a step further by
November 22, 2017

Employment tribunal fees refund scheme is now open

Following the successful completion of the first phase of its refund scheme for employment tribunal fees, following the Supreme Court's judgment in July 2017 in R (on the application of Unison) v Lord Chancellor 2017 that the fees regime was
November 22, 2017

Autumn Budget 2017

Our budget summary will appear here later.
November 15, 2017

Claiming an “unclaimed” estate

There are special rules that govern how assets are divided if a person dies without making a will. If this happens your assets are passed on to family members in accordance with a set legal formula. This can result in a distribution of assets that