Our Guide to Planning Permission and Building Control
So, that dream home you bought years ago no longer feels like much of a dream – in fact, it may be turning into more of a logistical nightmare as your family grows and the house seems to shrink in size!
HMRC timescale in providing records delays Access to Justice for many asbestos-related victims
Individuals who require details of their employment history for the purposes of making a compensation claim are facing unnecessary delay in their claims being dealt with due to problems that the HMRC are having in providing this information.
Professional Negligence - A Recent Success Story
When a solicitor makes a mistake, the effects on you personally can be catastrophic.
VW Emissions Compensation or no compensation
It is now widely known that the VW group has agreed to make compensatory payments to drivers in the USA whose cars have been fitted with the defeat device software designed to beat emissions tests, but what is the situation in the UK?
Belfast Business Awards
We are the only Northern Ireland law firm shortlisted for Customer Service Excellence in Professional Services in this year’s Belfast Business Awards.
New Child Protection Disclosure Arrangements for NI
New arrangements were recently put in place in Northern Ireland to help make it easier for anyone who has concerns about someone who might be posing a risk to children to find out if that person has a criminal record for sexual offences or for violent offences which could indicate a risk to children.
Higher Rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax now payable when Purchasing Additional Residential Properties
The government have introduced measures which will mean that higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) may be payable if you purchase an additional residential property.
National Living Wage
From 1st April 2016, all workers aged 25 and over are now legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour as the new “National Living Wage” came into effect with the implementation of The National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2016.