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The dangers of a DIY divorce

By |2019-08-05T15:55:13+01:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Divorce & Family, General, Ward & Rider|

Reaching the end of a marriage is already an upsetting, stressful, and, often, messy time without the added stress of making it official through divorce proceedings. Despite the situation, whether there’s property, finances, or children involved, there’s a lot to sort through. What are the grounds for Divorce in the UK? ● Desertion ● Adultery ● [...]

Nine ‘Crash for Cash’ Fraudsters Pay Price for Their Dishonesty

By |2018-03-21T08:55:52+01:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: General, Personal Injury|

So called 'crash for cash' frauds are a blight not only on the motor insurance industry but also on honest drivers. The High Court made that point as it meted out stiff punishments to nine people who made dishonest compensation claims following alleged road accidents that never even happened. The nine, six of them members of [...]

Care Home Fined After Death of Resident

By |2015-03-16T10:42:58+01:00March 16th, 2015|Categories: General, News|

The thought that friends or family members might be passing their later years in a care home which is unsafe is a disturbing one for anyone, so the recent announcement by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) that a care home in Hertfordshire has been fined £85,000 for a breach of the Health and Safety at [...]

Stamp Duty Changes

By |2014-12-05T11:50:52+01:00December 5th, 2014|Categories: General, News|

The basis on which stamp duty is charged is being changed in a move that will benefit most purchasers of property. The old system applied a single rate of stamp duty to the sale price, based on the value of the purchase. Because of the way in which this was tiered, it led to some creative [...]

Macmillan Coffee Morning – Come and Join Us!

By |2014-09-25T10:35:55+01:00September 25th, 2014|Categories: General, News|

Join us tomorrow from 10.30am and 2.30pm, for our Macmillan Coffee Morning. We are taking part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to raise money for the Macmillan charity to help people affected by cancer. Over the last couple of years we raised over £700.  This year we want to raise even more money with your [...]

A Run for Charity, In Memory

By |2014-03-24T11:29:31+01:00March 24th, 2014|Categories: General, News|

Six of our staff took part in the annual Myton Hospice 5 mile run on March 16th 2014. Staff ran in memory of their friend and work colleague Louise Hughes, who with great sadness, lost her fight to cancer in March 2013. The Myton Run took place at Draycote Water in Rugby in beautiful sunshine. The [...]

Welcome to Our New Website!

By |2014-01-20T12:12:31+01:00January 20th, 2014|Categories: General, News|

We are proud to announce that our NEW website is now LIVE! The newly designed website has been updated for easier use for the online visitor. Content, structure and navigation are now much more user friendly. The site provides a cleaner, more modern, yet personal and professional look and is geared to providing information regarding the [...]

Stolen Data Leads to First Conviction

By |2012-11-12T09:13:00+01:00November 12th, 2012|Categories: General, News|

The theft of a disk from HSBC in Switzerland, data from which eventually found its way to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), has led to the conviction of a Berkshire man who admitted to evading tax of £430,000. The money on which the tax was due came from his mother's estate and was not declared for [...]