• 13 DEC 13
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    PROPERTY Q & A: What is the “help to buy” scheme?

    PROPERTY Q & A: What is the “help to buy” scheme?

    I am a first time buyer. I have been trying to save enough money for a deposit but have been having difficulty doing so. I am aware that the Government has announced a ‘help to buy’ scheme.  Can you please explain how the scheme works?   As a result of the property slump, most lenders

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    • 13 DEC 13
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    LAW FIRM UNWRAPS CHRISTMAS GIFT CAMPAIGN

    LAW FIRM UNWRAPS CHRISTMAS GIFT CAMPAIGN

    Leading law firm, Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall has pledged to help spread some festive cheer for children in care this Christmas by donating a host of gifts. This will be the seventh year that the Bury firm based on Manchester Road has supported the council’s fostering team by donating Christmas gifts. The gifts supplied by

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    • 05 DEC 13
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    WOODCOCKS HAWORTH AND NUTTALL ADVISES ON KQF EXPANSION

    WOODCOCKS HAWORTH AND NUTTALL ADVISES ON KQF EXPANSION

    A team from Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall solicitors has advised KQF Quality Foods on the expansion of its halal food supplier business. KQF, headquartered in Blackburn, was established in 2001 and is now one of the country’s leading processors of high quality halal foods. The completed acquisition of Marhaba Ltd’s Cash and Carry on Whalley

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    • 29 NOV 13
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    WHN is crowned legal firm of the year

    WHN is crowned legal firm of the year

    Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors has been crowned Best in Class for Legal and Financial Services at the Made in Bury Awards. The awards, attended by over 300 business people and held at the Longfield Suite, Prestwich, celebrate Bury’s leading businesses across a wide variety of sectors while acknowledging commercial success. The awards event is 

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    • 14 NOV 13
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    FREE LEGAL ADVICE CLINICS FOR EMPLOYEES

    FREE LEGAL ADVICE CLINICS FOR EMPLOYEES

      Woodcocks Haworth & Nuttall is offering free legal advice clinics to give people the opportunity to speak to expert solicitors on issues such as tribunal claims and procedures, unfair dismissal rights, redundancy matters or grievances at work Attendees will also be able to gain general, impartial advice on all aspects of employment law. The

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    • 14 NOV 13
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    SOLICITOR SECURES NATIONAL ACCREDITATION

    SOLICITOR SECURES NATIONAL ACCREDITATION

    An experienced solicitor at Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall has successfully become a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel. Mark Taylor, 50 and situated at the firm’s Bury office, attained the accreditation following a rigorous process of assessment and experience tests in the field of child law. Mark, who has over 20 years experience in

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    • 14 NOV 13
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    FRESH FACE IN HASLINGDEN AS LOUISE HEADS UP FAMILY LAW TEAM

    FRESH FACE IN HASLINGDEN AS LOUISE HEADS UP FAMILY LAW TEAM

      Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall has added a new face to its Haslingden family law team as it continues to drive forward. The firm, which last year merged with another of the North West’s longest serving law firms, Haworth and Nuttall, has appointed associate solicitor, Louise Daniel, to head up its growing family law department

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    • 13 NOV 13
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    WHN CROWNED LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

    WHN CROWNED LARGE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

    Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall has been crowned Large Business of the Year at the Rossendale Business Awards. The awards were held at St Mary’s Chambers and celebrate Rossendale’s successful businesses across a wide variety of sectors, acknowledging commercial excellence and innovation. The awards event, now in its fourth year, is organised by Valley At Work. Chairman, Rob

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    • 06 NOV 13
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    WHN is playing a key role helping businesses grow in Blackburn

    WHN is playing a key role helping businesses grow in Blackburn

    Blackburn and the surrounding East Lancashire area has always been a hot-bed of entrepreneurial activity. From the late great Jack Walker to modern day successes such as Matt Riley, there is no shortage of high profile success stories from this region. While the owner-managed business community may not share the same limelight, at Woodcocks Haworth

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    • 31 OCT 13
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    Landmark ruling bring warning for schools

    Landmark ruling bring warning for schools

    A legal expert has warned that a landmark ruling could open the floodgates to negligence claims against schools and councils. The Supreme Court ruled that a woman, who nearly drowned during a school swimming lesson 13 years ago, can pursue compensation from a local education authority, paving the way for future claims. Miss Woodland, now

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