• 30 NOV 15
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    Autumn statement reveals new tax hike for buy-to-let landlords

    Autumn statement reveals new tax hike for buy-to-let landlords

    Buy-to-let landlords and people buying second homes will soon have to pay more in stamp duty. Here partner at WHN, Graham Ireland, explains the changes and potential impact on the property market. From April 2016, those in England and Wales will have to pay a 3 per cent surcharge on each stamp duty band. It

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    • 16 NOV 15
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    How to obtain outstanding debt through insolvency proceedings

    How to obtain outstanding debt through insolvency proceedings

    Following on from the previous blog in WHN’s debt recovery series, regarding attachment of earnings orders, Amy Richardson now explores how to enforce court judgments through insolvency proceedings. In cases where funds are owed to you by a company, individual or a partnership, insolvency proceedings can be issued to enforce a court judgment and attain

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    • 11 NOV 15
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    Property law experts secure national recognition

    Property law experts secure national recognition

    WHN has been re-accredited for a fourth consecutive year under the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme – the quality mark for legal experts in buying or selling property. The Conveyancing Quality Scheme, supported by some of the UK’s biggest financial lenders, requires legal firms to undergo rigorous examinations to demonstrate that they have the knowledge

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    • 05 NOV 15
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    Top tips for avoiding employment law pitfalls at staff Christmas parties

    Top tips for avoiding employment law pitfalls at staff Christmas parties

    While office Christmas parties offer a massive boost for staff morale, they also provide a backdrop for a multitude of potential employment law issues, such as harassment, alcohol-fuelled brawls, religious, sex or age discrimination, as well as post-party absenteeism. In addition, business owners are often unaware that if the party is held at a different

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    • 02 NOV 15
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    Workshop will help spur business growth

    Workshop will help spur business growth

    Lancashire and Greater Manchester businesses targeting growth are urged to attend a workshop led by commercial law experts. The free legal workshop, held by Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall, will take place on Friday, November 27 from 3pm at The Village Hotel, Waterfold Business Park, Bury. The event aims to help business owners who are unaware

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