We recommend that everyone should check their Wills to avoid missing out on a significant exemption to inheritance tax liability which could be worth up to £175,000 on an individual’s estate (or more for married couples or those in civil partnerships).
In April 2017 there was introduced the Residence Nil Rate Band exemption to inheritance tax payable and this means that many older Wills...Read More
Help for Heroes
Thank you to everyone who came and supported out Annual Charity Golf Day at Silvermere Golf Club on 24th September 2018 being the 10th anniversary of this prestigious event. A good time was had by all, raising money for Help For Heroes.
Our support of this worthy cause depends on the generosity and unending support of the people who give up their time and money to join us each...Read More
We are looking forward to our 10th annual charity golf day at Silvermere golf course on the 24th of September. The event is in aid of Help for Heroes who do great work assisting armed forces veterans, service personnel and their families.
If you’d like to take part in this event, we have spaces available for a few more teams. See the flyer or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org...Read More
Residential conveyancing is the legal process of purchasing or selling a house. Residential conveyancing can involve buying/selling Leasehold and Freehold properties or Shared Ownership.
Residential conveyancing plays a huge part it people’s lives. Whether it is buying your first home or selling and moving to a new one. It is most people’s dream to one day own their own home and there are...Read More
Putting children first – written by Family Solicitor Patricia George
As a member of Resolution, I specialise in encouraging parents when thinking about separation or divorce to think about their children and put them first. This can be a life changing event not just for the parent but also for the children and must be handled with care. I believe children’s feelings must be taken into...Read More
For anyone who doesn’t have plans for Friday evening, please note that the Mayor of Sutton is holding a summer barbecue at 7:30pm at the Woodcote Flying Club.
Tickets are £12.
Live music with Dan Davison.
Proceeds to be given to Homestart Sutton and The Kidney Fund.
Details are shown below:
Sounds like a fun event for a good cause.
There’s nothing we love more than getting behind a worthy cause. Amy Ellis and Chloe Preston who are Dementia Friends have decided to run a Cupcake sale. We will be busy baking cakes to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society and selling them outside our offices on Tuesday, 12th June between 11.00am and 3.00pm.
Funds raised on the day are aimed to raise awareness for the fight against...Read More
The Health & Wellbeing Event of the Wallington Community Wellbeing Group took place on 27 April at the Trinity Centre in Maldon Road, Wallington, SM6 8BL.
We were proud to sponsor it.
The view from our stall
Following a recent review of their fee charging regime, the Office of the Public Guardian will now be refunding people who registered a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) with them between 2013 and 2017. The refunds due are as follows:
When you paid the fee Refund for each power of attorney
April to September 2013 £54
October 2013 to...Read More
In the Budget released on the 22nd November 2017 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a relief from stamp duty for first time buyers!
First time buyers purchasing their first home for under £300,000 will pay no stamp duty (SDLT). If the purchase price is over the £300,000 threshold but not exceeding £500,000 they will pay 5% on the amount above £300,000.
Prior to the relief being...Read More
We understand it is a daunting prospect finding out what your rights are in relation to divorce or other family matters.
We at Carpenter & Co are here to listen, and offer a free 20 minute consultation to discuss general topics that may relate to your case. If however you require longer than 20 minutes there will be a charge of £100 plus VAT up to an hour of initial advice.
Call 020 8669...Read More