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probate

Probate Delays may Finally be Starting to Ease

Andrew Morgan is a Partner and Wills Solicitor in the Private Client Department and can be contacted on 01323 434414 or email am@stephenrimmer.com Probate registries have been under a lot of pressure over the past few years causing lengthy delays for people applying for Grants of Probate or Grants of Letters of Administration. However, it…

NFTs

What are NFTs?

Mark Poulton is a Partner and Head of the Corporate Department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or mp@stephenrimmer.com Separating the fungibles from the tangibles   Digital assets have been attracting the attention of investors after a collage of Instagram postings and the first ever tweet triggered multi-million-dollar bidding.  The boom in the online art…

short-term let

How do I rent my property on Airbnb?

Rebecka Hagman is a Solicitor in the Commercial Property department and can be contacted on 01323 434420 or rh@stephenrimmer.com Aspiring property hosts must check the small print  As the shutters lift on life, with shops and bars opening and holiday planning underway, property owners may be thinking of cashing in on the demand for UK…

invoices

How do I get my invoices paid faster?

Lydia Wawiye is a Solicitor in the Dispute Resolution Department and can be contacted on 01323 434416 or lwa@stephenrimmer.com Five tips for businesses dealing with unpaid invoices Carrying the weight of unpaid invoices can make doing business challenging. The coronavirus pandemic has caused financial difficulties for many and could be making the problem of late…

cohabitation

Do I need a cohabitation agreement?

Ben Bradshaw is a Solicitor in the Family Law department and can be contacted on 01323 434415 or bbr@stephenrimmer.com If you live with your partner, or considering moving in together, you may have thought about a cohabitation agreement. But do you actually need one? There is, of course, no legal requirement to have a cohabitation…

commercial leases

Coronavirus and commercial leases

Steven Judge is a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution Department and can be contacted on 01323 434416 or sj@stephenrimmer.com Advice for commercial landlords and tenants during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every industry in the UK, with many businesses experiencing a severe strain on their cashflow as a…

NFTs

Cybersecurity when working from home

Grant Sanders is a Partner and Practice Manager and can be contacted on 01323 644222 or gs@stepherimmer.com Homeworking and the importance of cybersecurity risk management Having staff working remotely has presented significant challenges for many businesses, but one of the most difficult to address is the increased cybersecurity risk. As many companies did not have…

inheritance tax

When is inheritance tax payable?

Andrew Morgan is a Partner in the Private Client Department and can be contacted on 01323 434414 or am@stephenrimmer.com Inheritance tax threshold frozen until 2026 – but why is IHT planning still important? If you intend to leave savings, property or other assets to family or friends after you die, you need to consider inheritance…