News

buy property

A quick guide for first time buyers

Buying a home is stressful, especially for first-time buyers, so it’s wise to do some research to ensure you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. Conveyancing is the term that refers to the legal process of transferring one person’s property (the seller), to another (the buyer). What does the process involve? Put simply; this…

ISO 9001 Management Systems B&W logo

Stephen Rimmer LLP passes ISO9001 reaccreditation

Stephen Rimmer LLP are pleased to confirm that we have been reaccredited with the ISO9001:2015 certified Quality Management System. This is the standard that provides guidance and tools for companies and organisations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet their clients requirements, and that quality is consistently reviewed and improved on.…

charity

Making a splash with cash boost

Young people with special educational needs have been taking to the water at an East Sussex activity centre – thanks to a donation from local charitable organisations. Our very own Mark Poulton current Chairman of Eastbourne Round Table and the associated Eastbourne 41 club donated £1,500 for the purchase of a fleet of easy-to-use ‘sit-on’…

childcare

When the end of summer spells divorce

September is traditionally a time of new beginnings, with children off to school or university and parents back to work, but for many couples, the end of summer can sometimes spell divorce. Lawyers often talk about ‘divorce day’ in January and report a similar surge when summer holidays are over, and research* looking at the…

trading standards

Price wars: How not to become a casualty

Competition in retail is at an all-time high, with even the big names on the high street struggling under the endless weight of overhead-free online retail. Combine that with a consumer base that has a more discerning eye for a bargain and an ever-tightening belt, with continuing worries of economic uncertainty – and it’s no…

childcare

School Admissions – Summer Born Children

The news that children born between April 1st and August 31st would be allowed to start school aged five, rather than being forced to work alongside children at a higher level of maturity, was greeted with open arms. However, since change to legislation was mooted in 2014 the ambiguity of school admissions policy for summer…