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Transported into Investment

Woe betide you, should you tell a Salfordian that Salford is in Manchester. Salford is in Salford. The boarder is marked by the Irwell...

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All's well that ends well

A case decided at the Court of Appeal found that in a case of professional negligence..

Law firm Gotelee and Goldsmith had been taken to...

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Regeneration Across the (Manchester) Board

I've harped on enough about the projects transforming the streets of Manchester’s City Centre. But it is possibly more exciting to hear...

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Financial abuse of the elderly... what can you do?

Financial abuse of the elderly is on the rise.  The number of cases we see as a firm is increasing year on year.  From a personal view...

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Litigation v Arbitration

The LCJ has a worthy point. How can the common law develop, particularly in this digital, modern age, without cases to decide? However,...

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New Age Property Finance

Crowd funding is revolutionising start-up funding. Now, consumers can directly finance the projects that mean something to them, rather...

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Is our education system at risk?

While Mr Osborne talks of ring fencing education, will the cut backs in local authorities and the decision for all schools to become...

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Stay in Europe

We are no longer an island with an empire. We are a dynamic nation with a trading instinct which will flourish in the EEC, where trade...

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Affordable Justice

In a world where certain lawyers work in a way which seek to maximise costs in litigation, which is often to the detriment of the client,...

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Costs appeals and the big picture

It seems that these cases will inevitably end up in the Court of Appeal. There is now a lot of money at stake. This will only bolster the...

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Most employers probably do not need to!

The levy will probably only directly apply to less than 2% of employers. The proposal to create 3 million new apprenticeships during the...

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Future of Legal Employment

With the cost of university increasing we need to encourage affordable ways of training our future talent. Therefore we need to look at...

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A Budget For SMEs?

Whilst the Chancellor continues to be the target of much criticism for his latest cuts to disability benefit, many SMEs will be...

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More MedCo drama

MedCo has come under scrutiny by many and for various reasons since coming into force. Alarmingly under the accreditation arrangements...

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Stamp duty on buy-to-let properties confirmed

Buy-to-let landlords have been dealt a new blow in the Budget after the Chancellor abandoned plans to exempt 'significant investors' from...

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Do I really need to do all those searches?

A common question put to conveyancers by purchasers, is whether searches are necessary, they can be costly and time consuming.  Often...

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Northshoring and the Northern Powerhouse

I have talked numerous times about the sky-rocketing jobs market in Manchester and its inevitable impact on the real estate sector. The...

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ABP EXPO Speakers

If you are attending the ABP Expo at EventCity next week make sure you pop along and listen to "The Top Legal Tips for Body Shop Owners"...

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Be not afeared: the media is full of noises!

The media reacted with horror at the Chancellor’s latest move against private landlords. The sensationalised headlines heralded the death...

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European Property Investment To Increase in 2016

I promise this post is not about the Brexit... well, mostly.

Whether or not Brexit happens, it is very heartening to see that (even amidst...

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Refurb is the new black...

Manchester’s burgeoning economic growth has prompted an almighty scramble for high end office space. However, empty space is a rarity and...

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Service charges on the rise

Leaseholders pay a service charge to a management company to cover maintenance of the building. They tend to vary from year to year.

The...

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Inheritance tax relief - a farmer's approach

The new Inheritance tax allowance, the residence nil rate band, is mainly being talked about in relation to couples passing their home on...

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Crash for cash... does it pay?

Fraud exists but many forget fraud is a broad area and affects banking, motor and home insurance to name a few. Unfortunately Motor...

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Access to justice at risk

With the pending County Court Closures and numerous changes in litigation such as fixed fee one would assume access to to justice would...

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How will you buy your house in 2025?

When buying a house the onus is on the buyer to investigate the property and its title, usually through an expert, i.e. a surveyor and a...

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The Power's In Your Hands!

Castlefield has made a name for itself as the go-to alfresco area of the city (you know, for those 3 weeks of sunshine we get a year)....

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Public apology for discrimination

Whilst Ms Carneiro may receive damages for loss of earnings, injury to feelings and even aggravated damages (assuming she succeeds with...

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Bringing Justice To Our Clients

The challenge we face in dealing with litigation is providing justice to our clients whether individuals, businesses (or their owners)...

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Supreme Court sends employers a wake-up call.

This supreme court decision extends the ruling on vicarious liability to the advantage of futue claiamnts in cases that would have...

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Make House Building Easier

While there is a need to protect green belt and how land is developed this could be achieved by a more efficient planning system which is...

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Corporate Resposibility

There will only be a change of culture in large corporate structures where individuals are held directly responsible for their actions to...

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Sell! Sell! Sell!

The new uncertainty in the market in the wake of the EU referendum will probably not be news to you. However, with funding still dripping...

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Inheritance battle Ilott v Mitson continues...

A Will in which a mother left the whole of her estate to charities and which didn't leave anything to her estranged daughter looks set to...

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Avoiding discriminatory job advertising

The Equality & Human Rights Commission has recently published some new guides for organisations who advertise jobs and services. They are...

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Northern Property Powerhouse

The predictions are putting Manchester’s net population growth over the next decade as high as 100,000. The Housing Crisis has been a...

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Fixed costs v Costs Budgeting!

This was a very well reasoned speech by an experienced High Court Master. The Government needs to stop and think (and properly consult)...

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Part 36 and fixed costs

This must extend to costs in CPR 47.15 provisional assessment of costs proceedings. So the fixed sum in CPR 47.15 (5) must now be capable...

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Flexible working

Flexible working amongst the UK workforce is widely predicted to increase dramatically over the next few years with flexible working...

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Unexpected Consequences: Oil and Property

Steve Morgan's article on the wide reaching effects of the low oil prices is a vital reminder that the property market floats on a very...

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Brexit and the Property Market

Neil Tague's article from summer last year is ever more relevant now that the EU Referendum has been announced. Tague's article is...

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Hidden Charges?

A group of landlords are seeking action against an estate agent to gain compensation for fees taken without their knowledge.  This case...

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Small claims limit increase

This has been, and still is, the main talking point for Personal Injury firms since George Osbourne's proposal to increase the personal...

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Confirmed... 86 Court Closures

A further hurdle for Claimants and their access to justice. One has to assume less Courts will result in elongating the litigation...

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Happy St David's Day!

Glaisyers and the team would like to wish all of our clients and friends a Happy St David's Day

Happy St David's Day 2016: Who was the patron saint of Wales and why do we celebrate on March 1st? March 1st is when people around the...…

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