Author: carolyn halsworth

Don’t Put Wipes Down the Drain

Brearleys are proud to support Yorkshire Water in raising awareness that putting wipes down the drain block pipes and are bad for the environment #yorkshirewater #wipersaurus  

Accident At A Bus Stop

Mr A was out walking his dog and as he walked past his local bus stop the wind blew off the metal frame with the bus timetable and this fell onto his foot. Brearleys have now been able to secure an admission of liability from WYCA Ltd in respect of Mr A’s claim. Brearleys are …

Renting Your Property

Renting out your property may seem like an easy source of income, but it can be a legal minefield. Also you may have to pay tax on the income that you earn. If there are disagreements between you and your tenants, it can quickly become a drain on your time and resources. The best way …

Secretary Vacancy

We now require an experienced family secretary  for our Cleckheaton office.  Should you wish to apply then please send your CV to alexandrakennedy@brearleyssolicitors.com  

MICKLEFIELD HEDGEHOG RESCUE FUNDRAISER

Brearleys Solicitors and their staff have managed to raise £213.01 so far towards the rescue’s new hedgehog clinic.  Funds are still needed so if anyone could please share this link, and of course donate anything you can, it would be greatly appreciated.  Betty (pictured) says thank you!   https://www.paypal.me/Micklefieldhedgehogs?locale.x=en_GB  

101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children

Brearleys is on the Family Law Panel for non-profit organisation Only Mums and Dads and has had the opportunity to contribute to their new book. 101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children is an invaluable first source of legal know-how to help every separating or divorcing parent. For more information please follow the link below. …

How to Propose a Prenup this Valentines Day

Valentines Day is usually a day associated with love, chocolate, romance and maybe even a marriage proposal. If you are thinking of proposing, you may want to consider protecting your existing financial position by way of a prenuptial agreement. Arguments about finances are one of the major causes of marital breakdown and therefore it is …

Accident on Birds Nest Swing

Mrs F was visiting her local playground with her daughter and as she went on the Birds Nest Swing she caught her foot on the raised matting causing Mrs F injuries to her leg resulting in 3 fractures. The swing was also found to have been placed at the incorrect height. The Council have now …

Preventing Illegal Working

The Home Office has a code of practice on preventing illegal working. This code sets out the checks that Employers should conduct to avoid a civil penalty in the event of illegal working. The first code which came out in 2014, has now been updated and it provides that Employers may establish a statutory excuse …

MICKLEFIELD HEDGEHOG RESCUE FUNDRAISER

One of our staff members is helping raise funds for this wonderful hedgehog rescue, based in West Yorkshire, to convert their garage into a hedgehog clinic. The rescue need to raise at least £354.00 for a new garage door plus other items which are required to get the clinic up and running.   Any amount …