National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage from April 2020

The new rates are as follows:- • For 21 to 24 year olds the National Minimum Wage increases from £7.70 to £8.20. • For 18 to 20 year olds the National Minimum Wage increases from £6.15 to £6.45. • For under 18’s the National Minimum Wage increases from £4.35 to £4.55. • For apprentices the […]

REMORTGAGE MAY BE THE WAY

Is your fixed term mortgage at an end? Following the Bank of England’s announcement to drop the current interest rate, you should think about remortgaging to ensure you are on the best mortgage deal available*? Here at Brearleys Solicitors, we can assist you with the legal work to get your remortgage through as quickly as […]

Coronavirus – Advice for Employers and Employees

As the virus now appears to have arrived in Leeds and Bradford at the start of this month and to assist employers with protecting the health and safety of their staff, we would recommend the following action – Keep employees updated on actions being taken to reduce risks of exposure in the workplace. Ensure all […]

BE SAFE NOT SORRY

With all the strong storms and extreme weather conditions recently as can be seen from the photo this can lead to heavy consequences where peoples houses are concerned. It is extremely important when purchasing your new home that you ask your conveyancer to commission an environmental search to check for flooding in the area where […]

Parental Alienation

Unfortunately, when parent separate, parental alienation can occur.  This is where a child has been manipulated, coerced or otherwise pressured to side with one parent over another. Parental alienation is not always obvious and can be difficult to spot, but its effect on children is highlighted by CAFCASS as abusive and damaging, and can cause […]

Thanks Laura Fahy

Laura Fahy Laura is temporarily leaving us to have another baby.  Laura is a key member of our Privat Client team – an experienced solicitor who is known for her meticulous, caring approach.  We will miss her during her absence but wish her well with her new baby and look forward to visits (with the […]

DIVORCE OFFER EXTENDED UNTIL END OF FEBRUARY

Due to increasing demand the January offer on divorces has been extended until the end of February. Now that Christmas is over, we are all back at work and the children have returned to school for many it is also a time they decide their marriage is at an end. January and February sees an […]

Loyalfree

We are delighted to be members of the LoyalFree app, supported by the Brighouse BID. A free app which allows you to find great money saving offers from local traders as you shop. Whether you are looking for money off a meal at a local restaurant or cafe, a saving on legal services, or even a […]

Thank You Naomi

A pleasant surprise arrived for Naomi Banham at our Batley office today…a card of thanks together with some lovely flowers, from some very happy conveyancing clients. Moving house is stressful, but we always do what we can to make it as straightforward and hassle free as possible. Something that was appreciated by SR & family.

Making the Future Your Own

Embarking on a divorce is an extremely stressful process for both parties, particularly when there are children involved, and with so many options available to deal with the breakdown of a marriage which one is the right one? Clients are faced with choosing from the traditional routes of Solicitors negotiating via letters and the commencing […]