Winston Solicitors LLP blog

Posted on: 17/07/2017
e-Wills. Should you be making your Will using your mobile?

On the 13 July 2017 the Law Commission, a statutory body created to keep the law of England and Wales under review, launched a Public Consultation aimed at bringing the law relating to Wills in line with...

Posted on: 07/06/2017
How does your business collect and store data

New regulations around how a business collects and stores data come into force in May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 and means that businesses...

Posted on: 31/05/2017
Understanding the new Inheritance Tax Rules

Many people may have heard about the new inheritance tax allowance that has been introduced in April 2017, which adds an extra tax free amount when you own property.

The new rules unfortunately are...

Posted on: 05/04/2017
Property maintenance advice when sprucing up your home

As the days get lighter and homes begin to unfurl from the winter months, you may be considering some home or garden improvements.  Depending on the work involved, however, there could be some rules...

Posted on: 01/02/2017
Careful Will planning is essential when getting married for a second time

Second marriages often leave spouses in a dilemma about how to ensure that both their new partner and their own children benefit from their inheritance.

The first priority to anyone getting married...

Posted on: 24/06/2016
BREXIT and What it means for Employment Law

In the wake of the news this morning it should be noted that as far as employment law is concerned, leaving...

Posted on: 09/06/2016
Tennis ball clearing the net

As an employer would you know what to do if one of your staff “pulls a sickie” and is then spotted tucking into strawberries and cream at Wimbledon, dancing in their wellies at Glastonbury or...

Posted on: 08/06/2016
Employees watching football

How can you enjoy the football fever without hurting your business?  The eagerly awaited 2016 European Football Championships begin on Friday 10th June.  Whilst England games are...

Posted on: 24/05/2016
Dress code policy

Dress code policies have hit the headlines recently so here at Winston Solicitors we decided to conduct our own research amongst millennials. Also known as Generation Y - this group are approximately born...

Posted on: 18/01/2016
Monitoring staff emails

The European Court of Human Rights has made a ruling on the Right To Privacy, under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, in the context of an employer's monitoring of private messages...