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Increase in probate fees to begin in April 2019

The Government announced in 2018 plans to introduce a new six-band probate fee structure which is set to replace the existing flat fee of £215 (or £155 when paid through a solicitor) to take effect in April 2019. Probate fees are payable when the executors of an...

Court of Appeal uphold Employment Tribunal decision that Uber drivers are workers.

In our article on “Risks associated with employing workers within the Gig economy” written in August 2018 reference was made to the case of Uber BV and others v Aslam and others and its effect on the classification of individuals as being self-employed or being...

New Vacancy

We are a Guildford based corporate and commercial law firm.   An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal within our Guildford office.   Applicants who have successfully passed the LPC should apply with a CV and covering letter to legal@cheyneygoulding.co.uk or by post...

Risks associated with employing workers within the “Gig economy”

What is the “gig economy”? The term “gig economy” predominantly refers to areas of the employment market with the defining characteristic of offering short-term contracts/freelance work in place of more permanent jobs. Depending on the perspective of the onlooker this...

Increase in probate fees to begin in April 2019

The Government announced in 2018 plans to introduce a new six-band probate fee structure which is set to replace the existing flat fee of £215 (or £155 when paid through a solicitor) to take effect in April 2019. Probate fees are payable when the executors of an...

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New Vacancy

We are a Guildford based corporate and commercial law firm.   An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal within our Guildford office.   Applicants who have successfully passed the LPC should apply with a CV and covering letter to legal@cheyneygoulding.co.uk or by post...

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Equine Industry Issues

The Equine industry is an area of numerous different relationships, for example between an employer/employee/working pupil/groom or a yard owner/horse owner or a seller/purchaser. Accordingly, there are stringent laws that apply in such different circumstances. The...

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GDPR

What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulations replace the Data Protection Act 1998 on the 25th May 2018. GDPR gives people more control over how organisations use their data and consequently imposes a burden on all organisations who control and process data....

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Care required when purchasing a horse

Horses are classified as goods and when it comes to selling and purchasing them (when horses can range in price from thousands to hundreds of thousands and more), care must be taken in accurate advertisement and also asking the right questions when buying. It may seem...

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ECJ clarifies workers’ rights to untaken holiday pay

The European Court of Justice has sided with a worker and his right to be compensated for untaken annual leave. The case of King v The Sash Window Workshop Limited and another C-214/16 clarified that in circumstances where an employer has refused to recognise a...

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Stamp Duty Land Tax – Scrapped for first-time buyers

Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, announced on the 22nd November that stamp duty is to be abolished for first-time buyers on properties up to £300,000 with immediate effect. The cut will permanently raise the price at which a property becomes liable for stamp duty to...

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Increase in probate fees to begin in April 2019

The Government announced in 2018 plans to introduce a new six-band probate fee structure which is set to replace the existing flat fee of £215 (or £155 when paid through a solicitor) to take effect in April 2019. Probate fees are payable when the executors of an...

read more

New Vacancy

We are a Guildford based corporate and commercial law firm.   An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal within our Guildford office.   Applicants who have successfully passed the LPC should apply with a CV and covering letter to legal@cheyneygoulding.co.uk or by post...

read more

Equine Industry Issues

The Equine industry is an area of numerous different relationships, for example between an employer/employee/working pupil/groom or a yard owner/horse owner or a seller/purchaser. Accordingly, there are stringent laws that apply in such different circumstances. The...

read more

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New Vacancy

We are a Guildford based corporate and commercial law firm.   An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal within our Guildford office.   Applicants who have successfully passed the LPC should apply with a CV and covering letter to legal@cheyneygoulding.co.uk or by post...

Equine Industry Issues

The Equine industry is an area of numerous different relationships, for example between an employer/employee/working pupil/groom or a yard owner/horse owner or a seller/purchaser. Accordingly, there are stringent laws that apply in such different circumstances. The...

GDPR

What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulations replace the Data Protection Act 1998 on the 25th May 2018. GDPR gives people more control over how organisations use their data and consequently imposes a burden on all organisations who control and process data....

Care required when purchasing a horse

Horses are classified as goods and when it comes to selling and purchasing them (when horses can range in price from thousands to hundreds of thousands and more), care must be taken in accurate advertisement and also asking the right questions when buying. It may seem...

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