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11 Feb 2019

Business sales and service transfers: when TUPE applies

Where the whole or part of a business is sold, or a contract for the provision of services is transferred, the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) may apply.

08 Feb 2019

Social media: snooping in the recruitment process

Recruitment processes can only tell you so much about a job applicant. If an individual is active on social media, surely it is prudent for recruiting employers to examine their online profile to find out more?

08 Feb 2019

Short term lettings: avoiding the pitfalls

Empty property is bad news for landlords. It costs money in maintenance and rates, as well as being a possible target for vandals and squatters.

28 Jan 2019

Malton & Norton Victorious

Malton & Norton were victorious against Pocklington on Saturday 26 January.

21 Jan 2019

Pearsons & Ward Solicitors supports Malton & Norton Rugby Union Club

Leading law firm Pearsons & Ward Solicitors, is proud to be supporting local rugby club Malton & Norton RUFC by sponsoring the home match against Pocklington on Saturday 26th January, kick-off 2.15pm.

17 Jan 2019

Keeping the farm going after divorce

Divorce is rarely straightforward, but it can be especially complicated when a farming business is involved.

09 Jan 2019

Leaving a relationship is the hardest thing you may ever do

We are here to support you

11 Dec 2018

Wrapping up rules on inheritance tax

Christmas is a time for giving, but for many farming families with the prospect of reduced subsidies and much uncertainty ahead, the idea of an expensive festive period can cause concern.

06 Dec 2018

Christmas and New Year opening times

All the Staff at Pearsons & Ward would like to wish you a Happy Christmas

04 Dec 2018

Pearsons & Ward staff have become Dementia Friends

Pearsons & Ward has supported training 14 members of staff to become Dementia Friends, in support of an Alzheimer’s Society initiative.

23 Nov 2018

Securing the right to see your grandchildren

The relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren can be very special and one that most parents fully support.

21 Nov 2018

Avoiding flood risk when home buying

Many people dream of buying a property in the countryside and although houses in rural locations have considerable advantages, they also carry risks.

19 Nov 2018

Varying your employees’ terms of employment

If you have to scrutinise headcounts and wage rolls, with a view to cutting costs, there are alternatives to making redundancies.

16 Nov 2018

Sellers beware: Japanese Knotweed can seriously affect the saleability of your house

If you have Japanese Knotweed in your garden it could seriously affect your chances of selling your home.

31 Oct 2018

Juliet Walker is happy to help with all Family Matters

The Supreme Court recently reviewed the law on relationship breakdown for couples who live together.

17 Oct 2018

Equal pay for equal work

With reports about differences in pay between high profile men and women seemingly in the news on a daily basis at the moment, there cannot be many people in the UK who have not wondered how their pay compares to colleagues of the opposite sex.

16 Oct 2018

What would a no deal Brexit mean for farmers?

As the Brexit deadline of March 2019 draws closer, the government has recently published a series of ‘technical notices’ explaining what may happen to specific industries if there is ‘no deal’ agreed for Brexit.

16 Oct 2018

Pearsons & Ward Solicitors expands Wills & Probate team

Leading law firm Pearsons & Ward Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Laura Carter as Solicitor to its growing Wills & Probate team in Malton.

10 Oct 2018

Pearsons & Ward Sponsor the Great Annual Michaelmas Sheep Show

Pearsons & Ward Solicitors are delighted to have sponsored the 2018 Great Annual Michaelmas Show & Sale of Breeding Sheep at Malton Market on Friday 5th October.

05 Oct 2018

How the risk of flooding could affect your house purchase

One in six homes in Britain are at risk of flooding, and it is not just properties close to rivers or the sea that can flood. Over three million homes are susceptible to flooding from surface water or from blocked drains and overflowing sewers.

03 Oct 2018

Ryedale Charities Together: 1-5 October, 2018

A legacy can be made to any or all of our charities when you make a will.

02 Oct 2018

Need help with your divorce or separation?

Get the right advice. Call Juliet Walker.

02 Oct 2018

Looking ahead: Brexit and October’s changes to employment law

With only months to go until the UK leaves the EU, businesses and individuals are trying to plan for Brexit amidst uncertainty.

28 Sep 2018

Don’t let your divorce end up before the Supreme Court

Divorce has been a hot topic over the summer with two cases ending up before the Supreme Court, and all over the news headlines, because the couples involved could not sort out their differences amicably.

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