Planning to Extend? Gillian Crump, Planning Lawyer discusses changes to the rules governing home extensions
Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
The planning system has recently been altered for a limited period, to make it easier to build an extension to a house without the need for a full planning permission. Read More
Protect your home from property fraud – discusses Residential Property Partner Lesley Stuart
Thursday, April 4th, 2013
The Land Registry are urging property owners to take simple steps to help safeguard against property fraud. Fraudsters may attempt to acquire ownership of a property either by using a forged document to transfer it into their own name, or by impersonating the registered owner.
If I die what happens to my pension? asks Gary Shield Independent Financial Adviser
Saturday, March 30th, 2013
If you are a member of a money purchase plan either via an Employers pension scheme or your own personal arrangement generally the same rules apply. There are 3 different scenarios which will determine what benefits can be paid and the subsequent tax treatment. Read More
Budget proposals to be announced – Independent Financial Adviser Gary Shield, Cullimore Dutton
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
The Chancellor’s 2013 Budget proposals are to be announced on 20 March – two weeks before the end of the tax year.
Clients wishing to review their finances before 6 April in the light of Budget proposals will have a limited window of opportunity to do so, because Easter is early this year, with Good Friday falling on 29 March and Easter day on 31st March; and the ability of financial institutions to process business will be stretched.
First-time buyer numbers at their highest since 2007
Sunday, February 24th, 2013
The number of first time buyer’s reached a five year high in 2012, according to a new study of the UK property market by the Halifax.
‘Planning for Prosperity’ Cullimore Dutton Seminar at Chester Racecourse
Friday, October 26th, 2012
Cullimore Dutton hosted another successful seminar at Chester Racecourse on 11th October. The ‘Planning for Prosperity’ Seminar hosted by Tim Parker, Residential Property Partner at Cullimore Dutton discussed topical issues around ‘planning’ in the wider sense.