Aug 2016
5th Aug 2016

Leicestershire Partnership Trust

Employer Scheme We would like to announce that Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust are now offering our Free Will Writing service as part of their employer benefit. This adds to our current ten NHS Trust partnerships we already provide the service to. We are honoured that they entrust us to look after their employees....
Jul 2016
31st Jul 2016

Glasgow solicitor struck off

William Meechan, a1 solicitor responsible for a litany of failures has been found guilty of professional misconduct as a result of numerous failures, including dealing with executry [estate] proceeds in such a way as to conceal a client's financial position when she was claiming state benefits, and failing to issue a fee note to an executry...
31st Jul 2016

Can your Will be challenged?

Under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, a will can be challenged if the deceased failed to provide reasonable financial provision for a spouse, cohabitee, dependant or child. Where a claim is upheld, the beneficiaries named in the will receive less than they were originally bequeathed. A well-drafted will and...
21st Jul 2016

LTT will replace SDLT in Wales

From April 2018, Land Transaction Tax (LTT) will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in Wales. To provide stability and reassurance to businesses and the property market initially LTT it will be consistent with the current UK tax, retaining its key elements concerning partnerships, trusts and companies, and reliefs and exemptions. The O...
19th Jul 2016

40% boost in care home fees

Following a government-commissioned review nursing homes have received a 40% boost in the fees they receive for work carried out by registered NHS nurses. The government has increased the standard NHS-funded nursing care (FNC) rate from £112 to £156.25 a week, as recommended by audit firm Mazars, based on its assessment of the “reasonable co...
10th Jul 2016

Congratulations Ursula!

Ursula Minshall one of Dunham McCarthy's Senior Estate Planners has completed the first part of her STEP Diploma for the Administration of Estates. After much hard work and determination we are proud to share her achievement of passing the exam (with flying colours)....
Jun 2016
23rd Jun 2016

Welcome

Donna Byrne joins our business development team, focusing on increasing local business. Expect to see her at your local school, fete or office soon....
6th Jun 2016

Welcome

Ever expanding, our private client team welcomes Estate Planning Specialists Mark Hurst and Brett Ferguson....
May 2016
19th May 2016

NEC Baby Show

Dunham McCarthy's appearance at the NEC for The Baby Show 2016 was once again a huge success. With over 400 new client's booked in for our Free Will Writing Service it's not too late to book for yourself. Contact our offices on 01785 711 556 or via email enquiries@dunham-mccarthy.co.uk to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity....
11th May 2016

NEC Baby Show

This weekend from Friday 13th May through until Sunday 15th May Dunham McCarthy will have 2 stands promoting our Free Will Writing Service at The Baby Show 2016 at the NEC. If you are thinking about using the service why not come and see us. Tickets are available from The Baby Show website...