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Social care webinar: Essential HR and employment law update

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Social care webinar

Royds Withy King’s Health & Social Care team are pleased to invite you to our webinar providing a practical update and guidance on how to tackle the current HR and employment law challenges in the care sector.

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Mavern House Nursing Home in Wiltshire sold to Welford Healthcare

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Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of Mavern House Nursing Home in the hamlet of Shaw, near Melksham in Wiltshire, to Welford Healthcare. Royds Withy King acted on behalf of the sellers.

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Leasehold reform – how does this affect retirement housing?

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Modern retirement home

The biggest reforms to property law for 40 years have been announced following the publication of proposed reforms for leasehold properties by the Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick.

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Royds Withy King welcomes Partner David Paxton as head of real estate team in London

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Today we welcome specialist real estate development lawyer David Paxton to our London office.

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Royds Withy King spreads festive cheer with Winter Appeal fundraising efforts

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We are helping the homeless this winter by raising £5,000 – enough money to buy 1,000 Christmas meals.

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Powers of Attorney across borders

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power-of-attorney

In the first of this mini-series, we explore how an attorney appointed under a foreign power of attorney may be able to use the power to deal with assets located in England & Wales.

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Inheritance tax relief on falling property prices

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Inheriting-house

When a property (or land) is sold within four years of the date of death for less than its date of death value, a relief from inheritance tax may be available. The relief basically allows the sale price to be substituted for the date of death value.

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Guns n’ Rosés

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Gun-and-rose

As the Government and the Office of Tax Simplification look at the very real possibility of bringing Capital Gains Tax (‘CGT’) rates into line with income tax rates it seems like a good moment to review the position on some investments which may be able to be realised free of CGT.  One would hope that the exemptions themselves would continue to apply even if the CGT rate increases.

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Mesothelioma UK’s Gendered Experience of Mesothelioma (GEMS) report reveals striking differences between men’s and women’s experience of mesothelioma

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Helen Childs explains the findings of a recent Mesothelioma UK and University of Sheffield study into the gendered experience of mesothelioma, which has highlighted differences in support and willingness to bring a claim for compensation.

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How we secured our Times Best Law Firms 2021 ranking

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Last week we were announced by The Times as one of their Best Law Firms for 2021. Here’s how we did it.

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Royds Withy King Announces 33 Promotions

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Today we’re announcing 33 promotions within our firm, including four new Partners.

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Royds Withy King celebrates legal rankings

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We have achieved excellent rankings in the newest editions of the influential The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners directories, cementing our national reach and reputation.

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