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Race to the King 2022 fundraising event for Rowans Hospice

Glanvilles LLP is embarking on a momentous challenge this summer –running/walking a  DOUBLE ULTRA/ULTRA Marathon Race to the King 2022 , organised by Threshold Sports . This is taking place over the course of the weekend of 11 and 12 June...

Glanvilles Dispute Resolution team is growing!

The Dispute Resolution team at Glanvilles are proud to announce that they are growing again! Emma Naylor (picture below: second to right) will be qualifying as a Solicitor in December. Along with the rest of the team, Emma provides clients with robust, clear...

Free legal advice for Chichester Business Owners

FREE 30 MINUTE CONSULTATION SERVICE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE CHICHESTER AND LOCAL AREA At Glanvilles we understand the challenges facing local companies and new business start-ups. We know that businesses right now can really benefit from...

Law Society fraud information from the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC)

The below information has been supplied to Glanvilles LLP from The Law Society , November 2021. Fraud information from the National Economic Crime Centre (NECC): phone number spoofing You may already be aware of phone number spoofing which is used as...

Glanvilles Wills, Trusts and Probate team is expanding!

Glanvilles Legal Services Wills, Trusts and Probate team is expanding! Glanvilles LLP would like to introduce Jenna Lloyd (picture: left) and Stacy Keech (picture: right) to our  Wills, Trusts and Probate department, situated across the South...

How has yesterday's budget announcement affected Residential Property

Following the budget on the 27th October 2021, there are no headline grabbing announcements in the property buying and selling world. The regimes relating to stamp duty land tax and capital gains tax (CGT) remain largely untouched, although...

Staff Promotions

We are pleased to announce the following staff promotions, effective from 1st October 2021. Congratulations to each of you. Oliver Zaki  to Partnership Associate Oliver joined Glanvilles in April 2017. Oliver specialises in Commercial...

First-Time Buyers Stamp Duty Tax Relief

While the Stamp Duty ( SDLT ) holiday has finished at the end of September there is still tax relief available for first-time buyers. The first-time buyer with no other property anywhere else in the world or interest in property anywhere else in the world...

Franchisees acquiring a franchise business

Franchisees – acquiring a franchise business and some key considerations If you are looking to start a business, rather than starting a new business from scratch it may be best for you to buy into an established franchise business.  In this...

Franchisors franchising your business

Franchisors - franchising your business and some key considerations Franchising is a way of expanding your business with the assistance of other third parties (known as ‘Franchisees’) who pay you for the right to operate the business under your...

Stamp Duty Land Tax changes from October 2021

Stamp duty rates are due to return to the levels which were in place prior to 8th July, 2020 as from the 1st October 2021.   We advise all our clients purchasing residential property in England and Wales to budget for paying Stamp Duty Land Tax...

Company Share Buybacks

A company share buyback is when the company itself purchases the shares of a shareholder, as opposed to a third party purchaser, and the shares are cancelled. In this article we will be concentrating on share buybacks carried out by private limited...

Stamp Duty Rates Have Changed

The amount of stamp duty tax you’ll need to pay depends on many factors, including how much you pay for the property, the location of the property, whether you have a UK passport, when you buy and whether you’re a first-time buyer. It also...

Stamp Duty Holiday Ending

Stamp Duty Holiday Is Ending The stamp duty holiday was introduced in July 2020 just as the country was coming out of its first coronavirus lockdown to encourage people to purchase homes. It meant that home buyers could be saving up to £15,000 if they...

95 Percent Loan To Value Mortgages Return

95% Mortgages are Back It is no secret that first time buyers are struggling to get onto the property ladder especially with the current booming house market and the current average UK house price being around £235,000. The average deposit for...

Furlough Scheme extended to 30 September 2021

In December 2020, we predicted what might happen after the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Scheme) ended on 30 April 2021. At the time, the most likely scenarios seemed that the government would introduce a new (highly controversial) scheme...

Should I book a Property Survey?

What is a Property Survey? A property survey is a detailed inspection of a property’s condition. They are a good way to avoid unexpected repair costs further down the line. Getting a survey for a property will give you an idea of just how much you...

What the Spring Budget means for your small business

On 3 March 2021, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a raft of plans and policies to support people and businesses through (what are hopefully) the final stages of the Covid-19 pandemic.  As well as an extension to the Stamp Duty holiday and extended...

The Importance of Due Diligence in a Business or Share Acquisition or Sale

Before proceeding with a business or share purchase, it is important that a buyer gathers as much information about the target business or company as possible to understand what it is taking on, as when a buyer acquires a business or the shares of a company...

Stamp Duty holiday extended

The temporary Stamp Duty holiday, first announced by the Government on 8 July 2020, means that if you are buying a home to the value of £500,000 you will not pay any Stamp Duty. You now have until 30 June to complete on a purchase to make the Stamp...

Leasehold Reform 2021

Leasehold Reform 2021 – announcement from Robert Jenner 7 January 2021 We set out below some comments and observations on the current proposals in order to put them into context and which we hope will be useful.  Please note the announcement,...

Furlough Scheme to End on 30 April 2021, But What Comes Next?

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the Furlough Scheme) is due to end on at the end of April 2021, just four short months from now. But what will come next? As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, the Government will be under pressure to provide further...

Key differences between a share and asset sale and purchase

If you are intending to sell or purchase a business, one of the first matters to decide upon and agree with the other side is whether the transaction should be a share sale/purchase or an asset sale/purchase transaction. To assist in deciding which type of...

4 things to consider when starting a business during the COVID-19 pandemic

Starting a business is always a risk, but doing so when in the midst of a global pandemic is particularly challenging. However, with the way we live and work having rapidly changed, many people are embracing the opportunity to start working for themselves. ...

Help to Buy Scheme 2021-2023

Introduction to the 2021 to 2023 Help to Buy Scheme As of the 1st April 2021 the current Help to Buy equity loan scheme will be restricted to first-time buyers and regional property value price caps will be introduced. You can apply for the new scheme from...