If you’re planning to live together why wouldn’t you be completely honest with one another?

Authors: Stephen Williams and Francesca Easter.Honesty is the basis of a living together or pre nuptial agreement – something we at Ashtons Legal know all about.An agreement makes untangling the web of who gets what...

Halifax Review reveals that first-time buyers have seen a 21% hike in property prices over the last ten years

The latest Halifax First-Time Buyer Review revealed that the increase is more than double the 10% rise for all buyer types, and across Britain the average price of first-time buyer properties has out-performed the overall hou...

Company Voluntary Agreements – how businesses are using them to fight landlord agreements

In recent months, there has been a growing interest in the way businesses are using a particular type of insolvency prevention procedure – known as a Company Voluntary Agreement – to reduce the amount they’re paying to landlo...

Maternity leave – your rights

Maternity leave is an important period for all working mums. It gives women an opportunity to prepare for the birth, then bond with and care for the child during the first days, weeks, and months of its life. Here, we take a...