Car tax increase from 1st April 2021

It’s not an April fool’s prank when I say that vehicle tax goes up on the 1 April 2021. In the revised fee rate schedule you will see the bandings for each vehicle type. It is well worth familiarising yourself with these tax bands, especially if you are planning to make a new car purchase, […]

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Woodfines Promotions 2021

It is great to see that in the same month we supported International Womens Day 2021, we can now celebrate the achievements of the ‘Woodfines Women’ promoted below. Well done on all your hard work during a particularly tough year. Promoted to Senior Associate Reena Mistry – Commercial Property  Reena is a Commercial Property solicitor, […]

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Supreme Court rules on sleep-in worker case

Carers who sleep in are not entitled to the national minimum wage for the full duration of their shift, the Supreme Court ruled last week. Employers in the care sector breathed a sigh of relief following the landmark judgment, which finally put to rest concerns that they could have to pay back millions of pounds […]

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Getting the show on the road!

As we gradually move to more unlocking of restrictions, we will be seeing an increase in vehicle movement, whether that be for the school run, commuting and in the ever-important logistics sector. The logistics sector has continued to operate throughout the restrictions in providing the essential supply chain for all goods and services that are […]

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‘til pandemic do us part

The pandemic has placed enormous financial pressure on households across the UK and the economy in general. Repeat lockdowns have had huge ramifications for businesses and individuals alike. One of those ramifications is the pressure placed on couples and families who are cooped up together for the duration of these lockdowns. Studies have shown that […]

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Second homeowners: don’t risk a census fine

Households across the country have had some important post drop onto their doormats recently: their once-in-a-decade letter from the government, containing an online access code for the 2021 national census. The census, run by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), is a nationwide survey that happens once every 10 years, and failure to complete it […]

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