Fixed Fee for Family Law Advice

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018

For many, with the summer behind us, this time of year is an exciting time filled with opportunity and promise.  Children have begun the new school year and young adults have enrolled at college/university filled with trepidation.  It is a time of change and can be a catalyst for wonderful things to happen. For others,... Read More


Stamp Duty

Monday, 17 Sep 2018

What you need to know about stamp duty on buy-to-let and second homes Second home buyers and buy-to-let landlords must pay extra stamp duty since a three per cent surcharge was introduced by the Government in 2016.   The charge applies to buy-to-lets, second homes and even properties bought with other family members.  The charge also... Read More


What is a Chain Transaction?

Monday, 17 Sep 2018

What does a ‘chain transaction’ mean in conveyancing? In the conveyancing world the term chain is frequently used, however some clients do get concerned at the thought of what this might involve. A conveyancing transaction involving a chain simply means A buying a property from B, and B buying a property from C. If the... Read More


Bingley Show Fundraising Success

Thursday, 16 Aug 2018

AWB Charlesworth had a great day  attending the Bingley Show on the 21st July. Attended by 10,000 visitors, the team were pleased to chat to those with enquiries about wills and other legal services, along with handing out balloons to lots of children who were attending the show. In addition to the trade stand, the... Read More


Next Women@Work Event Planned for September

Thursday, 16 Aug 2018

We are very excited that the next Women@Work event, organised by AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and NatWest, is now open for bookings! Following the success of our April event, Skipton BID have agreed to again provide funding towards speaker fees, so we were very excited to be able to get in touch with Bonita Norris- adventurer,... Read More


Are non-marital assets exempt from sharing?

Tuesday, 7 Aug 2018

The Court may exclude certain assets from being shared with their spouse if it can be shown that they are ‘non matrimonial’ (attained either before the marriage or post separation). Establishing assets as non-marital can be key in many cases, particularly short marriages and can result in a significant shift from an equal division between... Read More


Personal Hygiene in The Workplace

Tuesday, 7 Aug 2018

Dealing with an employee who has bad body odour, bad breath or smelly clothing can be a difficult problem for an employer. However, any situation involving an employee’s personal hygiene is unlikely to go away of its own accord so the issue needs to be dealt with quickly and fairly by an employer – otherwise,... Read More


Annual Charity Golf Day raises over £2000 for Martin House Children’s Hospice.

Tuesday, 7 Aug 2018

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and Pearson and Associates Accountants, have held their annual charity golf day and managed to raise over £2000 as part of their ongoing support for their chosen Charity Partner Martin House Hospice. Now in its 5th year, the day was held at The Bradford Golf Club, where nineteen teams of local business men... Read More


Photos from the 5th Annual Charity Golf Day

Tuesday, 7 Aug 2018

A few photos from our 5th Annual Charity Golf Day supporting Martin House Children’s Hospice.  ... Read More


Cohabitation on the increase.

Tuesday, 7 Aug 2018

Number of families in the UK continues to grow, with cohabiting couple families growing the fastest The National Statistics office has released reports showing the trends in living arrangements for families. You can view the reports here  In 2017 there were 19.0 million families in the UK; this increased by 15% from 16.6 million in... Read More