Mark Shaw awarded a Worldwide Excellence Award

Monday, 22 Oct 2018

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors of Keighley, Skipton, Bradford and Bingley are pleased to announce that Mark Shaw, Associate Director has been awarded a Worldwide Excellence Award from STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).  STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning. STEP works to improve public... Read More


Latest Women@Work Success

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018

Bonita Norris, the youngest British woman to climb Everest and ski to the North Pole, gave an inspirational presentation to Aire-Valley Networking Group Women@Work at their lastest event.  The Aire-Valley professional networking group Women@Work organised by AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and NatWest Bank welcomed mountaineer Bonita Norris to Skipton for their most recent event.  Felicity Green,... Read More


Registering your Property at the Land Registry

Thursday, 4 Oct 2018

Registering your Property at the Land Registry Is it time to register your property at the Land Registry? Unless you purchased your property, or have taken out a mortgage, in the last 30 years – chances are your property is not registered. HM Land Registry has safeguarded land and property ownership in England and Wales... Read More


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