Monthly Archives: July 2016

Residence Nil Rate Band (“RNRB”)

Monday, 25 Jul 2016

Every individual currently has an inheritance tax nil rate band of £325,000; this is the value that your estate can be on your death before any inheritance tax is payable. Inheritance tax is currently charged at 40%. From 6th April next year there will be an additional allowance that could potentially remove thousands of people’s... Read More


Another Charity Golf success for local Solicitors and Accountants raising over £2,000 for Martin House Hospice.

Monday, 25 Jul 2016

In what has become somewhat of a tradition between AWB Charlesworth (Solicitors based in Skipton, Keighley, Bingley and Bradford) and Pearson and Associates (Accountants Based in Skipton), Friday 24th June 2016 again saw teams of local businessmen teeing off to raise money at their Martin House Charity Golf Event. The (now 3rd) annual event started... Read More


Acquiring a prescriptive right over another’s land.

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016

A right over another’s land is a form of easement and a method of acquiring an easement over another’s land is by prescription.  There are three methods of acquiring a prescriptive right:- 1.       Common law prescription; 2.       Doctrine of lost modern grant; 3.       Under the Prescription Act 1832. Common law prescription There is little use... Read More


AWB Charlesworth are delighted to announce the they have been shortlisted for the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2016

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016

AWB Charlesworth are delighted to have been shortlisted as one of six Yorkshire Firms for a prestigious Yorkshire Legal Award. The category we entered was Law Firm with 1-10 Partners- so we shall all keep our fingers crossed for October this year! Nonetheless, to have been shorlisted from a long list of entrants is a real accolade... Read More


Aire Valley Business Women ‘talk shop’ at Keelham Farm

Monday, 18 Jul 2016

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and NatWest have teamed up with Keelham Farm for the latest “Women@Work”. The evening networking event at Keelham Farm Shop, Skipton, was attended by around sixty professional women from the local area. Women@Work was launched 4 years ago by AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and NatWest to create a forum for women in the... Read More


10 Frequently asked questions on……. Nuptial Agreement.

Tuesday, 12 Jul 2016

Our Skipton Solicitor Andrew Foulds provides us with the 10 most frequently asked questions around Nuptial Agreement. 1. What is a Nuptial Agreement? A Nuptial Agreement is a document signed by you and your partner in contemplation of your marriage or civil partnership. Its purpose is to clarify how financial affairs should be distributed if... Read More