Going digital? Changes to Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney - August 19, 2020
The government have confirmed that Wills can now be witnessed, and certificate providers in Lasting…

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Moving to the UK: British National (Overseas) Citizens - August 19, 2020
The UK government have announced their plans for the new Hong Kong British National (Overseas)…

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SDLT: Additional 2% rate for non-UK resident – Purchases of residential property from 1 April 2021 - August 3, 2020
As part of Rishi Sunak’s 2020 Spring Budget the government confirmed that non-UK resident purchasers…

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Rooks Rider Solicitors LLP appoints Walter Cha as Chief Executive - July 14, 2020
Rooks Rider Solicitors LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Walter Cha as Chief…

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Safety first in residential tenancies - July 13, 2020
Residential landlords of Assured Shorthold Tenancies will be aware of the increasing amount of legislation…

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We have moved to 23 Austin Friars, London - July 10, 2020
Exciting developments are happening at Rooks Rider Solicitors and we are delighted to let you…

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Commercial property update - June 24, 2020
The Government announced last week that further help has been provided to struggling businesses and…

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Rooks Rider Solicitors LLP is moving - June 24, 2020
We are pleased to advise that we will be moving offices on 30 June 2020 to our…

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New Code of Practice for Commercial Property sector – COVID-19 - June 23, 2020
The new Code of Practice for Commercial Property relationships during the COVID-19 Pandemic has now…

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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill – Update - June 15, 2020
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2019-21 is due to be reviewed by the House…

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Landlords Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector - June 11, 2020
On 18 March 2020, the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020…

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Self Storage Association UK 2020 awards – Winners announced - June 10, 2020
Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of this year’s Self Storage Association United Kingdom…

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Residential tenancies – Extension of the tenant fees act - June 8, 2020
With so many changes taking place at the current time, it is easy to miss…

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The Final Furlough – Upcoming changes, flexible furloughing & more - June 5, 2020
The government has published details of how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (also known as…

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Code of practice for commercial sector under review - June 2, 2020
The government has announced that it is currently working with leading businesses and trade associations…

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Further help for homeowners during Covid-19 - May 26, 2020
The government announced last week that there would be ongoing help for homeowners faced with…

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SSA UK webinar: Legal considerations of fever screening technology - May 20, 2020
There will be many changes in our working environments as a result of the COVID-19…

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Covid-19 and the future of resolving disputes - May 18, 2020
For years we have become accustomed to the Court imposing sanctions on a party who…

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Self Storage COVID-19 Briefing: Easing of Lockdown Restrictions and Legal Support - May 12, 2020
The Self Storage Association UK (SSAUK) has provided more useful advice to businesses in the…

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The Legal Implications of thermal temperature screening technology in the wake of Covid-19 - May 12, 2020
The impact of Covid-19 across the globe has been extreme and far reaching, and the…

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Furlough Leave extended to end of October 2020 - May 12, 2020
The Chancellor has today announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended by four…

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Non-UK Resident Company Landlords – The UK Tax Changes from 6th April 2020 - May 11, 2020
We summarised recent changes to the taxation of UK property held by Non-UK Resident Companies…

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COVID-19- Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyships - May 8, 2020
On the 17th April 2020 the Office of the Public Guardian updated their guidance on…

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Preparing to ease out of Lockdown – Advice for the self storage industry - May 6, 2020
The Self Storage Association UK (SSAUK) has provided some useful advice to businesses in the…

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Congratulations the UK Self Storage 2020 Awards Finalists - May 6, 2020
Congratulations to all the finalists of this year’s Self Storage Association United Kingdom (SSA UK)…

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English Courts remain open for business - April 29, 2020
The English courts and the lawyers that serve them remain open for business during the…

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New legislation to further protect tenants unable to pay rent - April 27, 2020
The Government has confirmed that they will be introducing legislation to be included in the…

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended to end of June - April 17, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: HM Treasury has just announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (the furlough scheme)…

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COVID-19: UK Tax Update - April 17, 2020
As we enter a new tax year some individuals will have noted a number of…

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Right to Rent Checks for Residential Property and Covid-19 - April 16, 2020
Residential landlords have been subject to regulations requiring checks on tenants on the Right to…

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Furlough Scheme – Employee Start Date Changed - April 15, 2020
The qualifying date, when the employee has to have been on the employer’s payroll, has…

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UPDATES: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - April 9, 2020
The government has updated its guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, which clarifies and…

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Self Storage Association UK Industry Awards 2020 – Entries Close Tomorrow! - April 9, 2020
Do you have a Manager who has shone this year, or a facility you believe…

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Changing times for landlords and tenants - April 7, 2020
We are all facing unprecedented changes, happening at a considerable rate and many landlords and…

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Where there is Will we need to find a way - April 6, 2020
With the devastating effects of the Coronavirus being reported globally, you may be thinking about…

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Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings – Returns Due This Month - April 2, 2020
Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) Returns for the year 1 April 2020 to 31…

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Coronavirus – What is furlough leave and how to use it - April 1, 2020
As part of a new package of business support measures to help businesses cope with…

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COVID-19 – Response from Rooks Rider Solicitors - March 20, 2020
Rooks Rider Solicitors would like to reassure our clients that, whilst we are making adjustments…

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Non-UK resident corporate landlords’ new charge to Corporation Tax from April 2020 – Are you ready? - February 19, 2020
From 6 April 2020, all non-UK tax resident companies which carry on a UK property…

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Getting to Know You – Do you know who you are doing business with? - February 11, 2020
Knowing your client is the very first step to a healthy business relationship and to…

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