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Changes ahead for care home fee funding

The Government’s Care Act is expected to bring with it the greatest reform to the care sector in decades. Under the current proposals the Care Act, expected to come to effect in 2020, will introduce a £72,000 cap on care fees to be paid...

Confusion reigns as 'dangerous' new legislation hits vulnerable injured people

80 per cent of people in the UK say they are either confused by or unaware of changes to the law which could leave thousands of injured people without representation. View Infographic According to a new study, only one in five are...

Stephensons' Head of Family appointed Vice-President of Manchester Law Society

Mike Devlin, Head of Family at Stephensons, has been elected as the Vice-President of the Manchester Law Society . He heads one of the country’s largest family law teams at Stephensons, the national law firm. The practice represents parents,...

Stephensons' Naidex Disabled Holiday giveaway at stand D74

Stephensons is delighted to be able to exhibit at Naidex NEC Birmingham, stand D74, for the second consecutive year and to be giving away £300 in holiday vouchers in conjunction with Disabled Holidays to one lucky winner. Stephensons’...

SEMINAR: Your seven ages of tax

Where: Beever and Struthers, 215-219 Chester Road, M15 4JE, Manchester When: 10am on 17th May  and 2pm on 18th May Stephensons is delighted to announce two free seminars to be held in partnership with Beever and Struthers, Chartered...

Green vs Wright judgement

The much-anticipated judgement in the case of Green v Wright has now been made public. The ruling made by the Court of Appeal brings with it much welcomed clarity in a highly contentious matter.       The judge has ruled that the...

Stephensons saves client from flawed £300,000 pharmacy deal

Stephensons advised a client in a difficult transaction including the purchase of a pharmacy business with an expired lease for its existing premises. Commercial property  Partner Kate Bullen, who advised on the transaction, was advised by the client...

Admissions appeals - secondary national offer day

National offer day can be a day of elation or catastrophe when parents and pupils receive the decision on whether they have been successful in their choice of preferred secondary school. But what if the worst happens? Our Mike Pemberton, head of civil...

£400m Northern Powerhouse funding available for SMEs

The £400m investment fund made available to boost the North West economy was launched by the British Business Bank at the UK Northern Powerhouse Conference and Expo in Manchester. The financing has been set up to enable regions SMEs to fund...

Drivers face speeding fine hike

Speeding fines for the most serious cases in England and Wales will rise by up to 50% after new sentencing guidelines were published. The current limit for a speeding fine is 100% of the driver’s weekly wage, up to £1,000 or £2,500 if...
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