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Recovering Commercial Debts

Commercial debt recovery can be daunting at times. Having a customer who fails to pay on time can have a huge impact on the cash flow of your business. There are a number of options open to you when considering how to pursue recovery of unpaid invoices and if you […]

Do I need a Will ?

Do you need a Will ? The simple answer is Yes ! A Will lets you decide what happens to your property, money and belongings when you die. You get to choose who you want to benefit. Without a Will the law decides who inherits what you own and this […]

Pretty Muddy 5K

Wakefield Pretty Muddy 5K – Thornes Park, Wakefield – Saturday 13th May 2017               We are proud to say we have a team entering this years Wakefield Pretty Muddy 5k race. The event is based around the 5k Race for Life but littered with […]

Shareholder Agreements

Following on from our recent article about ‘articles of association’ we thought it would make sense to follow this up with a short post concerning Shareholder Agreements Shareholder Agreements regulate the relationship between shareholders, the company and its directors,  imposing duties and where appropriate any restrictions. Shareholder Agreements provide clarity […]

New Residence NIL Rate Band

  What is the Residence NIL Rate Band ? Inheritance Tax is charged on your death at the rate of 40% based on the value of your assets. Your estate only pays Inheritance Tax at this rate on the value of your estate that exceeds the nil rate band which […]

What is a Limited Company?

What is a Limited Company ? We often find that people become confused with the different entities under which you can trade. A sole trader for example will be one individual trading solely in their own right. A sole trader is responsible for the debts of their business without limitation […]

Employment Law: What to expect in 2017

Here’s what to look out for in the employment world in 2017.   Brexit There is no real clarity as to what Brexit means and its impact on UK employment law. Freedom of movement within the EU is clearly going to have some impact on employers in the UK and […]

Articles of Association

There are many reasons why you would incorporate your business as a limited company and there are a variety or rules to comply with when setting up your new company. You will need a ‘memorandum of association’ which is a legal statement signed by all initial shareholders agreeing to form […]

Paul Kininmonth becomes Senior Partner

With the retirement of Philip Lisle, Paul Kininmonth took over in Spring 2016 as Catteralls Senior Partner. Paul has been at Catteralls for 30 years and is a well respected member of the Wakefield legal community. Paul (on the left), pictured with Philip was instrumental in ensuring that the firm […]