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No-Fault Divorce UK 2022 Update

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No-fault divorce – what does it mean? On the 6th April 2022, the introduction of a no-fault divorce will become reality. After over 30 years of this being campaigned for,...

International Women’s Day 2022

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International Women’s Day 2022 International Women’s Day is an annual celebration of women’s achievements.  The day highlights women’s issues and supports causes that affect different women around the world. The...

Special Guardianship Orders (SGOs)

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Special Guardianship Orders – Formal practice guidance: One Year on In June 2020, formal practice guidance finally became available; “Recommendations to achieve best practice in the child protection and family...
Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) This allows a Commercial Landlord to seize and sell tenant’s goods to recover arrears. It only applies to rent, interest, and VAT and not to...

Vaccination for Children

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The Covid-19 vaccination roll out is great and welcome news for many individuals and businesses. Whilst some people think the vaccination is a sign of hope and can ease in...

International Women’s Day

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Today is International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is an annual celebration of the achievements of women. This year’s theme is ‘Choose to Challenge’. The campaign encourages all of us...

Stamp Duty Holiday Extended

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Today, Rishi Sunak announced that the Stamp Duty holiday has been extended a further three months, until 30 June 2021. The previous deadline was the end of this month, 31...

Care Day 2021

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Celebrating the experiences of children in care and care leavers Friday 19th February 2021 is Care Day. Care Day is the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people with care...
On Friday 19th February 2021, The UK Supreme Court ruled that drivers for the ride-sharing service, Uber, are workers, not self-employed. Today the Supreme Court, the highest court in the...

Family Mediation Week

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This week is Family Mediation Week. Mediation can be a great way of sorting out any issues between you and your ex-partner/spouse/relative, with the help of an independent individual. Within...

Lockdown and Child Arrangements

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The Government’s announcement on 5 January 2021 to reintroduce lockdown measures came as a shock to many of us. Many children are back to learning from home and having very...
Last Updated 5th October 2021Reviewed daily We are continuously monitoring the situation and complying with Government advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). We take the health and safety of our staff, clients...
Please note that Crane & Staples will be closed from 5.00pm on Wednesday 23rd December 2020, reopening at 9.00am on Monday 4th January 2021. In response to this year’s events,...
On 31st October, the Prime Minister announced that the country would go into a second lockdown for at least four weeks, starting on Thursday 5th November. On 1st November, Housing...
This Autumn, we are pleased to be part of Wonderful Welwyn Garden City’s gift card initative. Shoppers who use Hunters Bridge Car Park can claim a £5 gift card from...

Women in Law Awards Finalists

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We are absolutely delighted to announce that three members of our fantastic team are finalists in the 2020 Women in Law Awards! Sharon Montgomery is a finalist in the Law...

Stamp Duty Holiday

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The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that there will be a temporary change to Stamp Duty rules as of 8 July 2020. The new rules will apply until 31 March...

Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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Today, 15 June, marks the official Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  Elder abuse is a stark reality which occurs on a daily basis on a global scale. The abuse tends to...

The Housing Market is Open

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In late March, due to the Coronavirus crisis, the housing market was in effect put on hold when the government advised against all non-essential house moves and banned agents from...
Monday morning catch ups! Conference calls! Appraisals! Department meetings! Staff meetings! Thursdays are the new Fridays! After work drinks! Team lunches! Month End drinks! All face to face and direct...
Helpful Organisations If you are not in immediate danger you can seek assistance from a variety of organisations by phone or online. National Centre for Domestic Violence – https://www.ncdv.org.uk/ Herts...
Commercial Property We will continue to assist all our existing and new clients with any queries regarding commercial property. There are likely to be issues regarding the terms of leases...
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