The importance of putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

The importance of putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney cannot be underestimated, especially during the ongoing pandemic with the risk of any one of us or our loved ones becoming critically ill. Indeed, this has been the recent plight of television host, Kate Garraway, who has endured a prolonged period of her husband…

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Farnworth Rose Provide Upfront Inheritance Service

Farnworth Rose have partnered with leading specialist Tower Street Finance to offer clients an Inheritance Advance product, which enables beneficiaries to access up to 60% of their inheritance immediately. The process of dealing with Probate and estate administration can be lengthy, if part of the deceased’s assets were property based then beneficiaries could be waiting…

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Back to basics under the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954

When leasing commercial premises, understanding the provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (“LTA”) can be crucial for both landlords and tenants alike. The LTA essentially governs the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants of premises which are occupied for business purposes and offers important legal protection to both parties. From the tenant’s…

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Pendle Property Market Back with a Bang

Nelson Law Firm Farnworth Rose has seen a dramatic increase in the number of new residential property instructions received over the last four weeks since lockdown restrictions were eased. The department has already provided twice the number of quotes in June compared with the whole of May. Janet Lalor, Director commented: “It’s fair to say…

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Coronavirus Q&A: Latest Advice for Employers

In line with the latest government advice, specialist employment solicitor at Farnworth Rose Steve Gee answers the questions currently facing employers. Can you force an employee to take furlough leave? Yes, provided the employee has a lay off clause within their contract of employment. Nevertheless, the employer should in all cases obtain the employee’s written consent…

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