House shares – what are my rights? Rented properties come in many shapes and sizes, with landlords across England and Wales letting around 500,000 subdivided properties to tenants. These subdivided properties are commonly known as Houses in Multiple Occupation (“HMOs”). What is an HMO? Many tenants live in properties and do not necessarily know that they are HMOs or understand what ...Read More »
Continuing our theme and tribute to the influencial women of the city. Have you heard of Visit Leeds? Possibly not because you’re the lucky ones who live and work here. The team is hard at work promoting our fantastic city as a world-class destination to the rest of the UK and to Europe, the US and China. And it’s not ...Read More »
BLACKS SOLICITORS’ LUKE PATEL CONSIDERS THE IMPLICATIONS OF MISUSING MODERN TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL MEDIA
REFLECT – PAUSE BEFORE YOU POST BLACKS SOLICITORS’ LUKE PATEL CONSIDERS THE IMPLICATIONS OF MISUSING MODERN TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL MEDIA Black Mirror, the darkly satirical TV show that looks at the consequences of modern technology, has become a glimpse into the potential of our digitally focused future, both good and bad (but usually bad). By cleverly tapping into our deepest ...Read More »
Diana Warr at Sanderson Weatherall Ask’s Are you already starting to think about making a home move in 2018?
2017 LEEDS HOUSING MARKET DIANA WARR AT SANDERSON WEATHERALL REVIEWS THE PAST YEAR AND LOOKS FORWARD TO 2018 AND WHAT IT WILL HOLD FOR PEOPLE WISHING TO MAKE A MOVE Are you already starting to think about making a home move in 2018? Throughout the country there are lots of people trying to decide whether this year will be the right ...Read More »
BLACKS SOLICITORS’ ALEX MILLS GOES OVER ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE IF YOU HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY HARASSED AT WORK
‘THAT SPEECH’, BLACK DRESSES, AND #METOO #TIMESUP FOR SEXUAL HARRASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE BLACKS SOLICITORS’ ALEX MILLS GOES OVER ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE IF YOU HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY HARASSED AT WORK The New York Times’ exposé on Harvey Weinstein in October 2017, detailing decades worth of accusations of sexual harassment, led to an outpouring of allegations not only against Weinstein, ...Read More »
Pensions The ‘Lifestyling’ Option ‘Lifestyling’ is the default investment option of many pension savers, but relying on it may be the wrong approach. Many defined contribution pension plans automatically move savers’ investments into lower-risk funds as they approach their retirement age – a practice known as ‘lifestyling’. The exact mechanism varies between providers, but a typical structure would involve a ...Read More »
Christine Yorath of Leeds Awarded Best Of Houzz 2018 Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Improvement and Design Professionals in the UK and Around the World January 2018 – Christine Yorath Design of Leeds has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. The design, development and refurbishment company was chosen ...Read More »
Leeds has received official recognition for providing a great evening out for the second consecutive year.
Leeds continues to fly flag for its evening offer Leeds has received official recognition for providing a great evening out for the second consecutive year. The city has retained its Purple Flag status for excellence in managing its evening and night time economy. Purple Flag, an accreditation process run by the Association of Town and City Management (ATCM) is ...Read More »
Merrion Centre’s Game Changing 2017 The Merrion Centre is celebrating the end of what has been another hugely successful year after continued investment yielded strong visitor numbers, and 10 new exciting brands further complemented its existing mix of retail and leisure offerings. In total, the centre welcomed over 11.5M internal shoppers through its doors in 2017, with the final quarter ...Read More »
BRING COLOUR INTO YOUR LIFE PROPERTY GURU AND CITY DWELLER MAGAZINE COLUMNIST CHRISTINE YORATH EXPLAINS TO US WHY THE NEW YEAR SHOULD BRING A NEW BRIGHT AND BOLD STYLE TO YOUR HOUSE So it’s that time of year again when the resolutions have been made and probably quite a few broken. A New Year brings all sorts of good intentions ...Read More »