Neves News and Articles

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It is a sad fact that some grandparents have no contact with their grandchildren, and this can be a cause of great distress both to the grandparent and the grandchild. This can occur for a variety of reasons, though it is often as a result of family …

This October was a double anniversary for me: I celebrated my 13th anniversary of coming to work at Neves, on my birthday. 

When I started my eldest had just started school and now she is in her last year of ‘A’ Levels.  There have been many positi…

Commercial Energy Performance Certificates (“EPC”) and Changes to EPC Requirements (as of 01 April 2018)

What is an EPC?

An EPC denotes how energy efficient a building is on a scale of A-G, with A being the most efficient grade a property can obtai…

Lasting powers of attorney allow you to appoint someone you trust to look after your affairs in the event that you no longer have the capacity to do so. Most people appoint their loved ones.

When advising older clients on the advantages of preparing…

The Duke of Westminster died on 9 August 2016 with his title passing to his son, Hugh.  The estimated value of land owned by the Grosvenor family is on the region of around £9 billion.  Unfortunately, HM Revenue & Customs will not be rubbing thei…

They say man’s best friend is his dog – or perhaps it might be his cat, or horse or even his parrots.

We are often asked when drawing up Wills for clients to make provisions for their pets in the event of the client’s death.  Many people, especially…