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Meet the newest member of our team – Kerry Wigg

Established Shropshire solicitor firm, Hooper Burrowes are delighted to announce that Kerry Wigg has joined the firm as a Consultant Solicitor based in Hereford. Kerry spends a considerable amount of her time focused on drafting Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney and assisting with the Administration of Estates, but she also offers her extensive background […]

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Cap on Care Costs delayed until 2020

On 17 July 2015, Alistair Birt, Minister of State for Community and Social Care announced in a letter to the head of the Local Government Association that a cap on care costs would not be introduced until April 2020. The cap on care costs was originally scheduled for 1 April 2016 as part of the […]

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Affordable Housing Contributions – A change in the rules… except in Shropshire?

At the end of November 2014 the government published the response to a consultation relating to Planning Contributions and Section 106 Planning Obligations in England and Wales. The result of which was to change the requirements of what builders would have to contribute on smaller development sites. However, Shropshire Council have taken a different view. […]

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Residential Tenancy Deposits – Are you up to date?

New rules regarding Tenancy Deposits came into force on 26 March 2015. The new provisions are summarised below. No need to re-serve the Prescribed Information on renewals The Prescribed Information now only needs to be served at the commencement of the first letting of a Property by a Landlord to a Tenant. If a fixed […]

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