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The Real Estate team at OGR Stock Denton LLP has acted for two prominent retailers in securing locations at a high profile development in Kings Cross

The Real Estate team at OGR Stock Denton LLP has acted for two prominent retailers in securing locations at a high profile development in Kings Cross

Coal Drops Yard is set to establish itself as an iconic high-end retail development and our team has assisted fashion brand Self Service and cosmetics brand Aesop in securing space. The opening of Coal Drops Yard on 26 October 2018 will be the latest stage in the revitalisation of Kings Cross that has taken place…

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August 14, 2018
Posted in Blog, Latest News, Property

Strong performance for UK commercial property in first half of 2018

Strong performance for UK commercial property in first half of 2018

A new study suggests that Britain’s commercial property market welcomed widespread investment during the first half (H1) of 2018.

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August 14, 2018
Posted in Blog, Commercial, Property

Homebuyers likely to consider long-term fixed mortgages following interest rate increase

Homebuyers likely to consider long-term fixed mortgages following interest rate increase

On Thursday 2 August 2018, the Bank of England (BoE) increased interest rates for only the second time in a decade.

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August 10, 2018
Posted in Blog, Property

Cohabiting in the UK – What does this mean for your rights

Cohabiting in the UK – What does this mean for your rights

There are more than six million cohabiting couples in the UK right now and that number is rapidly rising. Millions of cohabiting households will have children together or share a mortgage, yet have nothing in place to protect their property or finances should they split up. A break-up could be messy and end up costing…

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August 1, 2018
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Unions call for action as worker swelter in the heatwave

Unions call for action as worker swelter in the heatwave

With July seeing some of the highest sustained temperatures the UK has seen for years, unions have called for greater protection for workers toiling in the sweltering heat. TUC General Secretary, Frances O’Grady, said: “With heatwaves becoming more common, we need clear and sensible rules to protect working people. “We’ve had legal minimum temperatures at…

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July 31, 2018
Posted in Blog

Employers urged to do more to tackle age discrimination

Employers urged to do more to tackle age discrimination

Age discrimination is becoming a serious problem in UK workplaces, as too many employers are operating “outdated” and “inflexible” employment models, a new report claims.

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July 24, 2018
Posted in Blog, Employment

Almost a third of Britons ‘confused’ by IHT terminology

Almost a third of Britons ‘confused’ by IHT terminology

A new study has revealed that almost a third (30 per cent) of UK adults do not fully understand key Inheritance Tax (IHT) terminology, while a similar number are unaware of the rate at which IHT is charged.

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July 16, 2018
Posted in Blog, Private Client

Supermarket worker sacked over Facebook post wins unfair dismissal case

Supermarket worker sacked over Facebook post wins unfair dismissal case

A Sainsbury’s supermarket employee who was sacked over a controversial social media post was unfairly dismissed, an Employment Tribunal has found.

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July 3, 2018
Posted in Blog, Employment

Domestic abuse rate spikes during England World Cup matches

Domestic abuse rate spikes during England World Cup matches

The frequency of domestic abuse incidents rises around and during England World Cup games. That is according to research carried out by a number of bodies, including the National Centre for Domestic Violence and Lancaster University.

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June 22, 2018
Posted in Blog, Family Law

President of Family Division calls for a “one-stop shop” family court

President of Family Division calls for a “one-stop shop” family court

Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division, has called for a family court capable of managing all of a family’s problems.

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June 6, 2018
Posted in Blog, Family Law