DBS Law have partnered with Nottinghamshire Community Foundation to offer their supporters a discounted will writing service as the charity looks at boosting its legacy fundraising. DBS Andersons, the Nottingham office of DBS Law are offering to write straightforward single Wills for £50 plus VAT or joint Wills for £80 plus VAT from March 2016 in the hope…

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Social media is increasing it’s share when it comes to people’s first port of call for news, and it is where people also comment and react to news as it occurs, businesses were also quick to mobilise a presence on social media and develop business through social media. However, with social media channels acting as…

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Back in October 2015, the Government raised the threshold of debts outstanding before declaring bankruptcy from £750 to £5,000 – which creates an issue for businesses regarding debt recovery from individual debtors, warns our litigation solicitors. Prior to the ruling, the bankruptcy petition, or the threat of a bankruptcy petition, had been an effective debt…

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Stamp Duty hike warning for landlords

Buy to let landlords are being advised by our property solicitors in Birmingham and our property solicitors in Nottingham to move quickly in order to save thousands of pounds on future investments before a stamp duty hike hits at the start of the tax year. As of 1 April 2016, stamp duty on second property…

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Baroness on board with DBS Heart

Baroness Burt of Solihull has joined a Midlands-based community interest company as a Non-Executive Director. Starting in the New Year, Lorely Burt – former Liberal Democrat MP for Solihull and recently appointed life peer – will sit on the board of DBS Heart, a community interest company set up by Midlands law firm, DBS Law….

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The rise of technology, widespread information via the internet, and government austerity measures has posed a huge threat to the professions in recent years. The continuous flux of conditions poses growing challenges to the legal sector moving forward. A recent article in the Guardian compared the conditions faced by professionals to those faced by miners…

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Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity has received a donation to the tune of £2,000 from Accident Exchange, who’s head office is based in Coleshill. The donation was made after meeting at DBS Heart’s PULSE Birmingham charity networking event in early October. The charity made the keynote speech on its new £3.65 million Star Appeal as the…

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Community interest company DBS Heart has made a £1,200 donation to the Birmingham City Council’s road safety education projects in its ongoing commitments to assisting with the development of road safety education for local schoolchildren in the area. Previously DBS Law had, through DBS Heart, collaborated with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra to put…

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Acorns Children’s Hospice will become the third charity partner for PULSE Birmingham at the next event of the monthly charity networking series on Wednesday 4th November 2015. Held at Hotel du Vin, the networking event has began to gain momentum with a number of businesses and professionals from across the city in attendance. PULSE Birmingham…

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Lorely Burt opens PULSE Birmingham event

Soon to be life peer Lorely Burt was the lead speaker at a charity networking event last week as a community interest company continued to gain momentum in Birmingham. PULSE Birmingham, DBS Heart’s flagship networking series in the second city, hosted professionals from across the city at Hotel du Vin, as the community interest company was joined…

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