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The Reynolds Report - If at first you don't succeed...?

Jul 19, 2016

Martin Reynolds of Barrett & Co in Reading explains the legal term "conditional contract" and the big difference between "best endeavours" and "reasonable endeavours"

Hilary's presentation at Age Concern in Twyford

Jul 14, 2016

On 15 June, at the request of Gordon Holmes, the centre manager at the Twyford Age Concern Centre, Hilary Buckle presented a talk to the group about Wills and Powers of Attorney.

Initial thoughts on the effect of Brexit on Businesses

Jul 05, 2016

Although the exit negotiations will be lengthy after the UK Government formally begins the withdrawal process from the EU and nothing will change in law for two years, businesses will need to plan ahead for the eventuality.

Brexit and the property market – is Gazundering back?

Jul 04, 2016

Despite more people in Reading and Berkshire voting to stay in the EU, it looks as though Brexit may become a reality, even though there may be a judicial review of the referendum at some point in the future.

Meet our 'Client of the Month' - Redundancy Advice "was worth many thousands of pounds"

Jun 30, 2016

Barrett and Co can help employees who are facing redundancy or dismissal - When you are faced with a David against Goliath situation, it is very easy to feel you are powerless or that you have less information available about your rights than your employer.

The Reynolds Report - What is 2 plus 2?

Jun 24, 2016

When dealing with business sales I am frequently reminded of the story of the wise business woman who was interviewing accountants to help run her business.

Jane's talks at the WI

Jun 23, 2016

Our Private Client team regularly visits Berkshire-based groups to speak about about wills, probate, trusts, powers of attorney and much more.

Is it time your company had a legal MOT?

Jun 22, 2016

If you haven't had a business MOT for a while or you're worried about gaps in your company's legal cover, take a look at this video presentation.

Our Company and Commercial team complete the JLL Property Triathlon for the Starlight Children's Foundation

Jun 16, 2016

Martin Reynolds, Rob Jefferies and Charlotte Mckenty completed the JLL Property Triathlon on 1st July 2016 in a very respectable time of 1 hour and 26 minutes in aid of the Starlight Children's Foundation.

Right of elderly woman to leave her home to whomever she wishes upheld

Jun 16, 2016

Family disputes over inheritance are sadly common and blight the lives of many elderly people. That was certainly so in the case of an 85-year-old woman whose daughter and son-in-law claimed that she was legally obliged to leave her home to them in her Will.

Welcome to the Barrett and Co Articles Library, here you will find articles on many relevant and interesting topics. This section will be updated every few months so check back regularly. If you have any suggestions for articles please email info@barrettandco.co.uk or use the Contact Form on the right.

Please note that whilst we make every effort to make sure that these articles reflect the law at the time they are written, they are not maintained as the law is constantly changing and affects each person or business in different ways. If you require specific advice on a matter please call our office or email the relevant solicitor and they will be happy to assist you.

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