Northants Life Magazine

Click here to take a look at this month’s Northants Life Magazine, featuring our Private Client Department’s recent contribution to Will Aid.

No Fault Divorce – A New Era

After years of campaigning, the much heralded no fault divorce procedure came into effect on 6 April 2022. It is the biggest reform of divorce law in 50 years.  The significant factor is that under the new legislation, the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 (DDSA), there is no longer the need to assign blame […]

Can a non-molestation order prevent someone bothering me?

Can a non-molestation order prevent someone bothering me? Domestic abuse can impact people, of any age or race and is seen across all parts of society. ‘I often see clients that are frightened, perhaps having been cut off from family and friends, and having endured abuse for such a period that their own self-worth is […]

SME Northamptonshire Business Awards 2022

We had a great night at the SME Northamptonshire Business Awards on Thursday 30th June 2022. The awards were hosted by Events and PR at the Mercure Daventry Court Hotel. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are businesses who have 250 employees or less and these awards are a great way to reward local success. We […]

Will Aid Achievement

We are extremely proud to have taken part in Will Aid every November since 2014. Our most recent contribution was for £2570 and this brings our total contribution to a fantastic £98,045!  We are now one of the all-time top donating firms in the UK! Will Aid has raised over £20million for the following charities:- NSPCC […]

Setting up in a business partnership

Setting up a new business is an exciting time. If you are launching your new venture with one or more colleagues, it is imperative to decide how you are going to structure it legally.  One popular option is that of a partnership business, of which there are three types in the UK: ordinary partnerships; limited […]

Is a prenup part of your business risk management strategy?

Managing risk is an essential part of any business operation and while personal relationships do not often appear high on a business risk register, an acrimonious divorce has the power to devastate a small business. ‘While few anticipate or want to believe their own marriage will break down, sadly recent statistics show that over a […]

Dealing with payment of inheritance tax when estate funds are inaccessible

When applying for probate in regard to an estate which is subject to inheritance tax, the Probate Registry requires tax to be paid before the grant of probate application. This can prove difficult as most financial institutions will not pay out sums to executors without first seeing the grant, but there are ways to deal […]

Proud Partners of SME Northamptonshire Business Awards 2022

Borneo Martell Turner Coulston are delighted to be Platinum Partners of the SME Northamptonshire Business Awards 2022. We are partnering with the awards this year to promote fantastic businesses in the local area. There is a category to suit every businesses and we are proud to be partnering with these two: Best New Business Business […]

Jessica Masters and Lauren Smith join the Commercial Property team

Borneo Martell Turner Coulston is pleased to announce that Jessica Masters has qualified as a solicitor, following the completion of her training contract with the firm and Lauren Smith has graduated from the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) as a Graduate of the Institute of Legal Executives (GCILEx). Jessica joined the firm in May […]