Meadows & Co celebrate diversity

As Pride Month draws to a close, the team at Meadows & Co celebrate diversity both in their team and the friends of our firm.  We take the opportunity to re-affirm our commitment that no discrimination on gender, sexuality, religion or belief shall be tolerated in any way.  Indeed, it is the difference between people…

The Renters (Reform) Bill 2023

The Renters (Reform) Bill – the end of ‘no fault’ evictions The Renters (Reform) Bill 2022-23 (the Bill), introduced into Parliament on 17th May, aims to deliver on the government’s 2019 manifesto commitment to bring in a ‘better deal for renters’ by abolishing ‘no fault’ evictions. Other reforms proposed by the Bill seek to create…

The Statutory Legacy Update

On 5 July 2023, the government passed the Administration of Estates Act 1925 (Fixed Net Sum) Order 2023, increasing the current Statutory Legacy in cases of intestacy from £270,000 to £322,000. The legislation came into effect on 26 July 2023, and the rules apply to deaths after that date. What is intestacy? When a person…

Meadows Ryan Solicitors urges businesses to go beyond legal obligations in support of equality as it marks Pride Month

Meadows Ryan Practice Manager & Partner, Ashley Burrow, says employers need to look beyond meeting minimum legal standards when it comes to promoting equality in the workplace. “It is important to remember that there is a significant difference between the absolute minimum standards set out in law, and best practice,” said Ashley. “If employers only…