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Networking professionals given 'paws for thought'

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Networking professionals given ‘paws for thought’ Four-legged friends looking for their forever home took centre stage at the Ladies Time 2 Chatt event at the Newark office last month where guests were greeted by two kittens and a dog in need...

GDPR a year on....

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This time last year we were all frantically getting ready for GDPR making sure our policies and procedures were compliant and everything was in place ready for 25th May 2018. A year on has it all gone quiet? Not at Chattertons! Data protection is not a...

Chattertons staff to walk 32 miles for charity

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For the third year in a row, Chattertons Solicitors and Wealth Management are taking on a walking challenge to raise money for their charity of the year, the RSPCA. Last year saw staff, family and friends tackle two sections of the Viking Way. This year the...

Chattertons are getting ready to welcome you for Dementia Action Week 2019

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Chattertons Solicitors and Wealth Management have been working towards being Dementia Friendly since 2017 and all of their staff have been trained as Dementia Friends by their in house Dementia Friends Champions. As part of their commitment to helping people...

Chattertons staff counting down to walk 50 miles for charity

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On Saturday 8 th September 34 representatives from Chattertons Legal Services Ltd and Chattertons Wealth Management Ltd will be embarking on a 50 mile walk to raise money for their charity of the year MIND. One team will set out from Tealby to complete the...

Chattertons support 100 years of women's suffrage

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Chattertons solicitors are proud to announce that as part of the 100 years of women’s suffrage celebrations, we recently sponsored a debating competition for local schools, organised by the MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham,  Dr Caroline...

Lincolnshire legal firm identified as 'One to Watch'

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A leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors has been named as “One to Watch” in this year’s Sunday Times survey of the 100 best companies to work for. Staff at Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management, which has eight branches across...

Team at Chattertons's Boston office continues to grow

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A local law firm continues to expand as another new recruit joins their team in Boston. Rachael Butler joined a Family Law department as a Solicitor specialising in divorce and financial aspects. She will mainly cover Boston and Spalding offices. Rachael...

Chattertons staff to walk 50 miles for charity

Kate Twigg
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On the back of a very successful fundraising trip to complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks in September 2017, Chattertons staff, family & friends are set to tackle two sections of the Viking Way to raise money for their charity of the year, MIND. On 8 th ...

Team continues to grow at local firm

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A local law firm continues to expand as another new recruit joins their team in Newark. Nicola Parr brings a wealth of experience to her new role as an Associate Solicitor specialising in Personal and Business Dispute Resolution. Nicola qualified in 2001...

Lincolnshire legal staff raise £11,000 for Alzheimer's

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Staff at a leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors hope they have “made a difference” to the lives of people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s, having raised more than £11,000 for charity. Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth...

Chattertons Are Working to become Dementia Friendly

Kate Twigg
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In May 2017, Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management achieved their “Working to become Dementia Friendly” accreditation from the Alzheimer’s Society. Every year our staff have the opportunity to nominate and vote for the charity...

Visit a Chattertons Open Day for free advice

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Cake, refreshments and free legal advice are on offer at a series of coffee mornings taking place at a number of our offices in May in conjunction with Dementia Awareness Week. We are opening the doors of our Grantham, Spalding, Lincoln, Stamford and Boston...

Employee of the month - February

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The February Employee of the Month award was presented to Hayden Burton who is based at our Spalding office. Hayden is a Legal Support Assistant and has been working with the company for 9 months, alongside his work Hayden has been studying Level 3 in...

WHAT DOES PHILIP HAMMOND'S FIRST AND LAST SPRING BUDGET MEAN FOR YOU?

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He said this budget prepares us for Brexit, gives greater opportunity to the future and makes the economy more robust. Time will tell… Changes for you Top 1% of taxpayers, pay 27% of the income tax. After lots of talk around National Insurance Phil...

New initiative celebrates employees

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A new initiative at Chattertons Solicitors and Wealth Management has got off to a great start as Boston employee wins the first employee of the month award. The Support Staff Employee of the Month scheme was introduced in January of this year to...

Charity of the Year 2016

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Our team worked hard throughout 2016 fundraising for our Charity of the Year, The Brain Tumour Charity, and celebrations are in order for the fantastic amount of money our employees and supporters raised last year. £6,133.92 was...

40 years not out for Patrick Skells

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He has steered the people of Spalding through the legal pitfalls for 40 years. House purchases and sales, divorces and disputes, Patrick Skells (61) has dealt with them all during his time in the profession. Patrick says: “The legal problems may be...

Christmas Opening Hours

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We would like to wish all of our clients and business associates a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Over the festive period our offices will be open as follows: Friday 23rd December 2016 - OPEN AS NORMAL Monday 26th December 2016 - CLOSED - CHRISTMAS...

Chattertons Video - Supporting Business

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Click the image to play our latest video shown at the IoD Greater Lincolnshire annual lunch on 2nd December 2016....

Chattertons Sponsors Economic Forum

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Picture: Chattertons Chairman, Patrick Cordingley welcoming delegates to the Lincolnshire Economic Forum Chattertons Solicitors and Wealth Management were pleased to sponsor the Lincolnshire Economic Forum held at the Double Tree by Hilton, Lincoln on...

Lord Chancellor visits Chattertons

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Chattertons were delighted to welcome the first female Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, The Rt. Hon Elizabeth Truss MP to their Sleaford office on Friday 18th November 2016. The Lord Chancellor joined Chattertons...

New Associates at Chattertons

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One week after the announcement of a new Partner, Chattertons is delighted to confirm that both Alice Morgan and Dan Fellows have received promotion to become Associates with the company.   Alice qualified and practiced in Scotland before...

New Partner at Chattertons

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The Directors of Chattertons Solicitors are pleased to announce that with immediate effect Melissa Thompson has been appointed as a Partner in the Company.      Melissa joined Chattertons in 2005 and trained with former Senior...

Shortlisted for Website of the Year 2016

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Chattertons is delighted to announce that it has today received notification from The Good Web Guide that chattertons.com has been shortlisted in the National awards for Corporate Website of the Year 2016 and National Website of the Year 2016. ...

Heathrow Property Compensation Scheme

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As Government Ministers give the green light to build a third runway at Heathrow and adopt the plan as recommended by the Airports Commission in 2015, Chattertons Solicitors takes a closer look at the compulsory purchase order scheme proposed by the...

Chattertons sponsors Red Priest concert

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Following on from a series of successful sponsored concerts 'Music in Quiet Places' that have taken place throughout the Summer in South Kesteven, Chattertons is pleased to confirm sponsorship of the Red Priest concert on Thursday 22nd September...

Chattertons welcomes Construction Baron

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Chattertons has welcomed the arrival of Chestnut Homes’ Construction Baron in their Lincoln office situated on West Parade. The Baron took pride of place on the Baron’s Charter Trail in Lincoln during June 2015 and has since toured the County...

Cows in Trees at Heckington Show

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Chattertons are delighted to welcome local veterinary surgeon and author Julian Earl on their stand at the 2016 Heckington Show where he will be signing copies of his new book 'Cows in Trees'. Come and meet Julian on the Chattertons stand between...

Chattertons sponsorship of Lincolnshire Show

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Chattertons were delighted to support the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society at the 132nd Lincolnshire Show through sponsorship of The Chattertons Arena. Competitors attended the show from all over the UK to compete in the working hunter classes leading to...

Boston Open Day

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The Partners and Staff of Chattertons have reason to celebrate with the appointment of a new Partner at the Boston office coinciding with the opening of a refurbished reception and the introduction of a completely new brand for the firm. Solicitor, Alex...

Chattertons supports action against claims companies

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Chattertons supports the current CAN THE SPAM Campaign run by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). At some time, we will all have received a phone call or text trying to persuade us to claim compensation for an injury, often when we are not...

Avoiding Red Cards in the Workplace during the Euro 2016 Tournament

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The European Cup 2016 is set to take place between Friday 10 June and Sunday 10 July. Many of the games, including one between England and Wales, are being played during the working day. Large sporting events can often throw up a number of tricky issues for...

Chattertons sponsors Music in Quiet Places

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Chattertons, the leading regional law firm and wealth management provider has confirmed its sponsorship of the 2016 Music in Quiet Places series of concerts. The concert series commences on Thursday 2nd June at 7.30pm at St. Andrew’s Church, Irnham...

Henry Thompson & Sons (Grantham) LLP

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Chattertons acquires Henry Thompson & Sons (Grantham) LLP Solicitors. On Thursday 31st March 2016 the practice of Henry Thompson & Sons (Grantham) LLP was acquired by Chattertons following the retirement of Susan Bukraba and John Elliott. ...

War of the Words - Rugby racism or sporting banter?

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The Six Nations disciplinary hearing for English rugby player, Joe Marler, has resulted in a surprising decision. Following a previous on-field altercation, many thought Marler would be banned from playing Sunday’s finale in Paris. During the...

How will the 2016 Budget affect you?

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A summary of this year's Budget is now available on our dedicated Budget Focus Website providing informative comments to help you assess how the changes will affect you personally. Follow this link to open Budget Focus 2016: ...

The beginning of the end?

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Within his Budget speech on 16 March, Chancellor George Osborne announced a measure aimed at removing any tax advantage for those working on behalf of public sector organisations via a personal service company (PSC).  The term personal service company...

Chattertons Support Bandanas for Brain Tumours Day

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Staff at local law firm, Chattertons Solicitors, took part in The Brain Tumour Charity’s annual Bandanas for Brain Tumours Day. Over 70 members of staff chose to buy an official bandana from the Charity, whilst others wore their own and donated anyway....

Itchy feet this spring?

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Putting your house on the market this Spring? If so, please contact us as soon as you do, or ideally even before you instruct an estate agent. Doing so can save you time and money and should make the process of moving house less stressful. The process of...

Chattertons Children of Courage Award

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Chattertons Solicitors is proud to be supporting the Children of Courage Awards once again, being held at the Urban Hotel, Grantham on Wednesday 9th March. Chattertons has sponsored the award ceremony since it was established five years ago. The...

Chattertons acquires Henry Thompson & Son Solicitors, Grantham

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With effect from Thursday 31st March 2016 the practice of Henry Thompson & Son (Grantham) LLP Solicitors will be acquired by Chattertons following the retirement of Susan Bukraba and John Elliott. Chattertons is one of the largest providers of...

Is 5% pa achievable?

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Cash ISA and deposit rates are at an all-time low. Whilst depositors have the comfort of minimal risk, many accounts are not even paying 1%pa. There is nevertheless still a risk with deposits and that is an inflation risk. If the interest rate being paid is...

BYE, BYE JANUARY

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Many people feel that the end of January is something of a calendar milestone as the darkest days of winter finally seem to be getting left behind and spring is another month closer. However, 31 January is also the final date for the submission of Self...

Chattertons Charity Bowling Evening Boston - Thursday 19th May 2016

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Chattertons Solicitors invite you to a fun, sociable and competitive evening of ten-pin bowling where you can socialise with colleagues, network with local professionals and help raise money for The Brain Tumour Charity.  All profits from evening will...

Staff raise over £14,000 for Charity

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Local law firm, Chattertons Solicitors is delighted to have raised £14,181.74 for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice, the Firm’s Charity of the Year for 2015. Throughout the year the Charity Committee and the staff at Chattertons have been...

Pensions Death Benefits - Pay less inheritance tax

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In financial services we have many conversations with pension providers as part of our day to day work. With the changing rules around pensions, the providers are getting more concerned about how they process death benefits from a pension. We have...

Grantham Charity Quiz Night - raising money for The Brain Tumour Charity

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Join Chattertons Solicitors at their fun filled Charity Quiz Night on Thursday 21st January 2016 at the Grantham Cricket Club. The evening will be in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity to help them to continue their inspiring work and allow you to socialise,...

Autumn Statement - personal services companies tax

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Reports have been appearing in the press that the Government may announce measures to tighten up tax rules for personal service companies in its Autumn Statement on 25 November. The term ‘personal service company’ is not clearly defined, but...

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