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Veitch Penny at the Pride of Devon Awards

The Pride of Devon Awards, now in their third year, celebrates Devon’s unsung heroes. Veitch Penny were pleased to sponsor the ‘Young Farmer of the Year’ award, which went to Caroline Trude of Clyst Hydon. Caroline is the chairman of the Devon Federation of Young Farmers Club.

Veitch Penny Solicitors Sponsor Crediton Art Centre’s ‘Operation Belinda’

The Crediton Arts Centre has almost met its fundraising target for its planned major production during the Crediton Festival thanks to lead sponsorship by Veitch Penny solicitors.

Buying a newly built property? Heard about The National House Building Council insurance cover?

Written by: Lisa Wilcock

Lisa Wilcock explains The National House Building Council Cover

Lisa Wilcock discusses The National House Building Council (NHBC) insurance for newly built properties which if the builder is registered with NHBC will cover for certain defects for the first 10 years after the property was built.

Stamp Duty Land Tax: Breaking News

In a surprise announcement for the property industry and home buyers the "slab" rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax has been abolished with effect from midnight 3 December 2014. 

Time for a financial check up?

Following the loans written off by Wonga is your business suffering from debts owed?  Lydia Stuart-Banks provides some help guidance.

Road traffic collision on a country road?

A road traffic collision on a country road is not always the typical sharing of fault

Miriam Groombridge discusses the Court of Appeal case of Gray v Gibson, a road traffic collision in a country road where the typical 50/50 was not appropriate.

What is Green Deal?

Written by: Lisa Wilcock

Green Deal Finance is to assist homeowners pay for energy saving home improvements.  Lisa Wilcock explains the loan and any pitfalls.

Workers entitled to commission within their holiday pay?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Workers entitled to commission within their holiday pay?

You are entitled to overtime in holiday pay but also commission?  Phil Kay offers some guidance.

Scorching temperatures, a brand new gazebo and a winner of the iPad Mini

Veitch Penny exhibited at the 21st Mid Devon Show with temperatures topping 25 degrees and around 15,000 visitors to the show it was a hot and busy day!

Zero Hours Contracts

Author: Catherine Rosewell

The Government have responded

Zero Hours Contracts

Zero Hours employment contracts have been a thorny issue for several years now, attracting a great deal of criticism from the public. The Government have responded in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill which is now making its way through Parliament.

Home Improvements? Adding a conservatory?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Thinking about adding a nice sun trap and some extra space to your home?

Home Improvements?  Adding a conservatory?

Lisa Wilcock provides guidances regarding the legal issues that you need to consider when adding a conservatory to your home.

Accreditation for Solicitor Specialising in Elderly Client Law

Crediton-based private client solicitor Lesley Austen has attained the Older Client Care in Practice award, awarded by the Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).

Veitch Penny Solicitors Bolsters Crediton Office

Veitch Penny is looking to the future and making plans to ensure the firm's continued presence in Crediton.  Civil Litigation Partner Catherine Rosewell has relocated to the Crediton office from Exeter and Phil Kay has completed his legal training and qualified as a solicitor.

Should I take out a flood report when buying a property?

Lydia Stuart-Banks comments on the importance of considering ordering a Flood Search when purchasing a property

Andy Harris celebrates 35 years of service

Crediton born Andy joined Veitch Penny in 1979 after a chance meeting in Exeter with his childhood friend and ex next-door neighbour, Michael Penny and now celebrates 35 years with the firm. 

Injured by a dog attack?

Lydia Stuart-Banks explains the impact of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill has on owners of dogs.

Is Obesity the new disability?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

The case of Kaltoft v Municipality of Billund is considered

Phil Kay discusses if obesity is the new disability following the ECJ decision.

Breaking News: Restrictive Covenants

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Breaking News: Restrictive Covenants

Recent Court decisions mean courts will not redraft restrictive covenant clauses for employers, highlighting the need to take specialist advice when drafting new employment contracts to make sure that any restrictive covenants will be enforceable for the particular employee.

Join us at the Show!

Veitch Penny will be exhibiting at Mid Devon and Honiton Show visit us and enter our draw to win a iPad mini.

Workers entitled to commission within their holiday pay?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Due to EU Court ruling you could be entitled to your commission whilst on holiday

A recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union could mean that many Devon businesses will be forced to pay out thousands in backdated commission to their employees warns Exeter-based litigation partner Catherine Rosewell of Veitch Penny LLP.

Buying a property with a septic tank? Be aware of the regulations

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Alastair Dunnett provides guidance in relation to recent regulations about septic tanks

Buying a property with a septic tank?  Be aware of the regulations

Septic tanks are a type of system used to deal with sewage from properties that are themselves unable to connect to a public sewer. There has been various changes in recent years as to the rules concerning whether septic tanks and sewage treatment plants have to be registered. The regulations are far too complex and contain far too much detail to set out in full here. However, it is worth reviewing the current position and providing a brief overview of the most recent regulations.

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