Latest News From Wilkes

Things To Consider When Selling Your Business (Tuesday, 13 November, 2018) - Selling a business is often the culmination of years of hard work. Most entrepreneurs will only go through this process once and it is important to get it right first time. Here we address the typical questions that owners might …
Ellie Holland, The Wilkes Partnership Solicitors, Solihull, Birmingham, Probate, Solicitor, Solihull Government Announces Planned Increase in Probate Fees (Tuesday, 6 November, 2018) - A week after the budget the Government has announced planned changes to the way that probate fees are calculated. Currently probate fees are set at a flat rate of £215 or a lower rate of £155 if the grant of …
The Wilkes Partnership, Employment Law Birmingham Solihull Pam Sidhu Unsigned Restrictive Covenants in Employment Contracts May Be Unenforceable (Tuesday, 6 November, 2018) - The recent High Court case of Tenon FM Ltd v Cawley [2018] EWHC 1972 (QB) emphasises the importance of having signed employment contracts, in particular, where they contain post-termination restrictions. Susan Cawley was employed by Tenon in 2008 and worked …
The Wilkes Partnership, Employment Law Birmingham Solihull Lisa Moore Employment Tribunal Fee Scrap Leads To Significant Claims Increase (Thursday, 1 November, 2018) - Recent Ministry of Justice figures show a huge increase in the number of Employment Tribunal claims received, compared with the same period in 2017. In September 2018 the MoJ published quarterly statistics for the period April to June 2018, showing …
The Wilkes Partnership, Business, Law, Solicitors, Birmingham City Centre, CSR Wilkes urge Midlands Firms to Ditch Secret Santa for KidsOut 2018 Giving Tree appeal (Tuesday, 23 October, 2018) -   Once again this Xmas, Wilkes staff are swapping novelty mugs and reindeer antlers to buy real toys for deprived children in the region – and are urging all Midlands firms to join in. Rick Smyth, Corporate Partner at Wilkes …