Backhouse Solicitors News

National Minimum Wage and other Statutory Increases for 2022

Below is our annual update on the changes to statutory rates which came into effect from 1st April 2022. National Minimum Wage New Rate from 1 April 2022       Old Rate Increase National Living Wage £9.50       £8.91 6.6% [...]

By |2022-04-28T09:26:39+01:00April 28th, 2022|

Compensation limits in the Employment Tribunal increase on 6 April 2022

Employment Tribunal Compensation limits for redundancy and unfair dismissal claims are about to change.  Compensation limits are reviewed annually and are usually increased in line with inflation. The new limits will come into effect on 6th April 2022. They will apply to dismissals occurring on [...]

By |2022-03-18T17:45:34+00:00March 18th, 2022|

Backhouse Solicitors Exhibit at the Networking Essex Spring into Business Expo

Making new connections and meeting old friends at another busy Networking Essex Business Expo. On Tuesday 16 March 2022 the Backhouse Solicitors team enjoyed a great day out at the Networking Essex Spring Into Business Expo 2022.  The event was held at the Brentwood [...]

By |2022-03-18T15:15:14+00:00March 17th, 2022|

Performing a Workplace Wellbeing Check for 2022

Workplace wellbeing is more important now than ever, with hybrid and remote working becoming the norm for most businesses. But how can employers ensure that their remote workforce is supported to achieve professional goals whilst maintaining a healthy work-life balance? Why is this important and [...]

By |2022-03-18T16:29:01+00:00March 3rd, 2022|

Probate Fee Increases in 2022 – What do you need to know?

On 26 January 2022, the fee charged by the Probate Registry for issuing a Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration increased to £273.   Estates valued at less than £5,000 remain exempt from paying a fee on application. Previously, non-professional (or personal) applicants were charged [...]

By |2022-02-17T14:58:48+00:00February 17th, 2022|

Farleigh Hospice | Our Charity of the Year 2022

We are pleased to announce that we have chosen Farleigh Hospice as our Charity of the Year 2022.  Backhouse Solicitors has been a regular participant in Farleigh’s annual "Make a Will" campaign, and this year we have pledged to go one step further and undertake [...]

By |2022-02-14T17:58:44+00:00February 8th, 2022|

Backhouse Solicitors at Chelmsford College

Inspiring a new generation of lawyers Employment Law Solicitor Sarina Hayes and Trainee Wills & Probate Solicitor Ivana Sidey recently visited Law and Business students at Chelmsford College to talk to them about a career pathway in law after college, advising them on employability [...]

By |2022-02-14T16:47:40+00:00February 7th, 2022|

Backhouse Solicitors Christmas Opening Hours 2021

Our Christmas opening hours for 2021 are as follows: Thursday 23rd December - 8.30am - 6pm Friday 24th December  - 8.30am - 2pm Wednesday 29th December to Monday 3rd January - CLOSED Tuesday 4th January onwards - 8.30am - 6pm For more information call 01245 893400 [...]

By |2021-12-23T11:21:14+00:00December 10th, 2021|
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