SAS Daniels advises on Oldham care home sale

Health and social care specialists at North West law firm SAS Daniels have advised the owners of Treetops Nursing Home in Oldham on the sale of the business for an undisclosed sum. Established in 1990, the business operates 30 bedrooms within a purpose-built detached property on Carthage Street. It has been sold to an experienced… Read more »

Warrington cleaning and decontamination technology firm raises funds for growth

North West law firm SAS Daniels LLP has advised Warrington-based medical and hygiene sector products supplier Ebiox Ltd on a £700,000 fund raising exercise to support its growth plans. The funds were raised through a private placement and will be used to support the firm’s ambitious growth plans which include developing and strengthening its product… Read more »

Digital Inheritance – What do you have in Cyberspace?

As a nation we are becoming more “connected” than ever before, with our work and personal lives increasingly lived through smart phones, tablets, social media and online accounts. It is estimated there are £2.3 billion of internet hosted assets such as music, films, subscriptions and accounts currently stashed away online in this digital cloud by… Read more »

Have your say, there’s no need for a tattoo!

More and more people are wanting to make their wishes clear in respect of medical treatment – in the event that they are unexpectedly taken into hospital in an unconscious state and cannot communicate their wishes. In order to make their preferences explicit, some people have resorted to drastic measures, such as the Grandma who… Read more »

Landmark ruling a warning to co-habitees, says family lawyer

A family lawyer at SAS Daniels LLP is urging unmarried couples to make sure they have a written agreement in place before purchasing a property together after a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court yesterday (9 November). The highest court in the UK ruled that Leonard Kernott was entitled to only 10 per cent of… Read more »

Dawn Gibbins MBE at The Business Club

Law firm SAS Daniels LLP and Harts Chartered Accountants have announced Dawn Gibbins MBE will be the guest speaker at the “The Business Club” this month. Dawn, a Cheshire-based entrepreneur, will give a presentation on how ‘Daring to be different’ can lead to success in business. She gained national fame earlier this year when she… Read more »

Child Support Agency crackdown

A father who has failed to pay child maintenance for his daughter for more than 16 years has had a record-breaking single payment of £108,000 forcibly deducted from his bank account. The father refused to respond to letters and calls from the Child Support Agency (CSA). Investigators used powers which require banks to open up… Read more »

Cohabitants should take precautions

According to Law Society President John Wotton “the law that currently exists for cohabitants is disjointed and grossly inadequate.” Figures released by the Office for National Statistics showed that between 2001 and 2010 the number of opposite sex cohabiting couple families in the UK grew from 2.1m to 2.8m. Of these, 39% have dependent children…. Read more »

Cheshire Business Awards 2011 – The winners

Since the launch of the Trinity Mirror – Cheshire Business Awards in May this year, the excitement has been building up to the awards evening where the winners for 2011 were announced. The Cheshire Business Awards evening took place on Friday 16 September 2011 at Chester Racecourse. Lucy Meacock, journalist and Granada and ITN news… Read more »

Personal liability for directors: a pre-packed problem

Pre-pack transactions create an enormous number of ethical headaches; one of the main objections being that directors of a failed business can effectively “dump” debt and other liabilities and start afresh under a new company. However, it’s not really that easy or simple. More frequently than not, if directors have given personal guarantees in relation… Read more »