Rates for sporting rights (which were suspended in 1994 as they cost more to administer than they brought in) have been brought back by the government. Relevant property owners should already have made a return on which the government will then assess rates. It appears that the authorities may struggle to produce accurate and fair assessments in this area and it is anticipated that many of the assessments should be appealed, but there are strict time limits for doing so.

Accordingly all affected parties (be that relevant landowners, or those renting the ground) should make sure that they are aware of the issues and check any assessment quickly and carefully when received. Relevant tenants should consider discussing matters with their Landlord about this to ensure everyhting is being done to handle the matter properly and prevent any unfairly high taxes being applied.

Each November Liddle and Anderson proudly participates in the Scottish Will Aid scheme This is a scheme where Solicitors prepare simple wills for clients, and ask only for a donation to the Will Aid Charity, instead of charging a fee. Will Aid divides the contributions received among several UK based and overseas charities. In 2017,…

Please note that we are having problems with our telephone lines this morning. It may take you slightly longer than normal to get through to us. Please bear with us in the meantime, an engineer is on site working on the problem. Emails are still up and running as an alternative.

The Office of the Public Guardian of England and Wales are advertising that you can receive a refund of part of your fees if you have registered a power of attorney in the last few years. Whilst this is true for any POA registered with them, this unfortunately does not apply to any Scottish PoA’s…

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Each November Liddle and Anderson proudly participates in the Scottish Will Aid scheme This is a scheme where Solicitors prepare simple wills for clients, and ask only for a donation to the Will Aid Charity, instead of charging a fee. Will Aid divides the contributions received among several UK based and overseas charities. In 2017,…

Please note that we are having problems with our telephone lines this morning. It may take you slightly longer than normal to get through to us. Please bear with us in the meantime, an engineer is on site working on the problem. Emails are still up and running as an alternative.

The Office of the Public Guardian of England and Wales are advertising that you can receive a refund of part of your fees if you have registered a power of attorney in the last few years. Whilst this is true for any POA registered with them, this unfortunately does not apply to any Scottish PoA’s…

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