How to choose a Business Name

Business Name

Part of the starting a business series Choosing the right business name is important, but it is not as easy as it sounds. Here are a few practical and strategic things to consider when making this all important decision. Below we discuss the rules relating to names used by companies and LLPs.   A good […]

How Cohabiting Couples can Protect Themselves

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Cohabiting Couples & The Common Law Marriage Myth According to various UK polls, Saturday the 18th August is the most popular day in 2018 on which to get married. Resolution, an organisation that campaigns for improvements to the family justice system, reported that the number of couples choosing to tie the knot has in fact […]

Tapas Tuesday

Tapas Tuesday

WSP’s Tapas Tuesday networking events Come along and meet the WSP team and like-minded business professionals from the Gloucestershire area at Tapas Tuesday. Tapas Tuesday is a friendly event where attendees have the opportunity to network informally, listen to a speaker and enjoy some tasty tapas, at Sebz Cafe Tapas Restaurant, Gloucester. Attendance is £9.50 per person to include a […]

WSP Art In The City

WSP Art In The City

WSP Art In The City Saturday 14th July saw the WSP Art In The City live outdoor painting competition, held in the city of Gloucester. This culminated in an awards ceremony held that evening in the grounds of Kings School. The awards and competition are part of SoMAC, a festival which celebrates creativity inspired by […]

What should I do if I have an accident on holiday?

Accident on holiday Personal Injury Claims

Our top tips for what to do if you have an accident on holiday If you are unlucky enough to have an accident on holiday, the last thing on your mind is going to be pursuing a personal injury claim. When we’re enjoying ourselves and relaxing with family and friends either here in the UK […]

How to get divorced – A survivor’s guide

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How to get divorced Coming to terms with the breakdown of your marriage can be upsetting, emotional and stressful. Separating from your spouse is a very significant life event so when you are ready to commence divorce proceedings we can help to make it as straight forward as possible. Start by reading our survivor’s guide […]

Selling a Business: Tax Issues

Peter Mardon

Tax issues you may face when selling a business In most (but by no means all) cases, when selling a business, a seller will want a share sale (the shareholders are the sellers selling their shares in the target company) rather than an asset sale (when the target company is the seller selling its assets). […]

Buying a Business: Tax Issues

Peter Mardon

Tax issues you may face when buying a business For any buyer buying a business, the way the purchase is structured is of paramount importance and should be agreed at the earliest stage possible. Usually there are two main options available: an asset purchase (you buy the assets of the target company from that company […]

Head of Personal Injury, Demelza Pallant, becomes Partner

Head of Personal Injury

WSP creates new partner in the firm, Head of Personal Injury It is with great pleasure that WSP Solicitors announce the promotion of Demelza Pallant (Head of Personal Injury), from Associate solicitor to Partner. Demelza Pallant qualified as a solicitor in 2003, and specialised as a personal injury solicitor almost immediately upon qualifying. She joined […]

A successful 10th Year of the Charity Quiz Night

Annual charity quiz night

WSP’s annual charity quiz night hosted with Randall & Payne another great success Quizzers had a fantastic evening at the WSP Solicitors’ and Randall & Payne’ hugely successful Charity Quiz Night, in Stroud. The event, which took place at the end of May, attracted over 100 local people from Gloucestershire, and saw Steve Knibbs from […]