Lawyer of the Month
Posted: Feb 05, 2019
Congratulations to Paul Rowley, February's Lawyer of the Month!
DOES WILL WRITING NEED TO BE REGULATED?
Posted: Dec 17, 2018
A recent consumer survey by IRN Research and Orchard Reports entitled The Wills & Probate Consumer Research Report 2018, showed that 60% of the people questioned did not know that will-writing is an unregulated activity.
RESPECT for those who’ve made a Will
Posted: Sep 12, 2018
RESPECT for those who’ve made a Will
Making a Will can be difficult for many people: some people don’t want to think about dying, others assume their wealth will automatically pass to their loved ones.
Aretha Franklin joins one of many highly successful artists (such as Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse, Kurt Cobain, and Prince) who did not leave a will – along with thirty million people in the UK who are currently without one. In Franklin’s case, the effect of this is all the more profound: he
Painters Solicitors - Lexcel accredited since 2012
Posted: Sep 10, 2018
Congratulations are in order!
Painters Solicitors has been Lexcel accredited since July 2012. We are very pleased to report we have yet again passed our reaccreditation Audit to continue being Lexcel Accredited for 2018/19. This is a testament to the hard work by all our staff to maintain the high standards required to ensure ongoing accreditation.
Digitisation of Lasting Powers of Attorney
Posted: May 22, 2018
Local solicitor Lee Baron, from Painters Solicitors based in Kidderminster, has joined fellow members of Solicitors for the Elderly in warning against proposals to turn the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) registration process fully digital.
A Financial LPA is a legal document that allows someone to appoint trusted individuals to step into their shoes and make important decisions about their finances and property on their behalf. Under the current process, a ‘wet signature’, or the requirement o
Abolishing Inheritance Tax
Posted: May 18, 2018
Abolishing Inheritance Tax?
The Resolution Foundation for the Intergenerational Commission has proposed a radical overhaul of the current inheritance tax regime as we know it. It is often seen as the least fair tax and is highly unpopular among those who are unfortunate enough to bear the costs out of their loved ones’ estates.
The tax raised £5.2billion in the 2017/18 tax year, the highest on record, even though only 4% of estates are subject to inheritance tax.
The report calls for
Kemp Hospice Golf Day
Posted: May 10, 2018
The annual Kemp Hospice Charity Golf Day, organised by Painters, took place on Friday 4th May at Kidderminster Golf Club and the 42 golfers helped to raise over £1,000 again!
The winners with 82 points were Jim Mckinley's team but the highlight of the day was the hole-in-one at the 5th by young Worcestershire player Nathan Slater, pictured with Club Captain John Holt.
Thank you to all those who took part and enjoyed another successful day!
Posted: Mar 02, 2018
How is the snow affecting you today? We are open as usual but running with a skeleton staff returned calls may be a
Posted: Feb 12, 2018
On the 22nd of March, Painters Solicitors is once again teaming up with KEMP Hospice to give another day of
Food Bank Donation
Posted: Jan 22, 2018
Following the recent robbery at the Kidderminster food bank, we decided to assist them with a donation of £1000. The
Father Christmas To Visit Painters
Posted: Dec 05, 2017
Father Christmas is on his way to Painters Solicitors to switch on the Christmas Tree Lights! Everyone is here ready for his big arrival!
Bowling Team For Worcestershire Law Society Annual Event
Posted: Nov 10, 2017
The Painters Bowling Team had a brilliant night at TenPin Bowling in Worcester last night as we took part in the
Posted: Sep 15, 2017
Congratulations to Mr. Stephen Duce (right) being presented with his prize of a magnum of Champagne (by William
Painters Receive High Accolade Yet Again!
Posted: Aug 04, 2017
We are proud to announce that we have been re-accredited by Lexcel! Our whole firm is delighted, and we could not be
Handelsbanken Event At Arley Arboretum
Posted: Jul 06, 2017
Nick Hughes attended a Handelsbanken Event at Arley Arboretum yesterday evening it was a fantastic evening with
Painters Team At The Kemp Hospice Midnight Walk
Posted: Jun 19, 2017
On Saturday Night at Midnight, surprisingly!, a team of 11 girls (not all would be photographed!) set off around
£200 Raised For Comic Relief
Posted: Mar 27, 2017
Here at Painters we raised £100 for Comic Relief. Both offices made a donation for dressing down/wearing red and
Red Nose Day Antics!
Posted: Mar 24, 2017
Painters Partners and Staff having fun for Red Nose Day, we are wering Red, and obvioulsy red noses! to raise.
Painters/Kemp Charity Golf Day!
Posted: Mar 21, 2017
Thank you William Painter for organising the Kemp Charity Golf Day on Friday 17th March. It was a great turn out
KEMP Hospice Golf Day
Posted: Feb 09, 2017
KEMP Hospice Golf Day – 17th March 2017. Our sixth Annual Golf event is being held again at Kidderminster Golf