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Greater awareness doubles the number of LPAs

2nd August 2019

The number of Lasting Powers of Attorney registered in England and Wales has more than doubled in the last three years, according to the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG).

Phillips Solicitors sign Basingstoke Half Marathon three-year sponsorship deal

30th July 2019

With plans for this year’s Destination Basingstoke Phillips Half Marathon and 10K run taking shape, Phillips Solicitors have signed a three-year deal as headline sponsors until 2022.

Jonathan has returned from his TTT

29th July 2019

Good news! Phillips Director Jonathan Pender has made it back in one piece from his epic Twin Town Tour, raising money for the Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Trish admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals

26th July 2019

Hard work and dedication has seen one-time office junior Trish Coutts being admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Paralegals.

Time to escape the networking norm

12th July 2019

Stoking Ambition’s networking event should prove to be a great fun on Wednesday July 17.

Phillips Retains Top Law Society Accolade

12th July 2019

Once again Phillips Solicitors has retained its Lexcel accreditation from The Law Society for the 14th year running.

Overstaying Your Welcome – Excluded Tenancies

12th July 2019

Commercial Property Solicitor Matthew Morris-Ashton looks at The Landlord and Tenant Act 1945 following a recent court case involving perfume retailer The Fragrance Shop (TFS).

Jonathan is off to Cologne

11th July 2019

Our very own Superman, Phillips Director, Jonathan Pender is heading off to Cologne in Germany on Wednesday July 17 to raise money fro the Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Independent Business Month

1st July 2019

Once again Phillips Solicitors is delighted to support Basingstoke Together’s Independent Business Month.

Help to Buy ISA - closing date November 30, 2019

28th June 2019

The Government has set a closing date for new applications of November 30, 2019, for Help to Buy ISAs.

Beware of the reforms to IR35 for the private sector

19th June 2019

With effect from 6th April 2020, HMRC reforms of IR35, which already apply for the public sector, are being extended to apply to the private sector.

MoneyPenny visits Phillips

4th June 2019

MoneyPenny, the mascot for Ark Day, posed with colleagues outside of our Town Gate offices, ahead of our charity walk for the Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

It pays to retain quality staff

16th April 2019

Retaining quality talent is crucial to business success. And that is the experience of Phillips Solicitors which over the past year has celebrated a number of milestones for long serving employees

Stoking Ambition

10th April 2019

Phillips Solicitors have teamed up with Basingstoke Together Business Improvement District to offer a new networking group in Basingstoke called Stoking Ambition.

Divorce reform to end blame game

9th April 2019

Divorcing couples will no longer have to blame each other for the breakdown of their marriage thanks to a new law announced by the government.

Hugging in the workplace – is it acceptable?

4th April 2019

When is physical contact such as hugging in the workplace acceptable and when does it become unacceptable behaviour?

National Living Wage

2nd April 2019

Many workers received a pay boost on April 1 with the National Living Wage being increased by almost 5%.

Leading expert joins Phillips

20th March 2019

Phillips Solicitors has expanded its offering by teaming up with consultant Anna Rabin who is a respected authority on the law relating to non-contentious construction and engineering.

International Women's Day

8th March 2019

It’s International Women’s Day! We’re proud to say that 76% of our colleagues are women.

Sheila - Guardian of the Door

6th March 2019

Described as the “Guardian of the Door,” a much-valued member of staff at Phillips Solicitors has reached a 20-year milestone.

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