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1109, 2023

Furley Page strengthens Dispute Resolution team as workload increases

September 11th, 2023|

Furley Page strengthens Dispute Resolution team as workload increases  Leading Kent law firm Furley Page has announced the appointments of Partner Dan Sherlock and Associate Kelly Dickman to its highly regarded dispute resolution team, which has seen rising demand for its services from businesses across the South East.  Dan Sherlock is [...]

1108, 2023

Kreston Reeves promotes Tom Boniface to partner

August 11th, 2023|

Kreston Reeves promotes Tom Boniface to partner Accountants, business, and wealth advisers Kreston Reeves has today announced the promotion of Tom Boniface to partner. His promotion follows the earlier promotion of five new partners in June this year. The [...]

307, 2023

Kreston Reeves announces five new partners

July 3rd, 2023|

Kreston Reeves announces five new partners Accountants, business, and wealth advisers Kreston Reeves has today announced the promotion of five partners. The firm, a certified B Corp™, now has 46 partners and 500 people across its offices in London, [...]

2006, 2023

Kreston Reeves shortlisted for prestigious employer award

June 20th, 2023|

Kreston Reeves shortlisted for prestigious employer award Accountants, business, and wealth advisers Kreston Reeves has been shortlisted for the prestigious Chartered Institute of Personnel Development People Management Awards 2023 in the ‘Best apprenticeship scheme’ category for its ‘Future accountants’ [...]

1505, 2023

Kreston Reeves introduces enhanced maternity leave policy

May 15th, 2023|

Kreston Reeves introduces enhanced maternity leave policy Accountants, business, and wealth advisers Kreston Reeves has introduced an industry leading maternity and adoption leave policy that will see new parents receive full pay for 21 weeks. The policy, which takes [...]

205, 2023

Furley Page promotes four lawyers to Senior Associate

May 2nd, 2023|

Furley Page promotes four lawyers to Senior Associate  Leading South East law firm Furley Page has promoted four lawyers to Senior Associate in its latest round of promotions.  From the start of May, Daniel Bridgland, Sarah Woolnough, Rachael Stibbe and Costs Lawyer Richard Waters have all been promoted to Senior Associate.  Daniel Bridgland joined [...]

3103, 2023

Kreston Reeves shortlisted for top tax award

March 31st, 2023|

Kreston Reeves shortlisted for top tax award Accountants, business and wealth advisers Kreston Reeves has been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Tolley’s Taxation Awards for the ‘Best Tax Practice in a Regional Firm’ category. These awards are [...]

2803, 2023

Kreston Reeves achieves B Corp certification

March 28th, 2023|

Kreston Reeves achieves B Corp certification Accountants, business and wealth advisers Kreston Reeves has today (Tuesday 28th March 2023) announced that it has achieved B Corp status. It is a clear and strong demonstration of the firm’s commitment to being [...]

603, 2023

Kent’s property sector remains optimistic about growth

March 6th, 2023|

Kent’s property sector remains optimistic about growth Kent’s property sector remains optimistic despite the tough economic climate, with over 70% predicting growth over the next two years, a survey has revealed. Industry leaders from across Kent’s property sector gathered [...]

2002, 2023

Solicitors welcome steps towards compassionate leave during divorce

February 20th, 2023|

Solicitors welcome steps towards compassionate leave during divorce  Solicitors at Kent law firm Furley Page have welcomed a new initiative by the Positive Parenting Alliance that could see employees being offered compassionate leave from work to deal with the breakdown of their marriage or relationship.  The Positive Parenting [...]

2701, 2023

Canterbury Christ Church University Mediation Clinic expands to help support Kent businesses through the recession

January 27th, 2023|

Canterbury Christ Church University Mediation Clinic expands to help support Kent businesses through the recession  The Mediation Clinic, run by Canterbury Christ Church University, has increased its offer to Kent businesses by appointing Jeremy Ferris to its panel of mediators.  Jeremy is an Accredited CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) [...]

2601, 2023

Spring programme for 2023 announced for University of Kent’s Lunchtime Concert series

January 26th, 2023|

Spring programme for 2023 announced for University of Kent’s   Lunchtime Concert series  The University of Kent’s Lunchtime Concert series continues on 8 February, offering an exciting range of musical performances that are once again sponsored by Canterbury law firm Furley Page.  The Spring concert programme gets underway on Wednesday 8 [...]

301, 2023

Law firm renews sponsorship for the Furley Page Whitstable 10K

January 3rd, 2023|

Law firm renews sponsorship for the Furley Page Whitstable 10K  Local law firm Furley Page has renewed its headline sponsorship of the Furley Page Whitstable 10K, which will be held on Early May Bank Holiday (Monday 1 May 2023).   Organised by Canterbury Harriers running club in partnership with Sporting Events UK, the Whitstable 10K is now in its 23rd year. The [...]

1212, 2022

Furley Page rounds off 2022 with raft of promotions

December 12th, 2022|

Furley Page rounds off 2022 with raft of promotions  Leading south east law firm Furley Page has announced the promotion of four talented lawyers, building on the firm’s strong performance during 2022.  From 1 December, Associate Melanie Christodoulou has been promoted to Senior Associate, while [...]

512, 2022

Redundancy

December 5th, 2022|

Redundancy   In April this year, one in five employers said that they were likely to make redundancies in the next year (YouGov).  That was before the economic turmoil and energy price hikes that we have all faced this autumn.  [...]

3011, 2022

Kreston Reeves announces three partner promotions

November 30th, 2022|

Kreston Reeves announces three partner promotions Accountants, business and wealth advisers Kreston Reeves has today announced three new partners. Lucy Hammond, Rachel Emmerson and Steve Moss, are promoted to partner from 1 December 2022. The firm will then have [...]

2811, 2022

Furley Page bolsters Employment team as workload increases

November 28th, 2022|

Furley Page bolsters Employment team as workload increases  Leading Kent law firm Furley Page has announced the appointment of two lawyers to its Employment team, which has seen its workload increase this year amid high demand from businesses for specialist legal services.  Senior Associate Patrick Glencross and Solicitor Eleanor Rogers [...]

411, 2022

Furley Page’s Family team expands in size to provide specialist legal services across three offices

November 4th, 2022|

Furley Page’s Family team expands in size to provide specialist legal services across three offices  Leading South East law firm Furley Page has virtually doubled the size of its Family law team with a number of new appointments. This bold move has been made to ensure the firm is able to meet the growing demand for specialist family legal services across all three of its offices.   The firm, with headquarters in Canterbury, [...]

1010, 2022

National guide ranks Furley Page among South East’s legal elite

October 10th, 2022|

National guide ranks Furley Page among South East’s legal elite  Individual lawyers and teams at leading South East law firm Furley Page have been recognised for their expertise in the latest annual rankings published by prestigious national legal guide, The Legal 500 2023.   Furley [...]

1010, 2022

University of Kent’s lunchtime concert series returns this October

October 10th, 2022|

University of Kent’s lunchtime concert series returns this October  The University of Kent’s Lunchtime Concert series resumes this October, offering an exciting and eclectic range of musical performances that are once again sponsored by Canterbury law firm Furley Page.  The autumn concert programme kicks off on Wednesday 19 [...]

410, 2022

Furley Page attends 77th annual East Kent Ploughing Match

October 4th, 2022|

Furley Page attends 77th annual East Kent Ploughing Match    Leading South East law firm Furley Page attended The East Kent Ploughing Match, which was held on Wednesday 28 September at Stoneheap Farm near Deal.   Partner Sarah Webster, Head of the firm’s Agriculture and Rural Business Team, [...]

2309, 2022

How could the mini-Budget affect SMEs?

September 23rd, 2022|

How could the mini-Budget affect SMEs? The new Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announced today that he was ushering in a ‘new era’ as he unveiled tax cuts in his ‘mini-Budget’ that will affect small and medium sized entities  and owner [...]

1209, 2022

McBrides boosts tax team with new director appointment

September 12th, 2022|

Steve Metcalf joins McBrides Chartered Accountants in Sidcup as private client tax director with 24 years’ experience gained from working in Kent and the City, most recently at Blick Rothenberg. Boosting the tax team with Steve’s appointment, McBrides tax [...]

1108, 2022

Top tax honours for Kreston Reeves trusts specialist

August 11th, 2022|

Top tax honours for Kreston Reeves trusts specialist Kreston Reeves’ trusts and estates tax specialists, Reshan Ragunathan, has been awarded top honours by the Chartered Institute of Taxation. Reshan, who joined Kreston Reeves in March 2020, has been awarded [...]

108, 2022

Kreston Reeves given ‘good’ Ofsted rating

August 1st, 2022|

Kreston Reeves given ‘good’ Ofsted rating Accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves has been rated ‘good’ in its first Ofsted inspection. It is one of the first times Ofsted has inspected an accountancy firm as an Employer Training [...]

2806, 2022

June 28th, 2022|

UK couples turning to ‘pet-nups’ to help resolve disagreements   over pets when relationships break down With around 60% of UK households owning a pet, it’s no surprise that who gets custody of any animals can be a key area of [...]

2306, 2022

New Partner joins Furley Page’s Commercial Property team

June 23rd, 2022|

New Partner joins Furley Page’s Commercial Property team  Leading South East law firm Furley Page has appointed a Partner with more than 20 years’ experience in commercial and agricultural property matters to its highly-regarded Commercial Property team. Sarah Webster joined [...]

3105, 2022

May 31st, 2022|

Charity leaders to join Kreston Reeves at Southwark Cathedral for financial seminar Thursday 30 June: 1.30 – 4.00pm Charity leaders are encouraged to join accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves for its annual charity finance seminar, this year [...]

3005, 2022

May 30th, 2022|

Finance directors and business owners to join Kreston Reeves for Finance focus event Tuesday 5 JulyIn person (Canterbury, Kent): 8.30am – 12.45pm Live stream: 9am – 12pm Finance directors, chief financial officers and business owners are encouraged to join [...]

2405, 2022

May 24th, 2022|

Kreston Reeves strengthens Corporate Tax team with senior appointment and promotions Accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves has strengthened its Corporate Tax team with a senior appointment and two promotions. Zhen Bailey joined the firm as Senior Manager [...]

2405, 2022

May 24th, 2022|

Ultimate Finance continues to strengthen its Asset Finance sales team with new Regional Director in the South West Specialist asset-based lender Ultimate Finance has today announced the appointment of Dan Sellwood as a Regional Director in its Asset Finance [...]

2005, 2022

May 20th, 2022|

Kreston Reeves strengthens Restructuring team with partner appointment Accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves has strengthened its market-leading Restructuring team with the appointment of Carrie James. A licenced insolvency practitioner, Carrie joined Kreston Reeves on 18 May from [...]

1905, 2022

May 19th, 2022|

Kreston Reeves secures Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals accreditation Accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves has secured the highly regarded Payroll Assurance Scheme accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP). The Payroll Assurance Scheme, a voluntary [...]

1705, 2022

May 17th, 2022|

Couples still need lawyers to arrange financial settlements  despite ‘No Fault’ divorce reforms A specialist family lawyer has said financial settlements remain contentious during divorce proceedings, despite new ‘no fault’ reforms designed to simplify the separation process. Megan Bennie, [...]

205, 2022

Thousands gather for Furley Page Whitstable 10k

May 2nd, 2022|

Thousands gather for Furley Page Whitstable 10k  Thousands of people flocked to Whitstable to watch nearly 650 runners complete the popular Furley Page Whitstable 10k road race, which was held on Bank Holiday Monday (2 May 2022).    It was Joshua [...]

2802, 2022

Kreston Reeves achieves carbon neutrality

February 28th, 2022|

Kreston Reeves achieves carbon neutrality Accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves marked a major environmental benchmark, becoming officially carbon neutral. The firm, with offices across London, Kent and Sussex, set a target to achieve carbon neutrality by the [...]

2802, 2022

Kreston Reeves up for three awards

February 28th, 2022|

Kreston Reeves up for three awards Accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves has been shortlisted for three separate awards. The firm, with offices across London, Kent and Sussex, has been shortlisted for the ‘Community Impact Award’ in the [...]

2012, 2021

Kreston Reeves promotes two new partners

December 20th, 2021|

Kreston Reeves promotes two new partners Accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves has today announced the promotion of two new partners. Simon Levine is promoted to Partner in the Legal Services and Private Client team, and Robert Beasley [...]

2911, 2021

META CORPORATE FINANCE WIN KCFA DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2020/21

November 29th, 2021|

META CORPORATE FINANCE WIN KCFA DEAL OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2020/21 Last night's event was a great success with judges Chris Price and David Miles presenting the winners and runner up with their trophies and prize. Congratulations to Meta Corporate Finance who were awarded the KCFA Deal of the Year 2020/21. Meta [...]

1111, 2021

Furley Page recognised in two prestigious national legal guides

November 11th, 2021|

Furley Page recognised in two prestigious national legal guides  Individual lawyers and teams at Furley Page have once again been recognised for their expertise in the latest annual rankings published by two leading independent national legal guides, The Legal 500 2022 and Chambers UK 2022, placing the [...]

610, 2021

Could Britney Spears’ conservatorship saga happen in England?

October 6th, 2021|

Could Britney Spears’ conservatorship saga happen in England?  Last week, after over a decade of struggle and a long-running, high profile legal battle, Britney Spears’ father – Jamie Spears – was suspended as her conservator. Britney’s conservatorship has sparked calls for reform across the USA and led [...]

2909, 2021

University of Kent’s Lunchtime concert series returns next month to bring music to your ears

September 29th, 2021|

University of Kent’s Lunchtime concert series returns next month  to bring music to your ears  The University of Kent’s Lunchtime Concert series resumes this autumn after a year’s hiatus due to Covid, offering an exciting and eclectic range of musical performances that Canterbury law firm Furley Page is [...]

809, 2021

Commercial landlords in Kent struggle to collect unpaid rent as legislation prioritises high street recovery

September 8th, 2021|

Commercial landlords in Kent struggle to collect unpaid rent as legislation prioritises high street recovery   Kent’s high streets have suffered a significant downturn as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, leading to a crisis for landlords as tenants continue to struggle to pay rent.    In July 2021, commercial property owners in [...]

108, 2021

Furley Page donates £5,000 to The Kent Autistic Trust

August 1st, 2021|

Furley Page donates £5,000 to The Kent Autistic Trust    Kent law firm Furley Page has donated £5,000 to support The Kent Autistic Trust (KAT) through its charitable foundation.   The Furley Page Foundation is a registered charity responsible for managing all social responsibility programmes of Furley Page Solicitors. Last [...]

807, 2021

Disappointing delay to introduction of long-awaited no-fault divorce law

July 8th, 2021|

Disappointing delay to introduction of long-awaited no-fault divorce law     Kent law firm Furley Page has said the Government’s decision to postpone the introduction of the long-awaited new ‘no-fault divorce’ law until 2022 is “disappointing” news for couples whose marriage has broken down but wish to separate amicably.  The new Divorce, Dissolution and [...]

807, 2021

Kreston Reeves promotes 35 members of staff

July 8th, 2021|

Kreston Reeves promotes 35 members of staff Accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves has today announced the promotions of 35 members of staff including a new partner across its offices in Kent, Sussex and London as the firm [...]

1506, 2021

New Commercial Partner for Thomson Snell & Passmore

June 15th, 2021|

New Commercial Partner for Thomson Snell & Passmore   Leading South East law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore has appointed commercial lawyer Poh-Leng Devare as a new Partner in its Corporate and Commercial department, to further strengthen its offering [...]

1206, 2021

Kreston Reeves marks double milestone – 200 and 50

June 12th, 2021|

Kreston Reeves marks double milestone – 200 and 50 Accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves is celebrating two historic milestones in 2021 – 200 years of history for the firm and the 50th anniversary of the Kreston network. [...]

505, 2021

Chamber vows to keep virtual networking events by popular demand 

May 5th, 2021|

Chamber vows to keep virtual networking events by popular demand  Virtual networking events run by Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce have proved so popular with attendees that the organisation has agreed to continue hosting the monthly sessions, even as lockdown restrictions ease and increased contact becomes possible. The new series of free monthly networking sessions will again be sponsored by law firm Furley [...]

1903, 2021

John Spencer Appointed Vice President of TWTDLS

March 19th, 2021|

John Spence Appointed Vice President Property litigation Partner, John Spence, is now Vice President of the Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge & District Law Society (TWTDLS), which puts him in line to be President next year. John joined CooperBurnett’s litigation team [...]

1403, 2021

Spring Budget 2021: What it means for businesses

March 14th, 2021|

Spring Budget 2021: What it means for businesses Following the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak’s, statement in the House of Commons, many businesses across the UK will be pleased to see a planned route out of the economic [...]

1507, 2020

Government reform of Capital Gains Tax

July 15th, 2020|

Government reform of Capital Gains Tax will have far-reaching impact, says accountants Kreston Reeves The Government has asked the Office of Tax Simplification to review Capital Gains Tax (CGT). Changes are likely to be announced in the Chancellor’s autumn [...]

1307, 2020

New Banking and Finance Lawyer for Thomson Snell & Passmore

July 13th, 2020|

New Banking and Finance Lawyer for Thomson Snell & Passmore Ex Freshfields and Clifford Chance hire further strengthens the corporate and commercial team Leading South East law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore has appointed banking and finance specialist Katya [...]

1007, 2020

Lawyer warns Kent businesses could face prosecution

July 10th, 2020|

Lawyer warns Kent businesses could face prosecution if they return staff to work without thorough risk assessments As employers across Kent plan to welcome employees back to the workplace, law firm Furley Page has outlined the essential steps businesses [...]

106, 2020

Government extends furlough

June 1st, 2020|

Government extends furlough giving businesses lifeline to October – comment from accountants Kreston Reeves The Government has announced changes to the furlough scheme giving businesses a lifeline to October. The changes will see employers from: 1 July allowed to bring [...]

1405, 2020

Delays at Companies House leave struggling businesses with more debt

May 14th, 2020|

Delays at Companies House leave struggling businesses with more debt, says accountants Kreston Reeves Delays at Companies House are leaving businesses wishing to dissolve with growing and unnecessary debt, warns accountants, business and financial advisers Kreston Reeves. Andrew Tate, [...]

505, 2020

Real economy faces critical challenge over next 12 weeks

May 5th, 2020|

Real economy faces critical challenge over next 12 weeks, says accountants Kreston Reeves A survey of 221 small and medium sized businesses in Kent, Sussex and London indicates that the next 12 weeks will be critical to the survival [...]

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