Important Announcement

WE ARE MOVING Our Milton Keynes Office will be relocating to new premises as of Monday 18th December 2017. Our new address from that date will be Pictons Solicitors Studio K/2 274 Witan Gate West Witan Studios Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire MK9 1EJ It will be business as usual from our new home in the heart…

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Need a Cure for the Christmas Party HR Hangover?

Christmas is a time for merriment, festive lunches and partying until dawn. It is a fantastic opportunity for employers to reward staff and recognise the previous 12 months hard work. Helen Taylor, Head of Employment at award winning and leading regional law firm Pictons Solicitors says, “Staff engagement and a time to socialise  is usually…

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Living Together Vs Married, why should it Matter?

A recent article on the BBC News website has put the spotlight on Co-Habiting couples again and what they believe their rights are upon separation Vs what their actual rights are. Resolution carried out a survey which found two-thirds of cohabiting couples wrongly believe “common-law marriage” laws exist when dividing up finances. The number of…

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Do I need a solicitor to buy a house?

Here’s what you need to know For most people, buying a property is the single biggest investment they’ll make in their lives. From young adults looking to lay down roots and start building a family, to those who’ve worked hard for years to make the switch from renting to owning, purchasing a house is something…

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The Chancellor announces bold changes for First Time Buyers in the Budget 2017

Harshinder Hundal, Partner and Head of Commercial Property at award winning and leading regional Law firm Pictons Solicitors comments on today’s budget announcement on housing. “First-time buyers will be pleased with the budget just announced today.  For the first time in 5 years the budget has kept first-time buyers in the forefront of decision making…

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Hollywood Sparks Momentum to Eradicate Workplace Harassment

The recent revelations from Hollywood about sexism and harassment have rightly prompted a strong global reaction. Given what we have learnt, can we genuinely be surprised by the BBC’s statistics published this week in relation to workplace harassment? The poll, undertaken for the BBC, identified that of those surveyed half of British women and a…

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Pictons Supports Students During Careers Fair at University of Buckingham

Leading and award winning regional law firm Pictons, which has offices in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, was invited by the University of Buckingham to participate in its annual Careers Fair. The University of Buckingham Careers Fair is part of their Employability Programme which enables students to gain the skills required by employers during their degree…

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Be Careful What You Tweet And Repeat!

Social Media has long been a legal minefield when it comes to content we create and post for the whole world to see and the consequences it can have for individuals. It has changed the way we communicate forever. Whilst the opportunities are immense, the misuse of Social Media can be costly. The reputational and…

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