Entries by Meaby


Congratulations you have sold your house and have found a property to purchase. You now need to deal with all the mundane stuff such as choosing a Solicitor. This is hardly the most exciting part, but choosing a good Solicitor is a really important decision.   Many people believe that they have to use an […]

How you may finance your purchase……Bank of Mum and Dad

Although purchasing a new build gets you onto the Property ladder, you must be aware of the costs involved in doing so. These costs do not just include your monthly mortgage payments, they include the upfront cost of purchasing the Property. These costs include reservation fees, stamp duty, mortgage arrangement fees, surveyor fees, additional extras […]

Meaby & Co invited to take part in the Soho Society hour

Steven Eckett and Olivia Cooper were invited to take part in the Soho Society hour in a live radio broadcast that took place on 25 April 2019. The programme is a weekly broadcast from the Soho Society that takes place on Soho Radio lasting an hour that goes out live every Thursday morning between 9am […]

What consents do I need for building works to my flat?

If you’re considering carrying out works to your property, you may need to obtain consents from certain parties.  Works may need planning permission and building regulation approval.  For listed buildings, listed building consent may also be required.  Before carrying out any works, it is advisable to contact the local authority before carrying out the works […]

Employers can get financial assistance with their statutory pay obligations

Businesses of all shapes and sizes are required to make mandatory payments to their employees to cover various statutory payments that they are entitled to.   These include Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay, and Statutory Shared Maternity/Parental Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay. The current levels of these statutory payments are as follows: Statutory Maternity Pay/Adoption […]


The deceased may have left details of which undertaker they require to be used.  These details may be found with the deceased’s Will, other papers or someone in their confidence. If their preference is not known then usually one contacts the local undertakers to arrange whatever services are required e.g. church only, church and cremation. […]

Help to Buy – a general overview…

Help to Buy is the name of a government programme in the United Kingdom that aims to help first time buyers and those looking to move home, to purchase residential property. It is open to both first-timer buyers and home movers – but it is restricted to new-build homes with a value of up to £600,000.00. Under […]