1. Getting ready to sell your business

    Whether or not you are starting to think about retirement, if you have any plans to sell your business in the future then there are steps that you can take to ensure that you achieve the best price for your business and to sell it on the most favourable terms.  It is worth investing time…

  2. Time for ‘no fault’ divorce?

    Calls for proposed reforms to the divorce laws in England and Wales have not fallen on deaf ears as the government has recently announced a consultation on introducing a ‘no-fault divorce’, which could see spouses losing the right to contest a divorce. Fiona Yellowlees, family law solicitor & partner at WBW Solicitors, examines the proposals…

  3. Opinion Piece – Watford Case – Boy, 6, awarded record £37m in NHS compensation after ‘catastrophic’ brain damage

    On 8th October the Daily Telegraph reported that a six-year old boy treated at a Hospital in Watford had made a successful clinical negligence claim directed to a Hertfordshire NHS Trust and been awarded £37 million in compensation. Full news story – https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/10/08/boy-6-awarded-record-37m-nhs-compensation-catastrophic-brain. This is a record sum for a claim of this kind and…

  4. Claiming compensation for a workplace ‘manual handling’ accident

    Manual handling is the cause of more than a third of all workplace injuries, according to Health & Safety Executive figures. Manual handling is any activity which requires the use of force by a person, such as lifting, lowering, restraining, pushing, pulling and carrying. Such tasks take place in almost all workplace environments including factories,…

  5. WBW Seasonal Diary – Our Guide to Summer Fun in Devon & Cornwall

    With the summer holidays drawing to a close, the roads will become quieter and the tourists will slope back to their residences. Hopefully we shall see a final blast of sunshine grace the region and ease us into the fresher days of autumn. Here at WBW we are very passionate about all things local, we…

  6. Has a trip to A&E left you in more pain than before?

    There were 23.4 million attendances recorded at Accident and Emergency (A&E) in England during 2016-17 according to NHS Digital figures. Clearly, that’s a lot of work for our hard-working, dedicated NHS staff. In general, these highly trained healthcare professionals do a commendable job, diagnosing and treating the medical problems which affect the millions of people…

  7. WBW Case Study: Compensation for man left with serious injuries following a motorbike accident

    Our personal injury department negotiated a settlement for a motorcyclist after a collision caused by a careless driver. Mr Wall from Exeter was riding his motorbike in Exeter when a car driver to his left suddenly changed lanes directly into his path giving him no opportunity to take avoiding action. Mr Wall hit the back…

  8. WBW in the Top 150 Businesses in Devon and Cornwall 2017

    We are pleased to announce that WBW Solicitors have been shortlisted in this year’s Top 150 Businesses in Devon and Cornwall, complied by the Western Morning News. The list is created on an annual basis and is ranked by the number of employees within an organisation. The data is taken from Companies House approximately 6-12…

  9. WBW Team Wins National Professional Administrative Day Award

    The WBW Cashiers Department has been awarded an accolade by Property Search Group (PSG). On the 26th April, PSG, celebrated administrative professionals from across the country by hosting a ‘National Administrative Professionals Day’. A day in which companies can celebrate all those in roles who ensure their departments run smoothly. The cashiers department were nominated…