News

A Day at the Races with Radio Exe

27th February 2020

As both proud sponsors and loyal listeners of Radio Exe, we were delighted to accept their invitation and join them in the Racecourse’s fabulous hospitality box. James Bastyan, IT Manager, and Dana Mulligan, Marketing Manager, represented the firm on the day and had a brilliant time catching up with many existing contacts. Read more…

Exeter Living Awards Finalists’ and Sponsors’ Reception

19th February 2020

Gilbert Stephens Solicitors were happy to gather among many other proud finalists at the Exeter Living Awards Finalists’ and Sponsors’ Reception on Monday 17th February at On The Waterfront. For Gilbert Stephens, the evening celebrated the success of their collaborative networking group, Exeter Property Circle (EPC), for being shortlisted in the Property category for the Exeter Living Awards. Read more…

Exeter Property Circle Shortlisted in Exeter Living Awards 2020

10th February 2020

Gilbert Stephens Solicitors are proud to announce that the collaborative networking group, Exeter Property Circle (EPC), has been shortlisted in the Property category at the Exeter Living Awards 2020.

Founded by Gilbert Stephens, Northcott Beaton and PSSW Solutions, the EPC was established to offer opportunities for likeminded property professionals to meet and connect within the Exeter area. The not-for-profit group has grown exponentially from its launch event in September 2018 and continues to offer bimonthly networking events across various local venues. Read more…

Stark warning to businesses after £275,000 fine for breach of GDPR

5th February 2020

A London Pharmacy has just been fined £275,000 for its failure to ensure the security of special category data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

GDPR is a data protection regulation set by the EU to help give more control to individuals over their personal data. The Regulations came into effect on 25th May 2018 to ensure the security of data held by individuals and most of us will be aware of it, remember all the emails asking you to confirm you were happy for your details to be stored? That was as a result of the GDPR regulations. All businesses must abide by these regulations and if there is even a slight breach it must be reported to the Information Commissioner. Read more…

Intestacy Rules Updated

30th January 2020

On Thursday 6th February 2020, a small change will be made to the way in which some estates are divided when someone dies without making a will.

When someone dies without a valid will, the “Intestacy Rules” determine who will inherit from them and who has the right to administer their estate. How much of their estate will be inherited by their partner, children and other close relatives is set out in the Administration of Estates Act 1925, which has been updated from time to time since then. Read more…