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Posted on: 02/12/2017
Understanding how the family mediation process can help you

Over the last three years mediation has changed from something that few people knew about, to a much more understood and accepted process.  Although you may find the idea of sitting in a room with your...



Posted on: 08/11/2017
Help with making a personal injury claim

How many times do you hear (and shudder) at the phrase, “where there’s a blame there’s a claim”? But, if you were unfortunately involved in an accident that was not your fault, you...



Posted on: 18/10/2017
Holding football in a hand towards blue sky

Another sacking in football management has been announced, this time Leicester City’s Craig Shakespeare. Only four months ago, Shakespeare was confirmed as a permanent appointment following the...



Posted on: 17/07/2017
e-Wills. Should you be making your Will using your mobile?

On the 13 July 2017 the Law Commission, a statutory body created to keep the law of England and Wales under review, launched a Public Consultation aimed at bringing the law relating to Wills in line with...



Posted on: 07/06/2017
How does your business collect and store data

New regulations around how a business collects and stores data come into force in May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 and means that businesses...



Posted on: 31/05/2017
Understanding the new Inheritance Tax Rules

Many people may have heard about the new inheritance tax allowance that has been introduced in April 2017, which adds an extra tax free amount when you own property.

The new rules unfortunately are...



Posted on: 05/04/2017
Property maintenance advice when sprucing up your home

As the days get lighter and homes begin to unfurl from the winter months, you may be considering some home or garden improvements.  Depending on the work involved, however, there could be some rules...



Posted on: 01/02/2017
Careful Will planning is essential when getting married for a second time

Second marriages often leave spouses in a dilemma about how to ensure that both their new partner and their own children benefit from their inheritance.

The first priority to anyone getting married...



Posted on: 24/06/2016
BREXIT and What it means for Employment Law

In the wake of the news this morning it should be noted that as far as employment law is concerned, leaving...



Posted on: 09/06/2016
Tennis ball clearing the net

As an employer would you know what to do if one of your staff “pulls a sickie” and is then spotted tucking into strawberries and cream at Wimbledon, dancing in their wellies at Glastonbury or...



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