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Spotlight on Regulations for Residential Landlords - Lender Consent

Andrew Morley
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Landlords today face a bewildering array of regulations. Many are centred around tenant safety and might be thought matters of commons sense or good practice, but any breach could lead variously to a fine, compensation claim, a Prohibition Notice requiring...

Do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Claire  Fuller
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None of us want to imagine a time when we are no longer capable of making our own decisions.  Yet as medical advances enable us to live longer, the chances of needing help later in life increase. Do you know who would manage your finances or make...

Domestic Abuse - does the Court's new guidance go far enough in protecting children?

Lauren Kelly
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In October 2017, important changes were made to the Family Court’s guidance for children cases where domestic abuse has been alleged. The guidance was issued after widespread criticism that the family courts were not going far enough to protect the...

Spotlight on Regulations for Residential Landlords - Taxation

Andrew Morley
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Landlords today face a bewildering array of regulations. Many are centred around tenant safety and might be thought matters of commons sense or good practice, but any breach could lead variously to a fine, compensation claim, a Prohibition Notice requiring...

PRACTICAL TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR DATA SECURE

Liam Green
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Chattertons strive to give clear, comprehensive and practical advice – with that in mind, here are six helpful tips to assist your organisation in working towards keeping your data secure for GDPR compliance. Data Mapping In order to comply with...

Female Genital Mutilation - How are the Courts protecting children?

Lauren Kelly
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The horrifying crime of Female Genital Mutilation (or “FGM”) has been back in the spotlight recently. A channel 4 documentary, “The FGM Detectives”, has been following the work of a Bristol based detective chief inspector and her...

Employment Law Changes in April 2018 - What should my organisation be doing?

Danielle Lister
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It’s that time of year again when business owners and HR professionals are busy getting to grips with impending changes in employment law.  This year is no exception and there are a number of changes to be aware of.  In this article, we...

Spotlight on Regulations for Residential Landlords - Tenancy Deposit Protection

Andrew Morley
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Landlords today face a bewildering array of regulations. Many are centred around tenant safety and might be thought matters of commons sense or good practice, but any breach could lead variously to a fine, compensation claim, a Prohibition Notice requiring...

Lincolnshire legal firm identified as 'One to Watch'

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A leading chain of Lincolnshire solicitors has been named as “One to Watch” in this year’s Sunday Times survey of the 100 best companies to work for. Staff at Chattertons Solicitors & Wealth Management, which has eight branches across...

Thinking of a Buy to Let or are you already a Domestic Landlord? 1st April 2018 EPC changes - what you need to know

CASSIE  CHIDLOW
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What is an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ? As you will already no doubt be aware an Energy Performance Certificate is required for all properties when sold or let. The certificate will set out the energy rating for the property from A-G with A...