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EU Citizens in the UK post-Brexit: the Government's offer.

Louis Harman
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The Government recently published their proposals setting out what they hope to offer European Citizens living in the UK, in lieu of their Free Movement rights, after the UK has formally left the European Union. We have prepared a report on what the offer...

The Importance of Keeping your Will safe

Kate Twigg
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You have made a Will; that is usually the hardest and most stressful part of the transaction completed and you can be safe in the knowledge that your assets are going to pass to your intended beneficiaries on your death. However, you now need to make sure...

Dementia in the workplace

Natalie Gibbons
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Alzheimer’s Society is Chattertons charity of the year and all employees have undergone training to become a dementia friendly firm.  Dementia can affects us all in many ways, therefore it is vital that we increase our understanding of Dementia to...

Money Basics - Debt

Daniel Elkington
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Money basics is a series of short articles where we will explore several themes that confuse and bewilder and try to break down all the legalistic jargon into plain English. Previous articles have covered pensions bonds/endowments ISAs Life insurance. ...

Death of the "7 day" letter? New Pre-Action Protocol "PAP" for Debt Claims from 1 October 2017

Aillsa Davies
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The Ministry of Justice has published the final version of the new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims. This comes into force on 1 October 2017. Who will this impact? The PAP applies to any business (including sole traders and public bodies) claiming...

Protect your land and property from fraud

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July is Scams Awareness Month, and the Land Registry wants to remind everyone of some key fraud advice. To help avoid becoming a victim of property fraud, please: •             read our...

Money Basics - Protection

Daniel Elkington
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Money basics is a series of short articles where we will explore several themes that confuse and bewilder and try to break down all the legalistic jargon into plain English. In the first article we covered pensions, covering ISA accounts in the second and...

Successful direct sex discrimination claim over shared parental pay

Natalie Gibbons
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A father has won a direct sex discrimination claim for failure to pay enhanced shared parental pay in circumstances where female employees were entitled to enhanced maternity pay. Background Shared Parental Leave and pay Shared parental leave allows...

Landlords hope to gain as new legislation aims to make local housing authorities act sooner on homelessness applications

Andrew Morley
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According to statistics released by the Department of Communities and Local Government, during the quarter January to March 2017 28,430 households in England made homelessness applications to local authorities and of those applications 29% were due to a...

When it goes wrong...it goes wrong

David Rogerson
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Have you bought a property only to find out sometime later that you have not got what you thought you had? You would expect your solicitors to pick up everything about the property and advise you accordingly. Unfortunately, things do sometimes get missed and...