When is an accident a claim?

8th Sep 2023

‘Something bad that happens that is not expected or intended and that often damages something or injures someone.’ That’s one dictionary definition of ‘accident’. From the everyday to the catastrophic, an accident can happen anywhere and at any time. But not every acci...

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Inheritance Tax

1st Sep 2023

“Why do I need to know about inheritance tax?” The idea that inheritance tax only applies to the very rich may have been true in the past, but it’s no longer the case. Many more people now find themselves caught. And while this may mean a healthy boost for the government’s c...

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Conveyancing – how do we do it?

11th Aug 2023

Buying or selling a home (often simultaneously) is a challenging time in most people’s lives. Alongside the usual excitement of moving up the property ladder, or finding the house that better suits your needs, there are pressures that come from the legal process of transferring ownership. Tha...

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What could intestacy mean for your family?

7th Jul 2023

When a person dies without having made a Will, the question of who inherits the estate, needs to be examined. Everything owned by the deceased person needs to be dealt with. Their property, money, investments, personal possessions must be allocated. But, with no will to indicate the deceased’...

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‘Carer’s leave’ to become law

9th Jun 2023

A bill proposing that people with caring responsibilities be entitled to time off from work is set to become law, after recently receiving Royal Assent. The Carer’s Leave Act is expected to come into force next year, bringing with it some much-needed relief for millions of employees who are s...

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Dividing assets on divorce – a review

12th May 2023

One of the most difficult aspects of divorce for couples, aside from the emotional challenges, is the division of assets.  It’s an intense process, beginning with each person disclosing financial information that paints an accurate picture of the things they own individually and jointly....

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