What Is A Settlement Agreement?

23rd Apr 2015

A settlement agreement can be used by an employer to offer an employee the chance to leave their employment with a financial settlement and normally a good reference to take with them, with the express understanding that they cannot take them to an employment tribunal. Settlement agreements, formal...

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Leaving a Legacy

21st Apr 2015

Deciding to leave a legacy to a charity in your Will can have a number of benefits. First and foremost, it can be a way to ensure that your memory lives on by doing good work after you die. You might have strong affiliations with a charity in your lifetime and perhaps they are working towards a spe...

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Changes to Pension Laws

10th Apr 2015

From the 5th of April 2015, the government has changed the way you can use your pension and this has seen the biggest change to the way you can use your money in retirement. In the past, you were required to purchase an annuity, which provided you with an income. This was a fixed amount and paid mo...

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Accidents at Work

3rd Apr 2015

Being involved in an accident at work can be quite upsetting, particularly if you have been seriously injured in the accident. Initially, you will be in pain and trying to recover from the injuries you have suffered and in addition, there is likely to be an investigation into the accident by the Hea...

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Been Caught Speeding?

27th Mar 2015

Most of us have been caught speeding at one time or another, or if not we have got very close to it. If you are caught and your speed has not been that excessive you may be offered the chance to attend a Speed Awareness Course or you may receive a fixed penalty, neither of which involves you going...

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First Time Buyers Guide

25th Mar 2015

Buying a property for the first time is very exciting, but it is important to understand the process of buying a property so your expectations are managed.          Agree a mortgage – if you start by agreeing a mortgage in principle, then it can give...

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How To Make A Claim For A Trip And Slip

16th Mar 2015

Taking a tumble when you are out in public can be embarrassing for you, but it is more than that if you are unfortunately injured.  If you have a slip or a fall this may be as a result of someone’s negligence and you may be able to claim compensation.  Typically slips and trips occ...

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