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Stamp Duty: Where are we now?

Paul Keogh
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Stamp Duty Land Tax, or “Stamp Duty” as it is commonly known, has been an increasingly profitable revenue source for successive governments. It was first introduced in 1694 in an Act: …for granting to their Majesties several duties upon...

Employment Tribunals - what could possibly go wrong?

Derek Reed
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Employment tribunals (industrial tribunals as they were then called) were first set up in 1964. They initially dealt only with a tiny range of issues but their remit has been expanded over the years so that now there are literally dozens of types of claim...

Will Review

Karin Cox-Putker
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Why your New Year resolutions should include a review of your Will Christmas is over, so what was your New Year resolution? Check your waistline and decide to eat less, drink less and exercise more? Are you even considering becoming a new Veganuary...

Cohabitees Beware

Deborah Prance
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The number of unmarried couples living together has more than doubled from 1.5 million in 1996 to 3.3 million in 2017 and is now the fastest growing family type. Unfortunately, the law has not caught up with the times and you could be at risk if the...

Conveyancing - Who Can You Trust?

Paul Keogh
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Your home is probably the most valuable asset you will ever buy and it is a transaction where you need help from a Solicitor or Conveyancer to guide you through the legal side of the process. They will check the property’s title, carry out searches,...

Why consider family mediation following a relationship breakdown

Deborah Prance
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The breakdown of a relationship is difficult and stressful enough as it is without the parties having to cope with possible court proceedings to sort out the financial and other arrangements going forward. Following the withdrawal of Legal Aid for most...

Should you operate as a Limited company or sole trader?

Charmaine Dudman
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Welcome to my first business blog and thank you for taking the time to read it.  The aim of my blog is to provide you with some of the information you need as you go through your journey as a business owner, from start up, through to disposal or...