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Government incentive helps small businesses raise finance at start up
November 2013

The government has recently announced that the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), which is designed to help small, early stage companies raise equity finance, has, since its inception in 2012, helped over 1,100 companies to raise the money they need to grow or expand.

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British Property Foundation (BPF) issues warning to landlords over pre-packs
November 2013

A recent statement by the British Property Foundation (BPF) has warned landlords to take extra security from tenants in order to protect themselves against increasing manipulation of the insolvency system, including by the use of “pre-packs”.

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Increased premiums expected over Flood re Scheme
November 2013

The government has recently announced a plan to build up a fund, with the help of the risk sector, to cover the costs of flood damage.

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Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) update
November 2013

The government has announced reforms to the common law remedy of distress for rent.

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Charity Christmas Carol Concert
November 2013

We are holding a Charity Christmas Carol Concert on Thursday 12 December 2013 at 7.30pm at St Martins of Tours Church, St Martin’s Square, Basildon SS14 1DX.

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Campaign for cycle safety launched
November 2013

A campaign which has blazed a trail to raise awareness of cycle safety in London is being rolled out in cities across the UK, Road Safety Minister Robert Goodwill has announced.

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Boost for disabled people to keep their jobs
November 2013

Recent figures show that over 2,000 more disabled people got the support they needed to get a new job or keep their existing job, compared with the same time last year.

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New guidance for repeat offenders issued by Ministry of Justice
November 2013

New guidance issued today by the Ministry of Justice to the police sets out that criminals should not get more than one ‘simple’ caution in a two year period for the same, or similar offence, except in exceptional circumstance and if it is signed off by an Inspector.

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New national standards for expert evidence in family courts
November 2013

The Ministry of Justice has announced the introduction of new national standards which, it says, will raise the quality of expert evidence in family courts and end unnecessary delays.

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Those made redundant due to insolvency might have paid too much tax
November 2013

A tax reform group has issued a warning for people who have been made redundant because the firm they worked for became insolvent, suggesting they should check their records because they might have paid too much tax on their redundancy payments.

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