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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. Continue reading...

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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. Continue reading...

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Help to Buy scheme supports buyers
November 2013

According to recent figures, more than 2,000 people have put in offers on homes under the Help to Buy scheme, totalling £365 million of new mortgage lending. Continue reading...

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Insolvency rules simplified
October 2013

Proposals to simplify and reorder existing insolvency rules and replace them with a single set of rules fit for the 21st century were announced in a consultation document published by the Insolvency Service in September. Continue reading...

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Care home costs underestimated
October 2013

Figures published earlier this year from healthcare research firm Laing & Buisson, found that the number of people in residential care rose by 2.2 per cent in the year to September 2012. Continue reading...

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Rising employment – employees need to know their rights
October 2013

There are a million more people in work compared to early 2010 according to figures released in October by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Continue reading...

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Wills are not just for the elderly
October 2013

Recent research has revealed that almost 70% of forty year olds do not have a will. Continue reading...

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New flash for cash warning for drivers
October 2013

New warnings have been issued to drivers after a rise in the number of claims as victims fall foul of a scam called ‘flash-for-cash’, costing insurance companies millions of pounds a year. Continue reading...

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The virtues of a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)
October 2013

Although we do not wish to dwell on the negatives of getting older, there are advantages in planning ahead for later life. Continue reading...

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Employers urged to play fair – or face legal action
October 2013

Citizens Advice Bureaux have reported an increasing number of cases of employees coming to them for help after being denied their rights by employers. Continue reading...