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What happens to your digital footprint when you die?
July 2013

by Lee McClellan (Basildon), Helen Jago (Basildon) and Tim Steele (SWF). Continue reading...

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More firms facing insolvency, despite zombie fall
July 2013

Research by the insolvency trade body R3 has revealed a sharp rise in small businesses facing insolvency, despite a fall in so-called zombie companies. Continue reading...

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Insolvency rules must be obeyed
July 2013

With news that two more company directors have been struck off and banned for six and 12 years respectively from acting as directors, individuals should be aware of their responsibilities in the case of insolvency. Continue reading...

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Living together good for your wealth
May 2013

People who live together or are married are better off financially than those who are single, according to new research. Continue reading...

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More buoyant housing market may not benefit IVAs
May 2013

The recent announcement that the housing market is once again on the rise in England and Wales may be good news for the economy and for most homeowners, but may be less welcome for people using IVAs. Continue reading...

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New help to manage an account for someone else
May 2013

New guidance has been issued to all UK bank and building societies to help make life easier for people managing an account for someone who is unable to look after their own financial affairs. Continue reading...

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Research highlights risks of out of date wills
May 2013

New research has found that a third of over-50s in the UK have failed to update their wills to take account of major changes in their family or financial circumstances. Continue reading...

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Protection for whistleblowers strengthened
May 2013

The government has strengthened the whistleblowing rules to protect workers who publicly disclose bad behaviour from harassment from bosses or co-workers. Continue reading...

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The perils of pension payouts on parting
May 2013

Given that the UK has one of the least generous state pensions, coupled with an ever increasing retirement age, many people need to rely on a private pension provision to maintain the standard of living they enjoyed during their working years. Continue reading...

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EAT clashes on post-employment victimisation claims
May 2013

A recent decision by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) which, contrary to previous guidance, might enable individuals to make claims for victimisation against former employers is set to cause confusion for businesses. Continue reading...