Business continuity following an Intestacy
Currently under our Intestacy Laws in England and Wales one’s entire estate passes to the surviving spouse or civil partner (if you have one and you do not have any [...]
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Releasing capital in retirement
Over the past few years Equity Release Schemes have become ever more popular as an alternative to downsizing for the purposes of raising capital for a variety of reasons including [...]
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Maximising rental income from Buy-to-Let investments.
Over the past few years changes in tax legislation have adversely affected the Buy-to-Let market ranging from the 3% surcharge on second homes and Buy-to-Let properties to the reduction in [...]
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Alert for Landlords
Over many years a number of our clients have acquired a second property for the purpose of investment, and letting on a Shorthold Assured Tenancy. In the event of such [...]
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Reasons for making a Will
Making a Will would enable you to decide who should receive your Estate on death and avoid possible legal problems for your family in the future. You would also be [...]
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Be ScamSmart
In my capacity as the COFA (Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration) for this practice I have received a warning card from the Financial Conduct Authority regarding scams in relation [...]
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Football Agents and loss of a Chance Damages
It is an established principle of contract law that a claimant who is deprived of the loss of a chance as a result of a defendant’s breach of contract, will [...]
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Higher rates for purchases of additional residential properties
The last Conservative Budget of George Osborne introduced further and additional Stamp Duty which was designed to affect second homes and where a main residence may have been acquired without [...]
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