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Buying A Home- Why Do I Need A Property Survey?

  • Author: Patrick 'Pat' Richards
  • Posted on: 16th April 2019
  • Posted On: Blog

For many people, finding their dream home is a joyous occasion, but it can be easy to forget about using proper judgment when it comes to ensuring that all the necessary steps are taken during the property buying process

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Bullying & Harassment At Work- What Are Your Employment Rights?

  • Author: Yasmin Govan
  • Posted on: 26th March 2019
  • Posted On: Blog

Did you know there are distinct differences between Bullying & Harassment in the Workplace? Bullying and harassment may be used hand in hand, however, they are not the same when it comes to your employment law rights. Both can, however, occur at any time, whether in person, in writing, phone or via social media or other online

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To extend or not to extend- Are you facing the leasehold dilemma?

  • Author: Daniel Curry
  • Posted on: 19th February 2019
  • Posted On: Blog

The complexities of home ownership facing both homebuyers and owners are already vast, and adding the responsibility of managing a lease to this can be daunting.

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Divorce Day- What is it and why does it happen?

  • Author: David Crosby
  • Posted on: 23rd January 2019
  • Posted On: Blog

According to the ONS figures, unreasonable behaviour was cited as the most common reason for both heterosexual and same-sex divorce. Around 52 per cent of wives and 37 per cent of husbands petitioned on these grounds in opposite-sex marriages, while for same-sex couples the figures stand at 83 per cent for women and 73 per cent among men.

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An Employers Guide To Avoiding Christmas Party Issues

  • Author: Yasmin Govan
  • Posted on: 5th December 2018
  • Posted On: Blog

So it’s that time of year again, Christmas party season, and while the festivities are heating up I’m here to remind you of the potential pitfalls of ‘silly season’ (from an employment perspective only)! Whilst it is tempting to let your hair down, unleash your inner party animal and even tell colleagues what you really think of them, the occasion is still seen as being “in the course of employment.”

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Can an employer require staff to take holiday over a Christmas shutdown period?

  • Author: Yasmin Govan
  • Posted on: 21st November 2018
  • Posted On: Blog

This is a very topical subject at this time of year and a question that many employers will not know the answer to. Our Employment Law expert Yasmin Govan explains more about Christmas Shutdown holidays here...

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Christmas Contact Arrangements For Separated Parents

  • Author: Gemma Thew
  • Posted on: 23rd October 2018
  • Posted On: Blog

Christmas is just around the corner and for many this brings feeling of joy and merriment. For others however it can bring feelings of dread and worry as they know it is another year of arguing with the ex about where the children will be staying and what time they will spend with each parent.

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Divorce and Periodical Payments- A Basic Guide

  • Author: Gemma Thew
  • Posted on: 24th September 2018
  • Posted On: Blog

When a divorce is finalised most couples will have financial matters that need to be resolved. Spousal and civil partnership maintenance is often a contentious issue to tackle when dealing with the breakdown of a relationship or marriage...

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The Importance Of Using A Personal Injury Solicitor

  • Author: David Crosby
  • Posted on: 27th August 2018
  • Posted On: Blog

The importance of using a personal injury solicitor

When you have an accident that causes injury and/or loss, and it wasn’t your fault, then you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim for compensation. If you don’t know where to start, or whether you think you may be entitled to make a claim, then it is important to seek advice to help you make an informed decision.

What kinds of injury can you claim for?

Examples of the kinds of claims that we can deal with include personal injuries resulting from the following:

Divorce- Why the long wait?

  • Author: Gemma Thew
  • Posted on: 30th July 2018
  • Posted On: Blog

There has been a lot of press coverage recently regarding the streamlined divorce process, which saw the introduction of online divorce applications and centralised working, with the aim of making it easier for couples and divorce practitioners to speed up the process.

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