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New rules for leaseholders in 2021

Amanda Payne
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A leaseholder is someone who does not own the land the property sits on. The leaseholder, in order to live in the property rents it out for a length of time. A freehold owns the property and the land for an unlimited amount of time. Millions of people will...

The future of divorces - what you need to know...

Andrew Robinson
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Outdated divorce laws have now been transformed. Later on this year, you will no longer have to prove fault to get a divorce. After 2020, a year of unprecedented upheaval, divorcing will be much less stressful. “In June 2020 Parliament passed...

Looking forward, Brexit and Freeports.

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The purpose of this blog is to provide you with a brief view of how Brexit will undoubtedly present challenges to our economy, but also opportunities. Just like the benefits of seeking professional financial advice and estate planning advice. Freeports are...

Bursting the bubble this Christmas?

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With the pandemic putting relationships under pressure and divorce rates recording their biggest percentage rise since 1972, family professionals and support groups are encouraging couples to focus on the wellbeing of the family over the festive...

30 questions with Deena Wardle, Christmas edition

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Here's 30 questions for Deena Wardle, our legal assistant in our conveyancing team. What do you do at Fishers? Legal assistant in residential conveyancing, dealing with the initial enquiries. What is one thing you’d tell home buyers? Choose...

Six secrets to successful investing

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The purpose of this blog is to provide you with a brief introduction to how you could do more with your savings or inheritance by seeking professional investment financial advice. True Potential are an award-winning group of financial services and...

Landlords must gear up for new safety checks

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Residential landlords must get their houses in order with the arrival of further legislation to protect tenants through electrical and building safety requirements.   New electrical safety standards are rolling out for private sector tenancies and...

New year, new you? Why it might be a good time to write a will

Guy Birtwistle
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There is no denying that 2020 is a year which will go down in history - for many reasons. The global pandemic, Brexit, and the fallout from these events has had a significant impact on many areas of our lives. These events may have far-reaching implications...

Avoiding 'do not resuscitate' errors

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Do-Not-Attempt-Resuscitate (DNAR) orders are in the news again. The CQC has just published interim findings of its report into concerns that during the early weeks of the pandemic, DNAR orders were wrongly used.    Widely condemned by the CQC...

Planning for employing overseas workers in 2021

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If you employ workers from overseas, or you plan to in the future, you will need to understand the changes to the immigration system coming into play from January 1 st , 2021. As of this date, a new points-based immigration system will operate in the UK,...

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