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Damage To Your Property

From navigating mortgage rates, deposits, buyers’ schemes, and various other matters, buying a property is one of the most stressful and expensive purchases most of us will make. Buying a property represents a milestone in one’s life, and it can...

The Disclosure Pilot Scheme

With the impending compulsory disclosure pilot scheme coming into effect from the 1 st January 2019 for all matters heard before the Business and Property Courts of England & Wales, it would be useful to have an overview of the proposed pilot scheme and...

What Is A Dispute And How Can We Help?

It is an unfortunate but very real fact of life that sometimes conflict arises whether in the course of our personal or professional lives. Although some conflicts can be resolved with communication and compromise, at times there are some conflicts that...

Business Protection

We all protect what is important to us, it may be a simple life style change, gym membership to keep us healthy and/or insurances to pay the bills if we become ill, so why do so many of us choose not to protect our businesses?  Here we explore why this...

Property Protection Trust

There are many of us who believe that setting up a Lifetime Property Protection Trust can avoid our home (or other assets that we own) being taken into account when assessing our inheritance tax bill and/or being taken into account when assessing our costs...

Why Make a Will

Making a Will is important protection for our nearest and dearest but there still remains a large percentage of our population who do not have this protection in place.  Here, Bennett Oakley will explore why you might want to put this protection in...

Funeral Plans

Funeral plans always seem to be in the news these days.  Sometimes for the right reasons and sadly sometimes for the wrong reasons.  So why is having a funeral plan potentially a good idea? In this day and age, it is very important to plan for...

Inheritance Tax Issues

It was once said that there are two things in life which are certain: death and taxes.  Sadly the two do tend to go hand in hand meaning that many of our estates will bear some burden to Inheritance Tax upon our deaths. Inheritance Tax is still...

Everything Employees Need To Know About Settlement Agreements

Being offered a settlement agreement (formally known as compromise agreements) can be daunting for an employee.  Questions abound.  Should you accept it?  What rights are you signing away?  How will it affect your future work prospects...

Protect Your Business with a Business Lasting Power Of Attorney

As a business owner if you become mentally incapacitated tomorrow then who would pay your suppliers and staff, or complete any outstanding work, so that your clients and customers do not disappear overnight? Business owners are apt to forget that unless...
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