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What You Need To Know About FENSA Certificate

- 26 July 2021

What is FENSA Certificate? A FENSA certificate is a Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme. The certificate is a government-based scheme that ensures building regulation rules that pertain to windows, roof lights, and doors are complied with. Every window and door installer must be FENSA approved to carry out their work. All approved installers are regularly assessed to…
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Dispute Resolution between company and customer

- 16 July 2021

It does not matter how good a company is or how many satisfied customers it has, there is always the potential for disputes to occur. Of course, good practices and high standards of customer service can minimise this risk, but there may still be occasions when the company and its customers reach an impasse, where…
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What is restrictive covenant indemnity insurance?

- 29 April 2021

One type of insurance which can seem complex is restrictive covenant indemnity insurance. It is, however, fairly simple when you know more about it. A restrictive covenant indemnity insurance package is normally taken out when someone buys a property and then finds out the seller (or previous owner) has fallen foul of a restrictive covenant…
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Can I sue my employer for a slip and fall?

- 23 April 2021

You’re probably reading this after the shock of encountering a workplace accident and wondering, “can I sue my employer for a slip and fall?” The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reports slips and falls as the single most common cause of work-related accidents in the UK. They can happen in a wide variety of locations;…
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Will my children steal my money when I am old?

- 22 February 2021

A Financial Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is designed to secure your finances in case you are no longer able to manage your finances yourself. Many elderly people appoint an individual as their Attorney with their own children often chosen because of the level of trust required. In the majority of situations, the appointed Attorney…
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Wrongful Dismissal v Unfair Dismissal

- 9 February 2021

Employers often have to make tough decisions on dismissing employees; however, it is important that employers have a fair and justifiable reason for dismissing an employee. Employers must also follow the proper procedure and failure to do so can lead to negative consequences, such as the time and costs of defending an Employment Tribunal claim…
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Can you be made redundant if your job still exists

- 9 February 2021

When you’re made redundant it isn’t easy, especially if you have a family that you support and you need to ensure your rent, mortgage and bills are still paid. While there can be a lot of reasons for legitimate redundancy, it’s important to know about the redundancy process so you can determine whether you, or…
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Claims Under Inheritance Act 1975

- 4 February 2021

CLAIMS UNDER INHERITANCE (PROVISION FOR FAMILY AND DEPENDANTS) ACT 1975 Occasionally, beneficiaries of a Will may be disappointed with what they have received from the estate of a deceased individual. In some instances there are also individuals who are completely left out of the Will. The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975 enables…
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How much does it cost to sell a house?

- 4 February 2021

Cost of selling a house UK Basic fees to expect: Conveyancing & third parties Conveyancing fees One of the initial costs of selling a house is paying conveyancing fees, which you will pay to a qualified conveyancer or solicitor. Two types of costs are encompassed by conveyancing fees – the legal fee charged by solicitors…
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Can I leave my job without working my notice period?

- 2 February 2021

If you find yourself in the position of serving a notice period, it can be quite awkward from both sides, depending on the circumstances.   People resign from their position for all sorts of reasons, usually because they have found another role that seems to suit them better, either for location, salary, personal circumstances, promotion,…
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