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EX-THOMAS COOK EMPLOYEES

EX- THOMAS COOK EMPLOYEES Lost your job?  Are you struggling to pay your rent?  Remember you have legal rights in particular not to be evicted without a Court Order. If you need advice please contact us now on 01606 74301 and ask for...

KNIFE CRIME

KNIFE CRIME In recent years there has been a lot of publicity about knife crime, much of it relating to inner city gang violence but the reality is knife crime is endemic throughout the country. The law is straightforward in that if you are in a public...

CRIMINAL DEFINITIONS

CRIMINAL DEFINITIONS Quite a lot of our clients use the words rob and steal interchangeably, the law does not. The definition of theft is  “the dishonest appropriation of property belonging to another with the intention of permanently...

No-deal Brexit warning

    No-deal Brexit warning According to predictions published by accountants KPMG, the price of property in the UK could fall in the event of a no-deal Brexit KPMG have predicted that house prices could drop by 6.2% percent in 2020...

Plans to help First Time Buyers

Plans to help First Time Buyers with New Shared Ownership Model Plans have been announced by the Government for a new model for shared ownership which would mean that homeowners would be able to increase their share of a property at lower increments. The...

Should Stamp Duty Land Tax be abolished

Should Stamp Duty Land Tax be abolished on all but the most expensive properties? A recent think tank has prepared a report on this theory. Its main proposal is that abolishing stamp duty on homes worth less than £500,000 would help more than...

Parents downsizing to help children get on property ladder

Parents downsizing to help children get on property ladder Recent research has found that home owners are more likely to spend their hard earned cash on assisting children get on the property ladder than support their education. Downsizing is one of the...

The Government to arrange new funding

The Government to arrange new funding to support the building of housing infrastructure in England It has been revealed that the Chancellor Sajid Javid has said that he will ensure the necessary infrastructure is in place to unlock housing in high...

Are you in trouble with the police?

Are you in trouble with the police?   Have you been detained or arrested for something you didn’t do? Did you do it but you need a helping hand, protection and representation in the police station, in police custody or through the...

Have you been involved with the police or the criminal courts?

Have you been involved with the police or the criminal courts?   If you are accused of a crime you did not commit does your experience of the system make you feel like a criminal anyway? Are you kept waiting far longer than necessary...
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