Do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney?

We often think a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is for the older individual who may be suffering from early signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s.  Whist this is correct, LPA’s actualWhilstply to any individual over the age of 18.  You may ask but why?  LPA’s are not only...
E- Conveyancing – the future?

E- Conveyancing – the future?

The Land Registry has opened a consultation in relation to amending the Land Registration Rules to allow deeds to be signed electronically rather than on paper. The Land Registry states that this ‘will allow the incremental introduction of secure electronic...
Housing White Paper: Fixing Our Broken Housing Market

Housing White Paper: Fixing Our Broken Housing Market

This month saw the release of the Government’s white paper, ‘Fixing our broken housing market’. The 104-page white paper outlines the problems with the UK housing market and sets out the Government’s proposal to boost supply in the short and long term. Painting a...
National Minimum Wage Increase

National Minimum Wage Increase

As you are aware, each year the National Minimum wage increases. As of 1stt April 2017, for those aged over 25, the national living wage will be raised from £7.20 per hour to £7.50 per hour. Under the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2017, the rates...
E- Conveyancing – the future?

Good news for renters

A new Government white paper will focus attention on more affordable and secure property rentals. This represents a shift in Tory housing policy that, since the 1980s, has always been keen to promote homeownership as an aspiration. One of the proposals is for...
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