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Trust Registration Service

Trust Registration Service

If you are a Trustee, you need to be aware that new rules came into force in October 2020 extending the requirement to register Trusts with the Trust Registration Service (TRS).

Japanese Knotweed - Updated Guidance

Japanese Knotweed - Updated Guidance

Surveyors have updated their guidance on invasive species such as Japanese Knotweed when valuing property, but landowners and homeowners should continue to keep on top of their responsibilities in controlling this and other invasive, non-native plants.

Intestacy Rules - What happens when there is no Will?

Intestacy Rules - What happens when there is no Will?

If your loved one dies without leaving a valid Will, there are strict rules in place known as the ‘Intestacy Rules’ which decide how their estate is divided.

The HR Manager myth buster

The HR Manager myth buster

Here Sara Patel, an employment law expert at Banner Jones, helps to separate the facts from the fiction, and clarifies the law and the role of employers in relation to a few of the most common workplace myths.

Trust Registration Service (TRS) - Important information for Trustees

Trust Registration Service (TRS) - Important information for Trustees

If you are a Trustee, you need to be aware that new rules came into force in October 2020 extending the requirement to register Trusts with the Trust Registration Service (TRS).

Why do you need a change your Will when you divorce?

Why do you need a change your Will when you divorce?

Writing Wills during a marriage that leaves everything to each other upon death is very common, but what happens to that Will should you decide to end the marriage and get divorced?

Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention

This guide outlines useful advice on what we do and what you can do to help protect yourself from falling victim to fraud.

How does the Right to Buy scheme work?

How does the Right to Buy scheme work?

Think the Right to Buy scheme might be a good option for becoming a homeowner? Find out what you need to know about the scheme in our latest guide.

How cryptocurrency can fuel asset concealment in divorce

How cryptocurrency can fuel asset concealment in divorce

The popularity of cryptocurrency for investment purposes is likely to fuel a rise in asset concealment when couples part. 

Innocent banter or workplace discrimination?

Innocent banter or workplace discrimination?

Workplace banter is driving a surge in claims against employers with research showing a 45 per cent rise in such claims between 2020 and 2021

Why businesses should embrace the Employment Bill changes

Why businesses should embrace the Employment Bill changes

Workers’ rights have long since been protected by law… to an extent. However, in 2019 the Conservative government promised to introduce a unified Employment Bill which would hold British businesses accountable across the board.

How to deal with a boundary dispute

How to deal with a boundary dispute

Warm weather and longer days see a surge in garden maintenance every year, and where householders improve and replace fencing, boundary disputes are sure to follow…

Can I claim if a cosmetic procedure goes wrong?

Can I claim if a cosmetic procedure goes wrong?

Cosmetic procedures have become increasingly common, but unfortunately, they do not always go to plan. If you have undergone a cosmetic procedure that has not gone as planned, we understand the devastating impact this may have on your life. A cosmetic procedure gone wrong such as lip fillers, botox, liposuction, breast augmentation, or dental surgery, can cause significant damage to your health, your confidence, and your wellbeing. However, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. This article looks at how to make a claim if a cosmetic procedure has gone wrong.

Why the consultation period matters when making redundancies

Why the consultation period matters when making redundancies

Running a business can be challenging, and never more so than when decisions need to be made that potentially affect the lives and livelihoods of employees.

Sadly, however, it is part and parcel of the day job, and most business owners and decision makers will grapple with the prospects of having to let people go, and the subsequent redundancy process, at some point during their career.