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Dealing with noisy neighbours during the summer

The first sign of summer weather sends everyone to the shops to pick up barbecues, outdoor entertainment, and supplies for parties that make the most of those late, lazy summer evenings. Nobody wants to be the killjoy that puts a stop to their neighbour’s summer celebrations, but if things get out of hand, what rights…

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Moving Home Checklist

Preparing for Completion Day So, you’ve exchanged contracts and moving day is fast approaching. Start to notify all of the necessary Companies about your change of address in plenty of time. Use the following checklist  to tick off each one as you do it. You can buy pre-printed cards from all good stationers, if you…

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Consumer rights for holidaymakers

It’s holiday time again, and we’re all getting ready to jet off to sunnier climes for a couple of weeks’ well-earned R&R with the kids. Technically, nothing should go wrong, but just as with any situation, holidays are a minefield of potential problems – from delayed or cancelled flights, illness and accidents, or turning up…

Cybersecurity

What to do if your business is being held to ransom

Cybercrime, both against businesses and individuals, is becoming more common. It’s frightening, it’s a major issue for businesses, and can end up having a big impact on your finances. There are also some pretty heavy potential legal issues to think about too, especially if your customers’ data has been compromised. Contrary to popular belief, it’s…

Your rights as a step-parent after a divorce

If you’re a recently divorced step-parent and are wondering what rights you have in regard to seeing your step-children, there’s a number of things you need to know. Here, we take a look at what happens after a divorce, what measures a step-parent can take in order to gain access to a step-child, and whether…