Consumers Get More Clout with New Laws

Consumers who are subjected to lies or pressure selling by unscrupulous traders have new rights from October. When the changes come into effect, the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations will give consumers the right to unwind contracts, claim a discount or raise a claim for damages against businesses who have subjected them to misleading or aggressive tactics.…

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Property Buyers Play it Safe with ‘No-Nups’

Savvy property owners who club together to buy a home are turning to no-nups to safeguard their investment.  Whether as a cohabiting couple, or two or more friends clubbing together, a cohabitation agreement, or no-nup, as they now becoming known, can help fix the outcome if things go wrong. And that’s particularly important when contributions…

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New Rules for Those Without a Will

From October, different rules come into force on how assets should be distributed when someone dies without making a will, but it is still likely to cause a shock to families, particularly where couples were not married or in a civil partnership New rules on what happens when someone dies without making a will should…

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