Countdown to new consumer laws

–  Businesses have until 1st October to get ready for new consumer rights and dispute resolution procedures Consumers have new rights from October, including a 30-day period to claim a full refund on faulty goods and, for the first time, protections on digital content purchases.  They can also challenge unfair or hidden trading terms.   The Consumer…

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Who do you think they are?

Implications of Immigration Bill for landlords and their tenants As a landlord, how much do you know about your tenants? You might know, for instance, if they are animal lovers or, from viewings, who their favourite sports teams are. But do you know if they have the right to be in the country legally? Government…

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Charity Begins At Home

“Charity begins at home” as the old expression goes. An expression recently adhered to in the Court of Appeal hearing involving Melita Jackson’s estate when her daughter attended disputing the Will. In her last will and testament drafted in April 2002, Mrs Jackson left her estate (worth in the region of £500,000) to three separate…

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