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Writing a will important for single parents

Single parents must write a will to ensure that a guardian is appointed for their children should the worst occur, it has been claimed. According to Richard Cook, regional chairman of the Society of Will Writers and senior writer at… Find out more

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Property that doesn’t pass under a Will

 An excerpt from Lawpack’s Last Will & Testament Kit. When you’re making a Will you need to think about the property that you own. And how you own it. This is because, under current law, not all property can be… Find out more

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Who can be sued in a small claims court?

You can sue just about anyone using a small claims court. Always take care to consider who you name on your small claim summons. If you get the wrong party, then the small claim may be struck out and costs… Find out more

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8 ways to winning your small claim

In the small claims court, presentation can make a huge difference to you winning your small claims case. But, don’t worry about acting like a professional lawyer. The small claims court is for amateurs and the court won’t be expecting… Find out more

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Employment contract articles

How the Equality Act 2010 impacts employers

Earlier this month, the government made the commencement order which brought 90 per cent of the Equality Act 2010 into force. It included several new pieces of legislation designed to strengthen equality laws for the benefit of job seekers and… Find out more

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NI ‘hinders employment of new staff’

More employment contracts would be available to new staff if the government lowered the amount of National Insurance paid by small firms, research has revealed. Findings from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) show that this is one of many factors stifling the recruitment… Find out more

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Small firms subject to new accounting rules

Companies may be encouraged to seek business advice as new, simpler accounting rules come into force to improve their operations. It is estimated that 1.5 million small British firms will benefit from the plans, which could save them considerable amounts of money… Find out more

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Insolvency regulations strain businesses

The need for business advice may become even greater if insolvency regulation is subject to further changes, one group has discovered. Insolvency trade body R3 found that many companies are questioning plans to give unsecured creditors more of a say. “The degree of increased… Find out more

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The secrets of creative accounting

Perhaps you want to buy a business or make an investment. Maybe you’re already in business and another business wants you to supply them with stock. In these types of situations your money could be at risk and you’ll want… Find out more

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The fees involved in making a small claim

When you’re thinking about making a small claim, remember that you need to pay a small claims court fee before you start. So, it’s important that you’re confident that you can recover this cost before you think about starting a… Find out more