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  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    If you need help with CPP or mis-sold PPI come to EHL
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      EHL have been receiving numerous enquiries over the past few days from clients who have received telephone calls and letters from a company called CPP in respect of an annual premium for Payment Protection Insurance (PPI), an insurance policy they did not even know they had. PPI policies have been commonly sold to people… Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    EHL offer Change of Name Deeds from £80
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    Deciding on a surname can be a difficult choice on marriage, or where a surname was perhaps inherited that differs from the rest of the family due to re-marriage.  But, as Juliet famously pondered, what’s in a name?  Contrary to her meandering view that a name is broadly irrelevant, most of us feel quite attached… Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    Getting Ready for George Osborne’s Autumn Statement
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    George Osborne will present his Autumn Statement tomorrow, outlining the economic forecast and announcing any key changes that are expected to be introduced in the 2013 Budget.  The Autumn Statement used to be called the Pre-Budget Report under the Labour Government, and is an opportunity for the Chancellor to set the scene as to how… Learn more

  • EHL Win Business of the Year 2012 at the Pride of Loughborough Awards
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    Edward Hands and Lewis have won Business of the Year 2012 at the 107 Oak FM Pride of Loughborough awards which took place on Friday evening.  Seeing off stiff competition from other local businesses EHL were thrilled to be announced as the winners of their category. The team at EHL all work incredibly hard and… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    Card Protection and Identity Protection Products
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    “We have fined Card Protection Plan (CPP) £10.5 million for mis-selling insurance which covered customers against the risk of fraud on lost or stolen credit and debit cards and against the risk of identity theft. CPP has agreed to pay an estimated £14.5 million compensation to affected customers” www.FSA.gov.uk Once again the banks find themselves… Learn more

  • Mis-sold Card Protection by CPP or your bank?
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    The beleaguered financial services sector is facing another potential mis-selling scandal, with the news that 4.4 million people may have been mis-sold ‘Card Protection’ by CPP or through their bank. An FSA investigation has revealed the extent of this latest scandal, which has made millions of pounds’ profit for CPP for selling insurance for a… Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    Will you be getting a letter from HMRC?
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    According to a BBC report this week, HMRC is sending letters to 1,500 people who are believed to have signed up to a tax avoidance scheme, but no mention was made as to what scheme this is.  As yet, the scheme has not been challenged and so we must presume that it is legal.  However,… Learn more

  • Edward Hands and Lewis moves to a new address in Market Harborough
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    Today, Edward Hands and Lewis have moved to new premises in Market Harborough. With 27 staff members and 15 fee earners, we have doubled in size in the past two years and have relocated our Market Harborough office to more prestigious and customer focused premises inUnionWharf. We will be holding an open day at The Waterfront Restaurant in… Learn more

  • HSBC JERSEY – Account Details passed to HMRC
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    Earlier this month, HMRC confirmed that they had in their possession a list of UK resident account holders of HSBC Jersey.  Based on how HMRC dealt with a similar list from HSBC in Geneva, we expect that these account holders will be checked back to their UK Tax Returns and, if HMRC cannot trace the… Learn more

  • Pro Bono Week shows the friendly face of law
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    Almost every case a solicitor handles is about helping somebody – helping a family to move house, or an employee to defend their work status, or an elderly individual to draw up a will that reflects their wishes. So it’s particularly good to see Pro Bono Week highlight all of the good work done by… Learn more


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