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  • EHL Wills Team
    Changes in Intestacy rules – how they affect you!
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    The rules that apply if you die without a Will have finally been given a long overdue overhaul! From 1st October, the intestacy rules have changed. However, despite much discussion, they still do not recognise unmarried couples and therefore the need for a Will remains. There are some significant changes though.  Prior to 1st October,… Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    The value of High Streets: Earl Shilton finalist for national award
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    Congratulations to our neighbouring town of Earl Shilton on being shortlisted for an award in the Great British High Street initiative. Earl Shilton has rejuvenated its High Street since the introduction of the long awaited bypass, and it is great to see these efforts being recognised. The High Street is a focal point of so… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Auto enrolment Part 2: How much will it cost?
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    Many employers are concerned about the cost of auto enrolment, and it will be a cost that needs to be budgeted for over the coming months and years. As part of the auto enrolment process, employers will need to make contributions to the pension scheme for eligible jobholders. In principle, contributions will be due from… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    EHL Harrow welcomes their new recruit
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      Five months after establishing a new office in Harrow, Edward Hands and Lewis have now recruited another member to their team. Roshni Suchak has joined the Harrow office as a Paralegal working in the Property Department. Having been brought up in Tanzania for over 15 years, Roshni brings a new cultural outlook to the… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Auto enrolment Part 1: what employers need to do
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    The Pensions Regulator may already have sent you a letter to remind you about auto enrolment for your business.  Employers will need to enrol many of their employees into a work based pension scheme and pay some pension contributions, regardless of the size of the business. Work out your “Staging Date” The ‘staging date’ is… Learn more

  • What is an Early Repayment Charge?
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    Most mortgage products have a penalty charge to pay if you redeem the mortgage within a certain period of time. The exact amount depends on the type of mortgage you have and your lender. It is usually equivalent to one or two month’s interest. The earlier in the term you repay the loan, the higher the… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    National minimum Wage Increases
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    The National Minimum Wage increases from £6.31 to £6.50 an hour from today for those over 21. 18 to 20 year olds see an increase to £5.13 with under 18’s being entitled to £3.79 an hour and those on apprenticeships seeing a slight rise to £2.73 an hour. All workers are entitled to the minimum… Learn more

  • EHL Wills Team
    We welcome James Coupland to the Market Harborough Branch
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    From Monday 29th September, James Coupland, a Conveyancing Executive will join our Market Harborough Branch.  James has a wealth of experience in conveyancing and can assist with any conveyancing enquiries.  Whether you are buying or selling a house or simply transferring a property into someone else’s name, please do not hesitate to contact James who… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    We are recruiting at EHL Harrow!
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    On 1st May 2014 Edward Hands and Lewis opened a new branch on Pinner Road in North Harrow. The new office is in a great location as it is around the corner from North Harrow tube station and easily accessible for all clients whether travelling on foot, by car or using public transport.   Having… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    National Minimum Wage Act – October 2014 changes
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    The National Minimum Wage Act dictates the minimum hourly rate of pay for employees depending on age and whether or not the ‘employee’ is an apprentice. To qualify for protection under the National Minimum Wage Act the candidate / employee must be at least school leaving age and, quite obviously, employed.   From 01 October… Learn more


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