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  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    MP frustrated at new homes for Loughborough area
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    Nicky Morgan, MP for Loughborough has spoken of her frustration that 300 new homes are to be built at Barrow on Soar, despite the planning application initially being rejected. Charnwood Borough Council rejected the application in 2010 but on appeal by the developer, Jelson Homes, the government appointed planning inspector overturned that decision.  Charnwood Borough… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    How can you get the legal help you need without legal aid?
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    We are already seeing the signs of people being affected by the reduction in the scope of legal aid, especially in our Loughborough office where our Market Street location encourages more people to simply pop in for advice.  But the withdrawal of Legal Aid doesn’t mean that solicitors can’t help any more. At Edward Hands… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Charnwood Borough Council look to improve property standards
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      A new housing standard is being introduced which sets out the future responsibility of Charnwood Borough Council toward their tenants.  The proposed plan was instigated with the assistance and consultation of tenants  the council aim to make their standard of housing even higher than the governments Decent Homes Standards.   In 2012 the council… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    House prices are on the up!
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    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have confirmed the overall house prices have increased by 2.2% compared with January last year. This shows that the property market is moving, which is great news for developers. Within our Leicester Department we have seen a huge increase in the number of house purchases and this can only… Learn more

  • 10 Tips for Choosing a Lawyer
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      You might spend most of your life hoping never to need a lawyer, but when the big things happen – such as buying a house, getting married or (as happens to all of us eventually) dying – you need to know that there’s somebody you can trust to advise you on the best way… Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    High Street fund not being spent
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    A Freedom of Information Act disclosure has today been reported by the BBC showing that the £10m government fund set up a year ago to help bring empty shops back into use has barely been touched. The High Street Innovation Fund was part of the government’s response to Mary Portas’ review of the High Street… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Employment Law Reform
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    2013 is set to see a great number of changes to employment law. The ethos behind the changes is based on the government desire to deregulate and simplify employment law, encouraging employers to take on employees and hopefully stimulate the economy as a result. The key changes are listed below, but we wait to see… Learn more

  • Partnership Agreements
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    A good business partnership, like marriage, is built on trust and commitment. A partnership agreement is written to reflect and maintain that mutual trust and commitment between partners over time.If you are considering setting up a business with a partner, it is strongly advisable to have a partnership agreement in place. An agreement will clearly… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Big changes coming to Loughborough!
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      A contract has been awarded for a project to pedestrianise Loughborough town centre.The planned works will create an inner relief road which will divert thousands of vehicles a day from the A6 between Derby Square and Baxter Gate. A council spokesman commented: “Demolition of some buildings is due to be undertaken in spring and… Learn more

  • Is romance dead? ‘Free divorce’ searches spike on Valentine’s Day
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      Many of us mark Valentine’s Day each year by the exchange of gifts, or by going for a romantic meal – but for some of us, it is not a time for celebration. If you are involved in a relationship that is no longer working, Valentine’s Day can be even tougher than it is… Learn more

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