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  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Do you have the right to buy?
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    Right to Buy is where the tenant of a council property has the right to buy that property and in most cases they will qualify for a significant discount. You may apply or receive notice to buy your council property if it is your main home, you are a secure tenant and you have had… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS)
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      The CQS is a quality recognised standard for residential coveyancers and provides such firms with a level of credibility with third parties such as regulators and lenders. In order to be CQS accredited a firm must successfully apply to the Law Society which includes all members of staff undertaking a Criminal Record Check. It… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Thinking of buying your first home? Loughborough building market reports rise in profits.
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    Signs are looking good for the local building market after Loughborough builder William Davis reported a five-fold rise in profits.  They believe their success is down to first time buyers returning to the market due to government schemes to assist them in purchasing their first home together with pressure being put on the banks to… Learn more

  • Interest rate swap mis-selling – time to step forward
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    Firms affected by interest rate swap mis-selling have been urged to step forwards by the Federation of Small Businesses, amid concerns that some owners may be afraid of having their loans foreclosed by their banks. In a Catch-22 situation, companies whose finances have been ruined by having been mis-sold interest rate swaps may now be… Learn more

  • Interest rate swap mis-selling – on a par with PPI
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    Interest rate swap mis-selling has been put on a similar level to the recent PPI mis-selling scandal by FSA chairman Adair Turner. Speaking at the authority’s annual public meeting earlier this month, the chairman explained that the two issues have been keeping the FSA’s enforcement team busy over the past 12 months. Over that time,… Learn more

  • Interest rate swap mis-selling – the scale of the problem
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    Interest rate swap mis-selling has been on our radar for months, but is only now beginning to gain proper traction – and has been making headlines in the national press over the past few days. For businesses whose finances have been devastated due to mis-sold interest rate swaps attached to their loans, it can feel… Learn more

  • Unfair dismissal ‘is not on the employment law agenda’
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    The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has warned that, despite government proposals to introduce a process of ‘compensated no-fault dismissal’ for small businesses, unfair dismissal is not one of the main employment law concerns cited by employers. Under the proposed changes to the existing employment law by which small businesses are governed, managers… Learn more

  • Loughborough agency director falls foul of employment law breaches
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    A Loughborough agency director has been banned from serving as Company Secretary or Director of a limited company for a year, after failing to pay seven of her workers. Zoe Helen Evans was Director of Isis Management Consultancy Ltd, trading as Kensington Mayfair in Loughborough, where she appointed a number of Loughborough University students to… Learn more

  • Lovely Jubilee! EHL celebrates 115 years in 2012
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    This year marks Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, and there are likely to be plenty of street parties taking place not only in London, but across Leicestershire and other parts of the country. For Edward Hands and Lewis, it’s also a reason to celebrate, as we’re also marking a milestone – 115 years since we… Learn more

  • Back to Our Roots – Market Street becomes EHL’s home in Loughborough
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    Our move to the Old School House in Leicester is not the only change taking place at Edward Hands and Lewis this Spring – we are also heading back to our original home on Market Street in Loughborough. Since the early 1990s, Rectory Place has been our main Loughborough location, but our Market Street office,… Learn more

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