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Conveyancing Process – Frequently Asked Questions and Common Terms

September 14, 2020 8:38 am

Conveyancing Buying or selling a property and the conveyancing process involved is often complex for both buyer and seller and some of the information or unfamiliar legal terms can seem confusing if you have not heard of them before. Our Conveyancing FAQ aims to help you make sense of the conveyancing process and explains some of the common conveyancing legal terms. What does conveyancing mean? Conveyancing, in its most simple form, is the area of law that involves the preparation of documents necessary for the...
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Industrial Diseases and PPE – Your rights as an Employee

September 7, 2020 2:52 pm

  Personal Protective Equipment Whilst PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) has become more prevalent in the press recently due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, it has long been an established requirement for employers to provide PPE that is both suitable of the task in hand and that is also in good condition.  Most of the law in England and Wales regarding PPE can be found here, in the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992. In addition to providing the correct PPE, employers must also ensure that...
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New Online Lasting Power of Attorney Tool To Improve Service

September 2, 2020 12:53 pm

On the 17th July 2020, The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) launched a new digital service, called ‘Use a lasting power of attorney’ tool which will improve the process, making it easier for those acting as an attorney to contact organisations like banks and healthcare providers. The online tool is set to improve the speed with which they can make important decisions, such as those regarding the care of property of a loved one and will maintain safeguards to protect the elderly and vulnerable...
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