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Good News for Second Home owners in the EU

Posted on May 26th 2015 in All , MOVING HOUSE .

UK owners of property owned in Europe can sleep a little easier tonight after two key decisions in relation to properties owned in France and Spain. The EU has ruled that taxes recently introduced by France in relation to British owners of second properties violate European law and the authorities...

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Pension Tax Rule Amendments 2015

Posted by Mark Ollier on March 23rd 2015 in All , POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND THE COURT OF PROTECTION , WILLS, TRUSTS AND ESTATES .

A number of changes are being made to Pension Tax rules to reflect the great flexibility individuals will have to access their pension savings from aged 55.

Amongst many technical changes, the new rules will permit over 55’s to take their pensions all in one go if they choose.  There will...

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Pension; Automatic Enrolment

Posted by Mark Ollier on March 23rd 2015 in All .

June 2015 is one of the dates after which firms (in this case with fewer than 50 workers) will begin enrolling their staff into a Workplace Pension Scheme

A Workplace Pension is a saving scheme for retirement organised through an employer. The employer may have their own scheme, offer one from...

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Judges Bemoan Working Conditions

Posted by Mark Ollier on March 23rd 2015 in All .

Almost all Judges in England and Wales believe that their working conditions have worsened over the past 5 years, the first official survey of Judicial Attitudes has revealed.

Judges who have been in the post more than 5 years, 86% said that conditions had deteriorated. Apparently salaries and pensions are a...

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New House Building Numbers Confusing

Posted by Mark Ollier on March 23rd 2015 in All , MOVING HOUSE .

The number of houses being built in the UK fell during the final 3 months of 2014, the first such decline for nearly 2 years.

The UK housing market has been slowing over the past few months but it is a very confused picture. The number of new buyers approaching Estate...

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The Rise of Women Solicitors

Posted by Mark Ollier on March 23rd 2015 in All .

The Law Society of Ireland has announced that female Irish Solicitors now outnumber Irish male Solicitors practising in the Republic.

Our experience is that female applicants for job vacancies outnumber male applicants by quite a large margin.

In England and Wales if the annual average growth rates in the number of Practising...

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