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More than a million people have opened Help to Buy ISAs

04/10/17 Author: Charles Wilson

First-time house buyers across the UK can open an ISA, which is available for home purchases up to £250,000 (£450,000 in London). If you plan to buy a home with someone who also qualifies, you are each able to separately claim the bonuses on your... Read More

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Three sisters win dispute over their father’s will

02/10/17 Author:

Three sisters have won a dispute with their father’s widow over the validity his will, which he made shortly before he died. The case involved a man who lived in Grenada with his second wife. In 2014, he had visited England to see his three... Read More

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Cancer sufferer awarded £47,000 in discrimination case

02/10/17 Author:

Eimear Coughlan worked for the Hideaways Club (UK) Ltd, a property investment firm based in London. She was the office manager and personal assistant to the chief executive, Poonam Dhawan-Leach. Problems arose after she had to undergo surgery... Read More

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Government plans to ban leasehold sales of new houses

25/09/17 Author: Charles Wilson

The government has announced plans to clamp down on unfair practices involving leasehold homes. The measures include a ban on new build houses being sold as leaseholds as well as restricting ground rents to as low as zero. Leaseholds... Read More

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Court awards wife £350,000 plus half husband’s pension

25/09/17 Author: Michele Wright

The husband was ordered to pay the wife a lump sum of £350,000. The judge found that the wife was also entitled to an equal share of the husband's pension, but he adjourned that aspect of the wife's application on the basis that a pension sharing... Read More

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