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Creating a Better Environment in the Oliver & Co Office:

Posted on December 10th 2018

To achieve this, we have recently had a brand new climate control system installed to cool and heat our office – just in time for winter! The new system has been installed by 4 Seasons Air Conditioning, who are professional and highly experienced engineers. They...

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The New Probate ‘Death Tax’ – What You Need to Know

Posted on November 29th 2018

What are probate fees? Most people are aware of inheritance tax, but do not realize that they will also have to pay probate fees when a loved one dies with or without a Will. When someone dies, the executor of the Will/administrator of the estate...

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How can people in need access free tax advice?

Posted on November 27th 2018

As Solicitors, we often provide free initial or discounted advice for people who critically need legal help but may struggle to pay. We understand that being able to access affordable legal services from the beginning can make a dramatic difference to the long-term outcome of...

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Road Safety Week – How to Avoid ‘Dooring’

Posted on November 22nd 2018

This year Brake are encouraging all road users to be ‘bike smart’ to protect cyclists and motorcyclists on our roads. Sadly, bike users are disproportionately killed and injured. If you are travelling by bike you are more vulnerable because your vehicle offers you little protection...

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Road Safety Week – The Importance of Being Bike Smart

Posted on November 20th 2018

It is the UK’s biggest road safety event and promotes a different theme every year with the aim of saving lives. This year the theme is being ‘Bike Smart.’ At Oliver & Co, we understand how dangerous the roads can be for both cyclists and...

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Give a Hand and Bake Week

Posted on October 25th 2018

Every year people across the UK bake to support those who are recovering from stroke. The Stroke Association is the UK’s leading stroke charity. They deliver stroke services across the UK, campaign for better stroke care, and more. To support the cause this Friday we...

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Morrisons Data Leak: The Worrying Implications for Employers

Posted on October 24th 2018

With potentially significant implications for employers across the UK, Morrisons have lost their appeal against a ruling which finds them partly liable for a data breach committed by a disgruntled employee. The data breach: In 2014, one of Morrisons’ Senior Auditors, Andrew Skelton, leaked the...

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Cyber Essentials Plus: Keeping Our Business Safe & Secure

Posted on October 15th 2018

As a result, we recently employed Protos Networks to help us complete our Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation, which prevents 80% of all known cyber-attacks. On the 8th June 2018, we passed our original Cyber Essentials Accreditation. This was a, “baseline level of assurance” for the...

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Colourblast & Cake – September at Oliver & Co

Posted on October 2nd 2018

Read on to learn more about our efforts this month. The Hospice of the Good Shepherd’s Foamtastic ColourBlast   We sponsored the Hospice’s Foamtastic Colourblast this month, and many of our staff also volunteered at the event or ran the course. This was no average...

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Remember a Charity in your Will week:

Posted on September 10th 2018

Between the 10th and 16th September every year, charities come together to encourage people to remember a charity in their Will. This year, to promote the week, 200 charities are coming together to launch ‘Human,’ the world’s first charity-powered search engine. According to charities...

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