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“I’m not married to my partner, am I legally protected if we break up?”

Posted on August 3rd 2018

If you are in a cohabiting relationship, or leaving one, this article is a vital read. Below we detail the lack of legal rights for cohabiting couples. We also provide advice on how you can best protect yourself if you are in an unmarried relationship....

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August is National Road Victim Month

Posted on August 2nd 2018

This month our thoughts are with the friends and families of people killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents. Sadly, too many people are still killed on the roads each year. In the year ending September 2017, there were 1,720 road deaths, and a...

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Could ‘Right To Manage’ become more accessible for leaseholders?

Posted on July 24th 2018

The project aims to establish law reform recommendations which will improve how Right to Manage works. Law Commissioner Stephen Lewis said: “The law isn’t working as it should be and leaseholders are missing out on their right to manage. We’ll be looking to get to...

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We’re sponsoring the Hospice of the Good Shepherd’s Foamtastic ColourBlast!

Posted on July 17th 2018

As well as sponsoring the event, some members of our team were very lucky to sample the powder paint and get a glimpse of what the day itself may be like earlier this month – as reported in the Chester Chronicle here. Continue reading this article...

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Action Mesothelioma Day 2018: What is mesothelioma?

Posted on July 4th 2018

In this article we discuss the disease, and the importance of raising awareness this Action Mesothelioma Day. Mesothelioma defined: Mesothelioma is a rare cancer which is almost always caused by being exposed to asbestos. Around 2,600 people in the UK are diagnosed with the disease...

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Chester SparkleWalk 2018 with the Hospice of the Good Shepherd

Posted on June 28th 2018

New flagship fundraiser: Louise, Sara, and Helena took part in the Hospice’s Chester Sparkle 5K Sponsored Night Walk on Friday, June 15th 2018. The walk is one of the Hospice’s newest fundraising events, and was a great success by all accounts. Lighting up Chester city...

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Could your drawdown pension be at risk?

Posted on June 26th 2018

A report from Zurich has warned that 4 in 5 retirees (79%) using drawdown to manage their retirement savings face a potential ‘later-life financial crisis.’ This is because they have not created a Lasting Power of Attorney. The government has scrapped rules requiring people to...

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The ‘war’ on memes

Posted on June 20th 2018

User-generated online content, including memes, could disappear if the EU’s new proposed rules on copyright become law. The new law would be called the Copyright Directive and European Parliament are set to vote on the issue today – June 20th. Wired is calling it a...

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Divorce: 5 tips for telling your children

Posted on June 19th 2018

Telling your children can feel particularly hard, especially if your children are very young. If you have children of any age, this article discusses how you can reduce the distress and confusion they may feel during this transition period. Make sure the decision is final...

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Organ donation & your Will

Posted on June 14th 2018

We would always advise our clients not to do so. By the time your Will is read, it will be too late for you to become an organ donor. Welsh Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething, echoed this sentiment in a recent BBC article. So, what can...

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