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Teachers’ Strike Pay
Natalie Ruane explains what an employer can legally deduct from their employees’ wages for each day they are on strike.
By Natalie Ruane on Tuesday 30th May 2017
Surveys - Avoiding hidden surprises
Natalie Clifford explains the types of survey that can be carried out to help new home buyers avoid unforeseen and costly repairs.
By Natalie Clifford on Wednesday 24th May 2017
Residential landlords - Does your HMO require a licence?
Residential landlords can face an unlimited fine for renting a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) without a licence. Rebecca Joy explains where a licence may be required and landlords' obligations.
By Rebecca Joy on Wednesday 24th May 2017
Buying a property at auction
Buying a property at auction can be both exciting and a potentially lucrative investment. Rachael Reay gives her 8 pitfalls to watch out for before bidding.
By Rachael Reay on Monday 22nd May 2017
Freehold or Leasehold?
Rachael Holliday explains the difference between freehold and leasehold properties, and what to consider when buying a leasehold property.
By Rachael Holliday on Friday 12th May 2017
Does disability affect a personal injury claim?
Personal Injury Solicitor, Alix Walker, defines "disability" within the Equality Act 2010 and how this may impact upon a claim for Personal Injury.
By Alix Walker on Tuesday 9th May 2017