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Landlords don’t get caught out! | Tenant Deposit Scheme

Landlords don’t get caught out! | Tenant Deposit Scheme

Monday, 16 September 2013 | Joanne Fernandes
Since the 6th April 2007, it has been mandatory on creation of a new fixed term assured short hold tenancy (AST), for all Landlords to place the Tenants deposit into a Tenants Deposit Scheme (TDS). A deposit is usually paid by the tenant to the...
Divorce & Separation | Transfer of Residence

Divorce & Separation | Transfer of Residence

Monday, 16 September 2013
Following a divorce or separation the issues of where a child will live and how often the non-resident parent will have contact are often contentious issues. However, Shared Residence, where a child regularly resides overnight with both parents is...
New Process for Industrial Disease Claims

New Process for Industrial Disease Claims

Monday, 19 August 2013 | Julie Williams
From the end of July 2013 a new process to pursue Industrial Disease claims will be introduced across England and Wales. The Ministry of Justice has ordered that these types of claim, with some exceptions, must be processed using the “Claims...
Flight Delays – Can I Claim ?

Flight Delays – Can I Claim ?

Sunday, 28 July 2013 | Kirsty Clifton
Since the Denied Boarding Regulations (EC Regulation 261/2004) came into effect in February 2005, passengers have been entitled to fixed compensation where a flight is cancelled, unless the airline can show that the cancellation was a result of...
Accidents Abroad – Your Rights

Accidents Abroad – Your Rights

Sunday, 28 July 2013 | Kirsty Clifton
Summer has arrived and it's the school holidays. Families will soon be swarming to the airports and ports ready to begin their summer holidays. We are warned to purchase travel insurance and to ensure our EIIC cards are up to date before we...
Employment Law Update - Changes All Employers Need to Know

Employment Law Update - Changes All Employers Need to Know

Sunday, 28 July 2013 | Mary Groves
From the 29th July 2013 To lodge a claim in the employment tribunal, a fee will be payable. There are two levels of fees based upon the type of claim being submitted. Fees range from £160 to £950. There is currently a legal challenge in...
Supply of Goods and Services

Supply of Goods and Services

Monday, 22 July 2013 | Marc Mediratta
 Why Use Standard Terms of Business? Business can of course be conducted without any written terms in place. However, it is common place and advisable that provision is made for a number of key matters, including not least the scope of the...
Wedding Gifts

Wedding Gifts

Monday, 22 July 2013
Weddings and civil partnerships are a fantastic time for giving - what could be better than a gift for the happy couple? Making gifts to members of your family is a way that you can pass on wealth to the next generation. If you are a person...
A.L.F Update

A.L.F Update

Monday, 01 July 2013 | Alan Carr
What a month and where do I start! During the last month the Ascot Lawyers Foundation have been seen on ITV Meridian about the John Lennon caravan, heard in 23 countries on British Armed Forces Broadcasting network about the work of the...
Christie & Clive

Christie & Clive

Monday, 01 July 2013 | Mickey Brown
You may already know Ascot Lawyers offer our clients Equine Law which covers Agreements, Accident and Injury to horse and rider, Equine Business Purchases and Conveyancing, Contract Disputes, Land Disputes, Public Liability and a host of other...