For business

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Failing to receive payment on time can be a real issue for any business as it affects cash flow, business development and the general growth of the company in question. Whilst this issue hits small and medium sized businesses hard, it can also cause wide...
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A 2018 High Court decision provides a useful clarification as to when a dishonest Claimant’s personal injury claim will be dismissed in its entirety, even if parts of the claim were valid. This is likely to mean a more robust stance can be taken by...
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The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has today published an interim report on a continuing study into EEA migration and its impact on the UK. The main interim findings are: Most employers seek the best candidate for the job. When EEA workers are...
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With the collapse of Carillion, the legal press has been busy recently trying to unravel how such a giant of the construction industry could have come unstuck. Whilst the impact of such a behemoth’s fall from grace should not be understated, the saga...
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In the wee small hours of this morning I was pottering up the A303 to Basingstoke (sunrise over the Festival Centre is well worth seeing) and heard the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy extolling his departments “ Good...

For Individuals

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This weekend millions of people are expected to tune in to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.  Less than 50% of those watching are likely to have made a Will.  Those who have made a Will may not be aware that their marriage or civil...
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Why exchanging contracts can take your conveyancer all day, if not two days. As anyone who has moved home before will know, exchange of contracts can seem to take an age, yet isn’t it a simple phone call between lawyers? When your conveyancer...
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Have you made a Lasting Power of Attorney which was registered with the Office of the Public Guardian in the last 5 years? If so, you may be owed some money. Here at Trethowans we recommend that all our clients make Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)....
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Trethowans has been listed in the 2018 edition of Headway’s Head Injury Solicitors Directory. The personal injury team across Salisbury, Southampton and Poole, meet the appropriate criteria set by Headway when dealing with brain injury personal...
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As of 22 November 2017, certain individuals who buy a residential property in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, at a price up to £300,000 can claim a complete exemption from stamp duty, and a flat rate of 5% stamp duty on the portion from...