Anyone who applied to register a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) between 1st April 2013 and 31st March 2017 could be entitled to a refund of up to £108, after cost savings made by the Office of the Public Guardian were not passed on to consumers. The OPG is the public body which registers Lasting… Read more »
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Valentine’s Day has been and gone, but what do you do with those mementoes of a lost love once the ex- is no longer part of your life? The answer may be to send these symbolic items to Zagreb, capital of Croatia. In 2006, a sculptor and a film-producer who had enjoyed four years together… Read more »
A report by the Local Government Association has revealed that over the last two years nearly one in ten new homes was converted from what had previously been office accommodation. Where such conversions were carried out there had been no provision for affordable housing, nor any corresponding investment in infrastructure such as schools, transport or… Read more »
Regular readers of The Times will know that for several months the newspaper has been running a campaign for the reform of the fault-based laws governing divorce. Under the banner Family Matters, The Times campaign is calling for an end for the need to allege fault or blame when entering divorce proceedings, claiming this causes… Read more »
Having a solid lease on their commercial property is essential for the success of any business – be it an office, factory, shop or warehouse. So if your lease is coming to the end of its term it is important to seek professional advice to ensure your new lease is agreed as smoothly as possible,… Read more »
We hope you`ll find that our website is not only new but also much improved, making it more user-friendly, more informative and easier to navigate. We`ve tried to include the right amount of information to show you the services and advice we can offer, but if there`s anything more you need to know just give… Read more »
The Herts Advertiser reports last year (Oct 26th) that a 39 year old man of no fixed abode has pleaded guilty to the charge of theft of a children’s Wendy house. The Wendy house was stolen from Highfield Lane Day Nursery and was valued at £1500, with the thief receiving an 18-month suspended prison sentence… Read more »
So said Benjamin Franklin, scientist, author, statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He probably wasn`t referring to the increase in house prices the closer you live to the best schools, but the facts prove this is indeed the case. The Department of Education`s figures show that house prices near the… Read more »
Hertfordshire Independent Living Services (HILS) this year celebrates 10 years of helping elderly and vulnerable people across the county to continue living in their own home. Established in 2007, the service began as a meals on wheels provider, with just one site at Letchworth and two vehicles. Ten years later HILS claims to be the… Read more »
Roy Wood and his band mates in Wizzard may have wished it could be Christmas every day, but for most of us once a year is enough. Christmas Day itself only lasts for 24 hours, but these days the Christmas period seems to get longer every year, allowing ever more time for present shopping, as… Read more »
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