September 2020 | Curtis Parkinson
Energy Performance Certficates and Seling Your House

Energy Performance Certificates and Selling Your House

By law, if you’re building, renting out a property or selling your house, you’ll need a valid Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, introduced in phases from 2015, make it unlawful to sell, let or build properties with an energy performance rating of F or G.…

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Care Costs & Protecting Your Assets

We’re all living longer and longterm care costs are significant. So, protecting your assets is something you should look at sooner rather than later. Plan Ahead & Stay in Control Amid other very serious issues, the government is still being lobbied hard to get to grips with funding the cost of care. However, not surprisingly,…

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Recent Case Proves Persuasion Is Not Undue Influence

The recent case, Coles v Reynolds & Another [2020] EWHC 2151 (Ch), shows clearly how persuasion isn’t the same as ‘undue influence’ when it comes to challenging a Will. The case involved a dispute between two sisters over their mother’s Will. Made in May 2012, the mother had changed her previous Will. This had divided…

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Partnerships & Accreditations