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Archive for May, 2015

May 15

Law Commission Attempts to Address Enforcement of Orders for Family Provision

The settlement of the financial arrangements is often seen as the final step in the break-up of a marriage. Regrettably, in too many cases, the arrangements, which are set out...

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May 15

What is a Trust?

A trust comes into effect when a ‘settlor’ places money, land or other assets in the hands of trustees. The trustees are the legal owners of the property but are...

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May 15

IHT Return Failings Mean Jail

It is not always appreciated, but HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will not hesitate to bring criminal proceedings when tax evasion is significant, as the jailing of a woman who...

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May 15

Online Assets 'In Limbo' Warning

According to a recent survey by the Co-Op, more than 94 per cent of all adults in the UK have an online account, yet only a quarter have put in...

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May 15

Legal Form Determines Tax Treatment

In a cautionary tale for ‘buy-to-let’ property owners, an accountant who was hit with demands for back taxes and penalties in respect of rental profits has failed to convince the...

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May 15

Gifts Not Part of Estate, Rules Court

An assertion that cash gifts of £100,000 each to his two daughters should be considered to be part of a deceased man’s estate was given short shrift by the court...

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May 15

When to pop the alternative question?

When to pop the question "Will you marry me?" weighs heavily on the minds of many fiancés-to-be but the timing of the request to dissolve any marriage or civil partnership...

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May 15

Nando’s Opening in Harrogate

Nando’s, the international casual dining restaurant group is opening on Harrogate’s Parliament Street as part of the town’s restaurant quarter which includes Jamie’s Italian and Bar & Grill. Nando’s already...

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May 15

Raworths’ Young Writers Competition

The search is on to find the next JK Rowling, Jane Austen or Stephen King. Harrogate International Festivals, Raworths Solicitors and LendMeYourLiteracy have teamed up to deliver an exciting creative...

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