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Power of Attorney: Making your wishes clear

If you are considering giving Power of Attorney to a loved one, we understand that this may feel overwhelming. There are many considerations, including choosing someone you trust to carry out your wishes and conduct your affairs as you would want. Choosing the right attorney, and making your wishes clear to them, is an essential...

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Far More Golf…

23 teams took part alongside many banner and hole sponsors. The weather was wonderful, as was the golf. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Rushmore Golf Course including the green keepers, management, bar staff and chefs for their hospitality and facilities on the day. Thank you to FJ Chalke for arranging the...

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The power of naming and shaming

Written by: Nigel Mills, employment law specialist with Farnfields solicitors. “What’s in a name?” asks Shakespeare’s Juliet, declaring that a rose would smell just as sweet whatever we call it. But that argument is unlikely to hold water in today’s working environment. Getting names exactly right is increasingly important, whether it’s the pronoun you use...

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Check the ground rules to avoid boundary disputes

One recent long-running case saw an Essex couple fighting over six inches of disputed land ownership for eleven years, with costs predicted to be as high as £60,000. The couple, Philip and Denise New, say they have had to remortgage their home to cover the costs after losing their case. The argument started after they...

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