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    Amy Laver

    Posted 29 November 2017
    by Amy Laver .

    Update on the CIO ‘Quick Conversion’

    In my blog ‘Will CIOs dominate the Charity Sector?’ I reported on the proposed ‘quick conversion’ process for companies and CICs (non-charitable Community Interest Companies) to become Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs). Today, we are able to share the official timeframes…

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    Kirsty McLennan

    Posted 23 November 2017
    by Kirsty McLennan .

    Smart Meters Bill 2017–19

    The Smart Meters Bill 2017-19 passed its second reading in Parliament on 24 October 2017. The Bill grants an extension of powers to the Secretary of State and the Data and Communications Company to oversee and monitor the rollout of…

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    Gráinne Staunton

    Posted 20 November 2017
    by Gráinne Staunton .

    A Quick Guide to Probate

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    Dealing with the death of a loved one is hard enough. However, there are still practical considerations to deal with, including making sure that the last wishes of the deceased are taken care of. If a person has written a…

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    Martin Laver

    Posted 14 November 2017
    by Martin Laver .

    Mirror Wills v Mutual Wills

    It has become increasingly common for married couples to use Mirror Wills to deal with their estates. A Mirror Will is a simple arrangement where each spouse leaves their entire estate to their spouse, then to their children. Mirror Wills…

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    Paul Kelly

    Posted 9 November 2017
    by Paul Kelly .

    New Procedure for Debt Claims

    A new Pre-Action Protocol came into force on 1 October 2017 in respect of debt claims owed to a business (Creditor) by an individual (Debtor). The protocols will apply to the recovery of any debts due to parks. The Protocol…

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