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Probate – is it a choice between DIY and huge legal fees?

You might think instructing a solicitor to deal with an estate will automatically lead to an astronomical legal bill. With all the guidance on the internet, is it worth paying a solicitor to do something you may be able to do yourself?

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Employment Law Brief | February 2019

Our regular employment law e-brief the latest news and developments in employment law. Contact James Austin on 0113 2834 046

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Businesses – A New Year’s resolution?

Do your terms of business include payment terms and the consequences of non-payment coupled with an effective credit control policy?

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Five frequently asked questions by first-time home buyers

We explore the most commonly asked questions; What is Stamp Duty and do I have to pay it as a first time buyer? What is first time buyer’s relief?

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Will the digital you die with you?

We always advise clients to review their Wills at regular intervals and this is another good reason to do so is your online accounts. Your wishes might not have changed since you made your Will, but the world may well have done so and there might be important questions that did not even exist back then.

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I have a Living Will – do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney?

What is the difference between a Living Will and a Lasting Power of Attorney? And do I need both? LCF’s personal law experts specialise in Wills and LPAs.

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The dangers of social media in business

A recent court case demonstrated how costly an unwise tweet can be. Does your organisation know what constitutes appropriate content?

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Employment Law Brief | January 2019

Our regular employment law e-brief the latest news and developments in employment law. Contact James Austin on 0113 2834 046

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Changes to Entrepreneurs Relief in the Budget

A key part of LCF Law’s corporate team’s advice to clients is around entrepreneurs’ relief (ER) which may be available to claim when a shareholder disposes of a business. ER is available for up to £10,000,000 of lifetime gains and can mean an individual pays Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on the disposal of shares in their employer at 10%, rather than at the standard rate of 20%. However, the recent Budget announced changes to ER

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Employment Law Brief | December 2018

Our regular employment law e-brief the latest news and developments in employment law. Contact James Austin on 0113 2834 046

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