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Correcting Your Credit Rating

Most people require credit at some time, whether it is in the form of a credit card, a loan or an overdraft. However careful you are, it is possible to find yourself blacklisted for credit purposes. When you apply for credit, the lender will apply to either Experian or Equifax the two Credit...

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Consumer Law

A Retailer's Guide for Returns

As the owner of a small retail shop, what do we need to consider for any returns of goods? Retail businesses need to adhere to the new guidelines within the UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 that came into effect on 1 October 2015. The three key areas to note are : goods must be sold as described, be of...

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Consumer Law

Buying a New Build? - The Consumer Code for Home Builders

The Consumer Code for Home Builders (“the Code”) is a voluntary code of conduct devised in conjunction with the National House Building Control (NHBC), Premier and Local Authority Building Control (LABC) New Home Warranty brands.  This article looks at how the code operates. Who does it...

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Conveyancing

Get a move on!

The average homeowner moves every six years, apparently, and that’s a long time to remember what to do. Being a property lawyer, I thought I would find it easy but actually I can see why some say it’s one of the most stressful experiences of your life. So, having just been through the...

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