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Dealing with dementia – We are here to Help!

What is dementia? Dementia is a general term for over 100 different diseases, including Alzheimer’s. It describes the symptoms of several diseases and conditions which cause the progressive decline of the brain. One type of dementia is the most common. Symptoms associated with dementia: Thinking speed lowered Difficulty in making Judgement Mood and emotions Memory …

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Section 21 and Section 8 Notice periods to revert to pre-Covid time

The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies and Notices) (Amendment and Suspension) (England) Regulations 2021 coming into force on 1 October 2021 means that notice periods will now revert to pre-covid time. What does this mean?  This means that the notice period for section 21 notice will revert to 2 months’ notice and section 8 notices …

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LEGAL PROTECTIONS FOR COMMERCIAL TENANTS IN ARREARS

Further extensions to temporary laws that further protect commercial tenants. The temporary moratorium against forfeiture of a lease for non-payment of rent has been extended by 9 months, until 25 March 2022. This means that commercial landlords cannot forfeit a business tenancy for non-payment of rent if the non-payment is a result of the COVID-19. …

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Have you reported any property repairs which are still outstanding?

Are you a social housing tenant? Have you reported any property repairs which are still outstanding? Social housing landlords have to follow certain rules on repairs and maintenance laid down in the Regulator of Social Housing, failure to meet these standards could result in you the tenant being awarded a successful compensation claim against your …

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Lasting Powers of Attorney – The benefits of appointing a professional

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) is a document which allows you (the donor) to appoint one or more people (the attorney(s) to make decisions in relation to your health and/or finances in the event that you lose mental capacity. It is essentially a way of giving someone you trust the legal authority to make important …

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