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Blockchain and football

Blockchain and football In today’s world, one could say that football has a huge global fan base as such, the potential applications of blockchain technology into the most popular sport on the planet are numerous to mention, this can range from using blockchain and cryptocurrency for faster and safer financial transaction and even ensuring compliance with …

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Divorce

No Fault Divorce – What you need to take into consideration and know

At long last, the new ‘’No fault’’ divorce will come into law on the 6th April 2022. What you need to know about the new procedure:   The divorce can no longer be contested by the Respondent in the proceedings. The existing grounds established on the 5 facts are being replaced with a singular requirement …

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Extension Time

Extension of video-witness of Wills extended until 2020

Video-witness of Wills. We can continue the use of video witnesses of Wills, at least until 2024. The option to have your Wills witnessed remotely via video link was passed as legislation after the outbreak of the coronavirus. According to a recent survey, 1 in 10 legal professionals used remote Will witnessing during the lockdown and …

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New fire alarm regulation for Social Housing Providers

New Fire Alarm Regulation: Social Housing Providers.

In November 2021 the government announced changes within social housing in that social housing landlords will be legally obliged to fit smoke alarms in all accommodations that are rented. How will this affect the sector? It is now the requirement that all housing association accommodation must now install smoke alarms in each property. When new …

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Family Court Fees

Family Court Fees

The introduction of Court Fees (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2021 has now increased certain court fees for the first time since 2016. The court fees are increasing due to inflation. The following increases will have effect: – The fee for filing a petition for a divorce, a nullity or civil partnership dissolution will increase from £550 …

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