Posted by Maria on April 30th, 2013

First Time Buyers Finding Mortgages Easier to come by. A recent report claims that many first time buyers are finding it much easier to obtain mortgages to finance their purchase of a property than before. Whereas a third of first […]

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New Home Buying Scheme for 2013

Posted by Waheeda on March 25th, 2013

Home Buying Schemes – Budget 2013 The Chancellor George Osborne has announced new plans to help people to buy their own homes. The Help To Buy Scheme offers even more help than the previous First Buy Scheme. Under the new […]

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George Osborne to announce cuts in his budget statement today.

Posted by Asma on March 20th, 2013

Budget Cuts 2013. The UK awaits the announcement of more cuts made by the budget statement today in the aid of reviving the economy. The budget statement which is to be announced later today will have a cut of at […]

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Equity release continues to rise

Posted by Sameer on March 1st, 2013

The equity release market continues to expand for the second consecutive year. With figures showing that on average a customer taking out an equity release plan in 2012 was £52,268 which is 7% more than what was released on 2011’s […]

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Jimmy Savile and the BBC

Posted by Sameer on February 10th, 2013

The established celebrity- Sir Jimmy Savile Sir Jimmy Savile has long been seen as an established celebrity and is famous for his numerous roles in show businesses including Top of the Pops and Jim’ll Fix It. Since his death in […]

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UK and USA Cross Border Tax Issues

Posted by Sameer on January 22nd, 2013

Paying more for tax then you should be? At Douglas Wemyss Solicitors we have a dedicated department to help businesses and people with cross border tax issues between the UK and USA. Through experience of dealing with clients who have […]

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Are You Paying More Tax than You Should

Posted by Sameer on January 13th, 2013

Cross-Border Tax Issues At Douglas Wemyss Solicitors we have a dedicated team to deal with cross border tax issues between the UK and USA. Moving to a new country is a move that is full of excitement however there are […]

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The Rights of Un-Married Fathers

Posted by Smitta on December 10th, 2012

Un-Married Father Rights In the UK 1 in 3 children are born outside of marriage and the legal rights of un-married fathers is more of a prominent issue now than it has ever been. In most cases the parents of […]

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Warning to Small Businesses

Posted by Sameer on November 23rd, 2012

A Warning to Small Businesses Many small businesses have been victims of mis-sold interest rate swap loans. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has recently announced that they have looked in to the banks activities regarding the selling of these insurance […]

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HSBC Sets aside more Money to Cover PPI

Posted by Sameer on September 18th, 2012

HSBC sets aside more money to compensate mis-sold PPI’s. HSBC has recently announced that it has set aside even more money to compensate customers who were wrongly mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI). HSBC has set aside a further £670 million […]

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