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All landlords and tenants of domestic premises should be aware of a recent amendment to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1995 that requires residential rented accommodation to be provided and maintained in a state of fitness for human habitation. The new Act comes into force on the 20th March 2019 and amends the Landlord and Tenant...
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Although many of the rules relating to consumer rights are based on EU directives, reassuringly, most are also enshrined in UK law. The standards required of goods, services, and digital content, and the remedies if they are breached, as consolidated in the Consumer Rights Act 2015, are a mix of EU and domestic provisions. On the...
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The legal term for this is dying “intestate” because your estate (the assets that you own when you die) will be distributed in accordance with the laws of Intestacy. Intestacy may not be ideal for various reasons: 1.       Unmarried couples are not treated the same as a legal spouse 2.       Children will receive their inheritance at...
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Hewitts are proud to be supporting Together 21, a project under the Pioneering Care Partnership, as our chosen charity for 2019. The project, based in Newton Aycliffe, started in April 2017 and provides support and education to children and families with Down Syndrome.  In fact, the project is the only organisation based in the north east...
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Great news for the North East as Thirteen Housing Group announces plans to invest over £1 billion over the next five years into improving homes for existing customers as well as building new homes.  Some of these new homes will be available on the Help to Buy: Shared Ownership scheme. You can read more about the...
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