The government is providing £500m to help housing associations build 11,000 affordable new homes, including some ‘rooftop’ properties. The funding boost will help the government towards its target of building 300,000 properties a year by the mid-2020s.
UK house prices rose by an average 1.7% in the year to January but there were wide variations in different regions across the country. The House Price Index compiled by the Land Registry shows that although prices rose year on year, there was a fall of 0.8% from December 2018 to January 2019. The average property in the UK was valued at £228,147
A trainee emergency call operator was racially discriminated against when he was wrongly accused of distributing drugs.
A widow has won the right to claim a share of her husband’s estate even though she was 26 years late in beginning legal proceedings
All private rented property agents must now sign up to a scheme protecting renters’ and landlords’ money. Under the new regulations that took effect on 1 April, all agents in the private rented sector are required to join a government-approved scheme to protect their clients’ money while it is in their possession – with fines of up to £30,000
A bisexual prison officer who was taunted by colleagues as ‘gay’, ‘poof’ and ‘vermin’ was victimised and unfairly dismissed. That was the decision of the Employment Tribunal
Changes being introduced by the government could prove costly for families who haven’t yet dealt with the estate of a family member who died recently. The issue arises because since 2007
The government is introducing a new Housing Complaints Resolution Service to cover the entire housing market. It means that dissatisfied homeowners and tenants will have simple and quick access to help when things go wrong
We are delighted to announce that Camilla Lovell-Hoare joins Bates Solicitors. Camilla trained with a Top 100 Law firm and has experience in all aspects of private family law (contentious and non-contentious)
The Odiham branch of Bates Solicitors is on the move ….. but staying in Odiham. We have moved to 59 High Street, Odiham