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Making Sure Your Financial Affairs are in Safe Hands

  As we grow older, we may find ourselves in a position where somebody else has to help manage our financial affairs. Broadly speaking there are four ways in which someone could help you with your financial affairs. 1. An informal arrangement,...
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Thinking about Putting a Will in Place?

A Will is the best way of ensuring that those whom you want to inherit do inherit and that your Estate is dealt with in the cheapest and most efficient way possible. There are all sorts of things we need to do...
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Increase Space to Increase Value

Adding some value to your property can be as easy as giving the place a lick of paint or replacing a tired rug - even the simple act of tidying can improve the old feng shui and give your home a boost....
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Social Media in Business: Top Tips

    1. Demonstrate what your company does. Multimedia is integral to social media, so getting connected allows you to express your company's value proposition beyond a written statement and to reach a larger audience. 2. Be candid. In uncertain economic times,...
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Argh! Why is My House Not Selling?

Even in a buoyant market, with a great property to sell, sometimes it is hard to attract a buyer. This can be a nightmare, emotionally as well as financially. The trick is to stay positive whilst remaining realistic. Here are a few...
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Blair Cadell Solicitors: Looking After Your Future

At Blair Cadell our personal legal services focus on what matters to you; your property and assets, future-planning, family provisions, taxation and protection. Should you have a query, do not hesitate to get in touch free on 0800 515 626. Wills and Estates...
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Elderly Care

According to a survey by Which consumer magazine about the experience of arranging care for an older relative, 34% of those surveyed said they spent too long exploring options that turned out not to be suitable. Another 32% said they had wasted...
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17 Rules for a Sustainable Local Community

There have been many stories of community spirit in the news recently as we have watched the south of England being battered by storms and floods. Amidst catastrophic damage to property and local infrastructure, people have taken it upon themselves to help...
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The Challenges of Elderly Care: Rachel's Story

Below is an excerpt from a Which? consumer study about Elderly care. It reveals the challenging situation that so many of us find ourselves in when an older relative falls ill and is unable to take care of themselves any longer. Many...
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Our Personal Legal Services: Wills

  What Exactly is a Will? A Will is a formal document that provides for what you want to happen to your property (your estate) after your death. A Will can also be used to set out funeral instructions and to appoint...