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18th September 2020

Eviction ban extension due to end

The government extended the original ban until the 20th September 2020. There is a fear that thousands of renters might lose their homes and be threatened by homelessness. Currently private landlords have excepted that they need to foot the bill for the lack of rent. However, with that due to end this could lead to…
6th August 2020

New build conveyancing explained

Given the Stamp Duty holiday and the changes in the Help to Buy Scheme starting next year. First time buyers are trying to get on the ladder quickly. In the Autumn 2018 budget, the then Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced caps on the value of properties. These caps reduce the amount that an individual can borrow…
2nd July 2020

Boris Johnson opens the door to three million Hong Kong nationals

Following the passing of controversial security laws, making it a criminal offence to criticise the Chinese government in Hong Kong. Boris Johnson announced an offer to any Hong Kong citizens with British National Overseas (BNO) status can apply for five year work or student visas. After this, they can claim citizenship following a further12-month period.…
18th June 2020

What to do if you have a bereavement…

With tens of thousands having sadly passed away due to the coronavirus. Loved ones are left resolving the administration of the estate. Probate is long winded and timescales are usually dependent on HMRC and the Probate Registry. Given Lockdown there are delays across the whole administration process. These include: registering deaths, getting information from clients,…
16th June 2020

Farani Taylor helping people with their estate planning

We have years of experience helping our clients with their later life and estate planning. Our team has assisted with various aspects of social care and private client. Our experts ensure that our clients have legal protections such as Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney. We are looking to work with the UK Care…
9th June 2020

The ins and outs of Furlough…

Our employment team are ready to provide advice to those worried about furlough and what the future holds. HMRC stated that by the end of May there were almost 1,900 reports of fraudulent use of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Employees and their families have started to report their employers for asking them to work…
29th May 2020

There is light at the end of the tunnel for migrants

Although the Corona Virus epidemic has led to 129,000 visa applications in March and only 250 in April, we feel the future of immigration to the UK is safe. The government announced that some of the UK Visa and Citizenship Centres are to reopen from 1st June. This is to deal with those that booked…
21st May 2020

Do you want to leave a legacy in your Will?

Current situation In 2019 Smee & Ford found that legacy income is worth over £3 billion to the Charity sector. However, they found only 6.3% of the population are leaving charitable bequest. This equates to 123,235 during 2018. The top 25 charities annual legacy income equates to £1.6 billion, which is evidenced by their investment…
Islamic Wills Solicitors
19th May 2020

You can still get your Islamic Will drafted…

We have worked successfully to give advice to the members of the East London Mosque for over a year. Our partnership has meant that Muslims can access information and have a Will drafted that suits their specific needs. East London Mosque and Farani Taylor Partnership If you need a Will then get in touch Complete…
11th May 2020

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