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FoundOcean receives ICE Engineering Excellence Award

The Head Partnership is pleased to announce that long standing client FoundOcean has been awarded the prestige ICE’s Engineering Excellence award for their involvement in the salvage operation of the Costa Concordia. FoundOcean were key to unbeaching the ship from its lodged position. More information about this special project can be found on the FoundOcean [...]

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Business Lasting Powers of Attorney

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows you (the donor) to appoint one or more people (the attorneys) to help you make decisions, or make decisions on your behalf should you have an accident or illness that means you lack the mental capacity to do so on your own. This [...]

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How is the government helping first time buyers?

There are three Help to Buy Schemes set up by the government to aid first time buyers get a foot on the property ladder. One of these schemes is the Help to Buy Equity Loan. What does it do? Launched in 2012 to give home buyers a leg up, the Help to Buy Equity Loan [...]

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Can unsigned contracts still be binding? The answer is yes.

It is important to be aware that when agreeing to a written contract, it does not need to be signed by both parties to be legally binding. In many cases there is no need for a written document to be prepared and/or signed in order for there to be a “contract”. A recent example of [...]

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Protect your pet with a “pet-nup”

When a couple separates, we all know that the main concerns are usually the children, the house, the pension, the car etc.  What is rarely given consideration is the family pet.  Often the pet is as loved and cared for as much as any other member of the family, but how is it decided by [...]

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Gifting your home – what are the rules?

Giving your home to your children is something that lots of people consider as they believe it will save on Inheritance Tax and ensure that their property is not sold to fund care home fees. However it is important to seek legal advice about the rules regulating gifting a property to a family member to [...]

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