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Speeding Fines - Know your Rights

Speeding Fines – Know your Rights

If you’ve been caught speeding by the police, or a speed camera, you may well be kicking yourself. But your energy would probably be better spent reading up in your rights. Speeding The issue of speeding is usually cut and dry – either you were going too fast or you weren’t. If you’ve been caught

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Benefit Sanctions And How To Deal With Them

Benefits for those looking for work

Looking for work can be a stressful and demoralising experience. These days it can be difficult finding a job and money can become a problem. The good news is there are benefits available for those who are actively seeking work. Job Seeker’s allowance is the main benefit people apply for and it can help to

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benefit fraud

Benefit fraud

What is benefit fraud? Most people claiming benefits are honest and claim only the amount of money they are entitled to. However, there are a few who intentionally withhold information so that they can receive more money from the government. These people are committing benefit fraud – an issue that cost the UK taxpayer an

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Benefits and support systems for ex armed forces

Benefits and support systems for ex armed forces

Stepping outside the bubble of service life can be daunting, especially if it’s all you’ve ever known. But the path back to Civvy Street can be smoothed with a little help from the benefits and support systems for ex armed forces that operate across the UK. Certain key provisions exist to help those leaving the

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Notice from a bailiff

Notice from a bailiff

If you are in debt and behind with repayments, your creditor may instruct a Bailiff to act against you. The Bailiff may visit your home or business and seize assets, which they will then sell to recoup some or all of the money you owe them. Notice from a Bailiff can be confusing – just

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dividing your home in a divorce settlement

Dividing your home in a divorce settlement

As if ending a marriage and going your separate ways isn’t stressful enough, at some point you’ll have to consider how you are going to split the home you made together. If you’re going through a divorce or dissolving a civil partnership, it’s important to know where you both stand when it comes to dividing

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