The use of large up-front fees and disproportionate deposits has already resulted in significant cost consequences for one care provider.
In an increasingly globalised world, the need for expert advice for clients to ensure that they appropriately protect their assets, their families have the right outcomes, and they steward their wealth through the generations has never been more important, making this course pivotal to providing the required level of support.
Lisa studied for the notoriously difficult exam alongside managing a busy caseload in the office, and ensuring that clients benefited from the knowledge that was developed and refined through the course syllabus and exam preparation.
Of her achievement, Lisa said, "The exam, although difficult, has added to my knowledge and confidence. STEP courses offer both academic and practical insight into meeting the needs of clients. Above all, I'm relieved to have passed!".
Donna Holmes, partner within the team, commented, "We are delighted that Lisa’s exam result recognises and endorses the clear knowledge and skills that she already demonstrates. We continually invest in our staff development, so we can continue to serve our clients to the highest possible levels. This is a significant achievement for Lisa personally, and we are delighted both for her, the firm and our clients that we can offer this increasingly necessary expertise".
The government announced on 16 May that it will provide a fund of £400m to cover the costs of removal and replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks which have failed tests.
Whilst some people are under the impression that preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is simply a case of completing a form and ticking a few boxes, it is about far more than this.
A big fear for some people facing divorce and the inevitable carving up of the matrimonial assets. They seek assurances that such assets will be “ring-fenced” and retained for them.
Thinking about the legal status of being a cohabitant probably isn’t at the top of the ‘to do’ list.
When an individual is thinking about making a gift to another individual, consideration needs to be given to the Potentially Exempt Transfer (PET) trap.
We are now only a few weeks away from the biggest change to data protection laws in over 20 years. Are you compliant?
The tragedy, in this case, is that there were options readily available to the midwives that they could have used. This was not a case of having to go above and beyond.
Arising from the recent Family Division announcement, people who think they are legally divorced may in fact still be married.
The SCCS has issued providers in the scheme a series of updated and new documents in order to assist with their National Minimum Wage review.
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