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Cookies In Use On This Site

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

They help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use them to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more below

Granting Us Permission

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

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Our own cookies

We use them to make our website work including:

  • Making our guide/document purchasing system work
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Remembering if we have already asked you certain questions (e.g. you declined to use our app or take our survey)

There is no way to prevent these being set other than to not use our site.

Third Party Functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

  • YouTube – powers the videos on our site

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Websites

So you can easily Like or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

  • Twitter

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Visitor Statistics

We use them to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us if how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use Google Analytics.

Turning Them Off

You can usually switch them off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of this and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

Public Notice – Re-Opening To The Public On Monday 20th July

We are re-opening to the public on Monday 20th July 2020. We will be conforming to Government safety guidelines and ensuring all possible measures are in place to provide a safe environment for members of the public and our staff.

Stamp Duty Land Tax: Temporary Reduced Rates Until March 31st 2021

The government has announced that the Stamp Duty threshold has now increased to £500,000 which means if you were to purchase a property for £500,000 or less then you do not have to pay any Stamp Duty from 8th July 2020 until 31st March 2021.

Retailer Escapes Winding Up Petition in Unique COVID-19 Ruling

The COVID-19 crisis has heralded such an avalanche of emergency legislation that it cannot be passed into law quickly enough. In a unique insolvency case, the High Court blocked a commercial landlord from presenting a winding up petition against a high-street retailer.

Pedestrian Hit By Fire Engine Wins Right to Substantial Compensation

Emergency vehicles have to move fast to save lives, but their drivers are not immune from the rules of the road and have to be as careful as other drivers.

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COVID-19 Information

We would like to reassure our client’s that it is business as usual and as a firm we intend on supporting our clients through this difficult time. Our priority is to be able to progress client matters whilst protecting both staff and clients. As a precautionary measure to limit the risk to everyone our preferred communication is by telephone and/or email and/or post. Given the government announcement we may take a little longer to respond to enquiries and deal with matters. Please bear with us in these unprecedented times.