Free talk at Orpington Library

Tuesday 16th September 11am at Orpington Library — We will be giving  a half hour talk entitled “Protecting your family assets” where we will discuss and take questions on: The importance of having a Will and keeping it up to date The benefits to you and your loved ones of having a Lasting Power of Attorney Issues with Inheritance Tax […]

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Mortgage approvals fall in July

Mortgage approvals grew 7.9% year-on-year in July, according to new figures from the Bank of England. In July there were 66,569 approvals up from 61,659 a year earlier. However, approvals were down 0.8% from 67,085 in June. By value, July’s purchase approvals totalled £10.8bn, 16% higher than the £9.3bn approved in July 2013. Remortgages continued […]

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Administrative Assistant / Receptionist required

An opportunity has arisen for a pro-active, energetic and enthusiastic Administrative Assistant / Receptionist to join this firm of solicitors in Orpington, Kent. The successful candidate will play an important part in ensuring that an effective, friendly and efficient service is provided to both clients and colleagues alike, from being first point of contact for […]

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Mortgage lending up 5% in June

Mortgage lending rose 5% in June compared with May as 60,500 loans worth £10bn were advanced to homebuyers in the month, according to the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders. The lending figure was 6% higher than a year ago while the number of loans advanced was up 15% on the same month […]

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UK industrial output in smaller-than-expected rise

The UK’s industrial and manufacturing output moved back into growth in June after falling by 1.3% in May. But the rise, a smaller-than-expected 0.3%, indicates once again that the economy is still being mostly dominated by the services sector. The Office for National Statistics figures also showed that over 12 months, industrial output was up […]

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Housebuilding rate hits 11-year high

 UK housebuilding grew at its fastest rate in nearly 11-years in July, according to a new survey. The Markit UK Construction PMI report said home building grew at its steepest rate since November 2003, driven by strong demand for new projects and boosted the whole construction sector. Overall, the index edged down to 62.4, from […]

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Full time Experienced Legal Secretary required.

Personal Injury, Employment and general Litigation law experience is preferred but not essential. Key responsibilities will include audio typing, liaising with third parties by telephone, written communication and in person, dealing with initial enquiries from potential new clients, diary management, organising client meetings, completion of legal forms, using Oyezforms, use of computerised legal accounts software […]

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Full time Experienced Legal Secretary required.

Full time Experienced Legal Secretary required. Housing, Employment and general Litigation law experience is preferred but not essential, together with experience of working in a Publicly Funded Practice. Key responsibilities will include audio typing, liaising with third parties by telephone, written communication and in person, dealing with initial enquiries from potential new clients, diary management, […]

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Join us at our free legal talk at Orpington Library

Tuesday 17th June 11am at Orpington Library — We will be giving a half hour talk entitled “Planning for the future” where we will discuss and take questions on: The importance of having a Will and keeping it up to date The benefits to you and your loved ones of having a Lasting Power of […]

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Nationwide warns of ‘natural correction’ in house prices

Nationwide has warned the London housing market may face a “natural correction”. The mutual’s chief executive, Graham Beale, said there was already a “slowing down in the market place” as buyers begin to baulk at ever higher house prices. “At some point buyers just start saying no,” he added. Nationwide’s comments come as it reported […]

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