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The Austin Lafferty Solicitors & Estate Agents Blog

Austin Lafferty, solicitors and estate agents in Glasgow, East Kilbride and Hamilton, provide legal advice to the businesses and individuals of Glasgow, East Kilbride, Hamilton and beyond. Get legal advice you can trust from Austin Lafferty. Below are details of our latest posts.
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Home Ownership Ambitions Remain Strong

It is good to hear that home ownership ambitions in the UK are still strong, despite the difficulties would-be home owners can experience in raising deposits.

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Money Worries are a Major Cause of Relationship Stress

New research into the factors that have the biggest impact on couples’ relationships in the UK has found that money worries are the biggest cause of stress and strain.

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Laying Down the Law: Can my employer sack me after being off on long term sick?

My employer is making noises about sacking me due to long-term absence from work. I have been ill with a chronic back problem more than nearly a year. But this is not my fault, surely the work cannot sack me for this?

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Laying Down the Law: Can I withdraw my statement about partner?

I have been trying to withdraw a statement I made to the police against my partner. He has been charged with assaulting me. The police said I could not withdraw my statement. I wrote to the Procurator Fiscal but it was not mentioned at the interim hearing. I really don’t want this matter to continue and don’t want to give evidence at court.

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John Roberts

First Time Buyers Look to Family for Financial Help

New research has highlighted the difficulties experienced by some first time buyers as they try to take that first, all-important step on the housing ladder.

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Laying Down the Law: What happens to debt when someone dies?

What happens to debt when someone dies? My mother recently passed away, and there was debt left, my dad now does not know if the debt dies with the deceased or not.

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Sharp Rise in Scottish Business Activity

Output levels from Scotland’s private sector companies in February increased at the fastest rate recorded in the last 19 months, according to the latest Regional Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI®) from Bank of Scotland.

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John Roberts

Rise in New Build Home Completions

The latest Quarterly Housing Statistics from Scotland’s Chief Statistician have revealed that 16,309 new build homes were completed in the 12 months to September 2016. This is an increase of 1% on the 16,152 homes completed in the previous year.

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