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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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Companies to Report on Payment Practices

The UK Government has recently taken a number of steps to tackle the issue of late payment of invoices, which is a serious and ongoing problem for many small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) in the UK. Recent findings from the payment processor Bacs report that nearly half of the UK’s small-to-medium sized businesses experience late payment, with £26.3 billion owed to them in total.

John Roberts

Collaborative Child Maintenance Arrangements

The UK Government has published new figures that it says show thousands of children are benefiting from their separated parents working together on child maintenance arrangements.

Austin Lafferty

Laying Down the Law: Help! I want to divorce my husband but I don't know where he is.

My husband and I have been separated for six years. I don’t know where he is. I now want a divorce. I tried at York as we were married in England but they would not deal with the application as I had no address for him. There are no property or financial issues to deal with. How can I proceed if at all?

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Austin Lafferty

Shortage of Houses Continues to Pose Problems

A lack of properties coming onto the housing market is continuing to prove problematic, according to the latest Residential Market Survey by RICS.

Austin Lafferty

Laying Down the Law: Boundary wars - who can help?

My neighbour removed the boundary hedge between our respective owned properties without my consent and then erected a panel fence which is at least half a foot into my ground. As a result, my proposed conservatory had to be reduced by a third of a metre wide. I have complained to the local authority and had meetings with them but nothing can be done?

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John Roberts

Mortgage Affordability Better in Scotland

Mortgage affordability in quarter four (Q4) of 2016 for both first time buyers and home movers was lower in Scotland than the rest of the UK, according to new research by Bank of Scotland.

Austin Lafferty

Laying Down the Law: Can I change shop lease factors? We never get answers over breakdown of costs.

I have a shop leased. It is in a tenement block in Glasgow. The factors are not good at doing repairs and seem to bill us very highly every six months but never answer calls about supplying breakdowns of costs. Can I get together with the flat owners upstairs and change factors?

Austin Lafferty

Laying Down the Law: Help! I’ve been falsely reported to the DWP by a malevolent phone call

I’ve been falsely reported to the DWP by a malevolent phone call. DWP are now investigating me. Who would I best approach to help me with this?

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