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How to Enjoy the Equity in Your Property without Having to Move Home

Thanks to Darren Crane of Innes Reid for preparing this piece on equity release.What is Equity Release?Equity Release lets a client release some of the value stored up in their home, either as a lump sum or gradually over a number of years.  It is typically available to anyone who owns their ow...

Hillyer McKeown introduces credit check service

Do you use Riskdisk to credit check new customers?For less than the cost of Riskdisk, Hillyer McKeown can provide; A full written report on all your new and existing customers, giving a clear assessment of their current financial position and credit risk score? An email alert, whenever your exis...

Work Experience

We have a thriving commercial team and a long established and well recognised private client department. You will need strong commercial awareness and confidence in your ability to put this awareness into practice.As part of your work experience with us, whichever department you are assigned to you ...

Shining a light on dark stores: the impact of the online shopping revolution on British business
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Shining a light on dark stores: the impact of the online shopping revolution on British business

At a time of increasing reliance upon the internet and with internet businesses booming, we are all becoming familiar with the sight of supermarket delivery vans on our roads, delivering weekly shopping to us or our neighbours while we’re still in our pyjamas. Similarly, the presence of solely...

Hillyer McKeown announce Deeside event

Hillyer McKeown has announced the latest of its quarterly Deeside events will be held at the Deeside Enterprise Centre on 25th September.The free event – ‘TUPE Made Simple’ – will cover topics including:What is a TUPE transfer?What is an organised group of employees?Identifyi...

Richard Burnett's Ice Bucket Challenge!
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Richard Burnett's Ice Bucket Challenge!

Thanks to Fotofire for nominating our Head of Marketing, Richard Burnett, to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!Richard nominates Steve Lowe, Risk Services (NW) Ltd; Shaun Seddon, Bromborough Dental Clinic; Richard Kimpton, Kimpton Ltd and Steve Harvey from Hillyer McKeown!To donate, text ICED55 plus...

Hillyer McKeown appointed as official legal partners of Chester FC
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Hillyer McKeown appointed as official legal partners of Chester FC

Chester-based law firm, Hillyer McKeown, have announced that they have been appointed as official legal partners of Chester Football Club.The sponsorship deal means that the law firm will act as official legal advisors to the club with the firm’s sister company, Mercury Legal, also forming par...

ProChester Returns - 18th September at The Church
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ProChester Returns - 18th September at The Church

After taking a break for the summer, ProChester returns on Thursday 18th September with a special event to be held at The Church Bar & Restaurant on Newgate Street.This event will also celebrate the 15 year anniversary of one of ProChester’s sponsors, Risk Services (NW) Ltd and promises to...

Next ProWirral Event: Tuesday 9th September
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Next ProWirral Event: Tuesday 9th September

ProWirral returns on Tuesday 9th September, following a summer break.September’s event will take place at Portal Business Centres in Bromborough from 5:30pm, where we will be joined by guest speaker Jeremy Butler, Chief Executive of Tranmere Rovers Football Club.ProWirral is a business network...

Early Conciliation

On the 6th May 2014 Early Conciliation (EC) took effect and since then Claimant’s who want to bring a claim in the Employment Tribunal against their employer will only be able to if they have entered into early conciliation via Acas. In order to access ACAS, you will be required to complete a...

Law Commission announces reivew of will laws
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Law Commission announces reivew of will laws

Changes in society, technology and medicine have arguably left the laws surrounding wills outdated and out of touch. The Law Commission have suggested that the current laws may actually discourage individuals from making a will and a project to review the law will be undertaken by the Commission in ...

Rural crime figures rise
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Rural crime figures rise

New figures have revealed that rural crime is rising, with sheep rustling and a rise in stolen farming tools driving the increase.The report, compiled annually by insurer NFU Mutual, showed figures are up by 5.2% on 2012’s figures, and mean the cost of crime to the rural economy in the UK reac...

Company director unfairly excluded after attempted love affair
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Company director unfairly excluded after attempted love affair

A court has ruled that a director who tried to start an affair with his business partner’s wife was unfairly excluded from the management of a company in which he held shares.The case involved two men who had been close friends and operated their business as a quasi-partnership. Things turned ...

Hillyer McKeown drive expansion plan with new key appointments
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Hillyer McKeown drive expansion plan with new key appointments

North West law firm, Hillyer McKeown, have announced a line-up of key appointments that will strengthen their team as they embark on an aggressive five year expansion plan.Well-connected Merseyside solicitor Phil Whitehurst has moved from DWF’s Liverpool office and joins Hillyer McKeown as Par...

Legal Cashier Position

We are recruiting for a Legal Cashier on a full-time permanent basis. Up-to-date knowledge of SAR’s is required.Reporting to the Accounts Manager in a team of 4, you will operate Client/Office & Nominal Accounts and your role will include: TT & Bacs payments Bill Posting Transfers...

Assistant Solicitor Dispute Resolution

We are looking for an Assistant solicitor to join our Dispute Resolution team based in our Chester office. The role would be suitable for a candidate 2 years PQE with a general commercial litigation background who is self-motivated, enthusiastic , resilient and a team player. Commitment to quali...

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