Sticking a couple of tickling sticks up at the Inland Revenue!

“I’m Kenneth Arthur Dodd. Singer, photographic model and failed accountant.” So began many of Sir Ken Dodd’s famously lengthy variety shows. Sadly this is the first year in a long time when Ken Dodd did not star at the Bournemouth Pavilion on Easter Saturday. His show would start around 7pm and he would finally leave …

Milton Musical Society’s 50th Anniversary production of My Fair Lady

We are proudly sponsoring Milton Musical Society’s 50th Anniversary production of ‘My Fair Lady’ which is currently showing at the Regent Centre in Christchurch, 18th to 21st April 2018. Hailed by critics and audiences for its heart and wit, My Fair Lady is a beautiful musical about transformation, patronage, gender politics and class, based on …

Your enquiries

Thank you for your enquiries this month. It is always a pleasure to hear from you. Here are just some of the items that have been concerning you I am selling my home privately to a friend. His solicitor says that I need an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Surely as I am selling to a …

Buy To Let Properties

If you own investment property which you let to tenants, or are considering letting a property to a tenant to realise some rental income, this article may be of interest to you. Before you let a property to a tenant you ought to consider how you might get the tenant out again (evict the tenant) …

E-mail Fraud

I first started work in a solicitor’s office in 1977 as a secretary to one of the partners. I was paid £20 per week. A loaf of bread then only cost 15 pence and a pint of beer 38 pence. The average house price was £13,000. It is now over £200,000. In 1977 in a …