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I Really Must Get That Will Done!

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This is something that we hear all the time.

We are referring to a Last Will and Testament under which you direct how your Estate is to be distributed after your death and, importantly, what is to happen to your children, your belongings, your business, even your pets can get a mention!

If you don’t manage your own affairs the Law will step in. Various pieces of legislation will dictate what will happen and it may not be what you would have wanted.

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Personal Injury Claims: Are we over-compensating?

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A quick search of recent news articles on ‘personal injury claims’ reveals that the prevailing perception in the media is that many of these claims are exaggerated or even fraudulent. It is also clear that the media is heavily subscribed to the idea that damages awarded in personal injury cases are increasing.

Mr Justice Kevin Cross provides a strong counterpoint to that view in a recent article published in The Bar Review in November 2017.

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Are You Thinking Of Switching Your Mortgage?

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We all shop around for home insurance and car insurance every year however, when it comes to our mortgages, there is a reluctance to do so.

At Hughes Murphy we have seen lots of clients gain huge financial benefits from shopping around and switching their mortgage provider.  It is important to talk to a mortgage advisor and set out your current mortgage arrangement and they will be able to talk you through potential savings in switching your mortgage.

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Invoice redirection fraud alert

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Invoice Redirect Fraud

Invoice Redirect Fraud is a crime targeting businesses working with suppliers and businesses that regularly perform online financial transactions. 

At this busy seasonal time, An Garda Síochána wishes to advise of the continuing existence of Invoice Redirect Fraud and urges businesses to remind employees to treat any request to change supplier bank account details with extreme caution. Losses amounting to over €700,000 have been reported to Gardaí in the last month.In the last month alone there have been numerous attempts in relation to this type of fraud in excess of €1.3 million with actual losses amounting to over €700,000.

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Bullying at Work

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Bullying doesn’t begin and end with the schoolyard, unfortunately, and research shows that it is still a significant problem in the workplace.

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DPC Annual Report 2016

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On the 11th April, the Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon released her Annual Report. This is her third annual report since taking up office in September 2014.

The Data Protection Commissioner is the national independent authority responsible for upholding the right to have personal data protected. This is a fundamental EU right of individuals, who can make complaints directly to the DPC where their data is not being properly protected.

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I Really Better Get That Will Done!

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This is something that we hear all the time.  We are referring to a Last Will and Testament under which you direct how your Estate is to be distributed after your death and, importantly, what is to happen to your children, your belongings, your business, even your pets can get a mention!

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