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Transition payment; more information

Kully Bains - 25/09/2018

We are a full service area and are finding a number of cases where we receive a HBSTOP notice, we ...

Appeal, reg 95, fit & proper L/L and RRO (Rent Repayment Order)

Kay_Tade - 25/09/2018

Thanks for the responses, decided to pay he claimant, will wait and see what thappens, if he deci ...

Income from land

pbirks - 25/09/2018

the people are using the land instead of him - he has an agreement /contract that he has to pay & ...

Income from land

churdle - 25/09/2018

He has an agreement from 2014 (two years adter he stopped work and retired) for 10 years for ...

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