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What is Ethical Forestry?

Posted on April 11th, 2018

On paper, Ethical Forestry seemed like a fantastic idea, especially for those who care about environmental sustainability. Environmental benefits, helping local communities in Costa Rica as well as securing a comfortable retirement for yourself sounded too good to be true and unfortunately, in this case, it was. The Bournemouth based company encouraged investors to pay […]

Brooklands Trustees Limited held liable by the Financial Ombudsman

Posted on April 10th, 2018

Financial businesses such as Brooklands Trustees Limited offer pension investment accounts, including SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pensions). SIPPs are a popular choice because they offer more flexibility with the investments you choose than a standard personal pension. A SIPP offers you the advantage of choosing your own investments which range from investment trusts to corporate bonds, […]

What is a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) and Why Can They Go Wrong? 

Posted on April 10th, 2018

Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP) have been available to members of the public, in the UK, since March 1990, when the James Hay Partnership offered the first SIPP product. SIPPs have since earned the term ‘wrapper,’ as they wrap around investments made until an individual retires and begins to draw an income from the returns their […]

Ruthless Roofing Company Representatives Fined

Posted on March 22nd, 2018

Roofguard Protection Coatings Ltd and its representatives is just one example of the many fraudsters who have conned people into paying for a roof coating on the back of sales promised made to home owners. The good news is that some of these fraudsters have now been imprisoned – for unlawful trade practices. The company […]

Smartproof Roof Coating Scam

Posted on March 22nd, 2018

Smartproof, the trading name of Smartcoat Ltd has dissolved after receiving bad publicity from featuring on the BBC’s Watchdog programme in 2012 after numerous complaints. The director of the Leeds firm, Matthew Martin Preston, has been disqualified for 9 years for allowing the company to engage in sales practises that breached consumer protection legislation. After […]

Are Roof Coatings Worth It?

Posted on March 14th, 2018

Roof coatings do not provide many benefits for the average UK home. They are frequently applied incorrectly by untrained and unqualified workers. There are very specific guidelines to follow when applying a roof coating, they must be adhered to, to ensure the roof coating is effective. Here at Henderson Lawyers, we recognise that not every […]

West Midlands Roofing Firm Directors Imprisoned

Posted on March 14th, 2018

  West Midland rogue traders who preyed upon elderly and vulnerable people out of thousands of pounds have been sentenced to time in prison. After the UK’s longest trading standards investigations, the directors of Summit Roofguard Ltd we were found guilty of unfair, misleading or aggressive commercial practises. Following a trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court […]

Is roof coating a fix?

Posted on July 21st, 2016

If you are hoping that your roof coating will fix any issues with your roof and increase the value of your home, you may well be very disappointed. Although these things will likely be promised to you by the sales rep who knocks on your door, they are unlikely to actually happen for you. We […]

What we can do for roof coating problems

Posted on July 13th, 2016

When you elect to have a roof coating applied to your property, it will be because you wanted to do the best for your home. And when a sales representative promises that a roof coating is going to prevent any moss growing on your tiles and that it will stop any leaks happening and, as […]

Have you been mis-sold solar panel systems?

Posted on July 11th, 2016

Henderson Lawyers may be able to pursue a no win no fee claim on your behalf for mis-sold solar panel systems, where the system was full or part purchased using some form of credit, whether it be a credit card or a finance agreement through the selling company. The reason for this is whilst you […]

What is Ethical Forestry?

On paper, Ethical Forestry seemed like a fantastic idea, especially for those who care about environmental sustainability. Environmental benefits, helping local communities in Costa Rica as well as securing a…

14:56:11 11/04/2018
Brooklands Trustees Limited held liable by the Financial Ombudsman

Financial businesses such as Brooklands Trustees Limited offer pension investment accounts, including SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pensions). SIPPs are a popular choice because they offer more flexibility with the investments you…

12:46:23 10/04/2018
What is a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP) and Why Can They Go Wrong? 

Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP) have been available to members of the public, in the UK, since March 1990, when the James Hay Partnership offered the first SIPP product. SIPPs have…

12:45:16 10/04/2018