Looking after the finances of an elderly relative as a deputy; what does the Court of Protection do?
You’ll have to apply to the Court of Protection if you want to look after a relative's finances and they don't already have an agreement in place.

If you don't have a long term power of attorney in place, and you can't make decisions about your own finances, a special court will have to appoint someone to be a deputy. The Court of Protection is a special court which was set up to make decisions about people who are unable to make decisions about themselves, perhaps because they have dementia or learning difficulties. Find out what's involved.

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04-05-2013
16-09-2014
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CPP fraud protection compensation - the deadline to claim is August 30th
If you've received a letter about CPP compensation what should you do next?

You have until the end of August to claim compensation from CPP over mis-sold card protection insurance. If you bought a card protection or an identity fraud protection policy from CPP, you may be due compensation of around £200. Don't miss out.

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04-10-2013
31-08-2014
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Don’t fall for copycat websites; you could lose money
Copycat websites mimic official government sites but you’ll be charged for services you could get for free

Over the last few weeks there’s been a lot of publicity about copycat websites, especially in the run-up to the self-assessment tax deadline. Copycat websites charge you for services that you could get for free (or much cheaper) by going direct to the government agency. They typically charge for passport renewal, filing your tax return or getting a driving licence. Don’t get caught out by them!

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05-02-2014
22-07-2014
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