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50th anniversary of the world’s first Neighbourhood Watch scheme

13 March, 20140 Comments
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Kitty Genovese in the borough of Queens, New York – a tragedy that resulted in the setting up of the world’s first Neighbourhood Watch schemes in the US. Working in partnership with Neighbourhood Watch it seems like an opportune moment for LRS to reflect on how far
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Should you save or repay your debt?

20 September, 20133 Comments
To anyone with a passing interest in economics, the above question might seem like a daft one. Following the financial crisis, the Bank of England base rate nosedived by 4.5% in less than a year, and has been at an all-time low of 0.5% since the first quarter of 2009. Low interest rates punish savers,
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Fracking Hell! Is your property at risk?

22 August, 20130 Comments
With hundreds of activists currently targeting oil-drilling operation sites around the country, Landlord Referencing would like to address whether the steadily improving UK property market could be put at future risk via shale gas drilling. Anyone who watches the news will have seen the extraordinary scenes that unfolded on Monday, of anti-fracking and climate protesters
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