Category: News

Travel Consent – Do you need it?

It’s that time of year again.  School holidays are just around the corner; travel arrangements have been made and there is excitement in the air.  But wait! Are you sure you haven’t forgotten anything? Many...

Notary Public Sudbury

I am delighted to now offer Notarial Services in Sudbury Suffolk. I now regularly practice in the following areas: Notary Public Colchester Notary Public Clacton on Sea Notary Public Frinton on Sea Notary Public...

Happy new year

Well, 2017 was super busy and I am looking forward to providing my Notary Public service throughout Essex, Suffolk, Hertfordshire and further afield in 2018.  One of the joys of working as an independent...

New Passports – Is Yours Valid?

If you have one of the new style United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland passports make sure you sign it!  Previously your signature was digitally reproduced on the passport when you received...

Permissions to Travel

Increasingly travellers are being advised to take a Permission to Travel document with them when travelling abroad with a minor child in circumstances where one or both parents will not be travelling. Some jurisdictions...

Chinese Embassy Update

Countries signed up to the Hague Convention on Apostilles only require documents to be legalised by application to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.  However there are still countries which require both an Apostille and...

It’s a Small (Notarial!) World…

The One World Celebrations at University of Essex were a joy to witness!  The University has been rightly recognised for its international profile and the fact that its staff and students come from over...

One World at University of Essex!

What a fantastic sight at University of Essex today as students parade with flags of the many countries represented at the University.  The “One World” event is a fitting celebration of the fact that...

What’s in a Name?…

If you want to change your name for any reason there are various options available to you.  In the UK, you can of course, simply adopt your chosen name and there is no obligation...