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Divorce rate “lowest” since 1971

Divorce rate “lowest” since 1971

The divorce rate among opposite-sex couples has fallen to its lowest level since 1971, a major new study has revealed.

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December 5, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Unfair dismissal: Tribunal rules in employee’s favour following inadequate investigation

Unfair dismissal: Tribunal rules in employee’s favour following inadequate investigation

An employment tribunal has ruled that a hairdresser and beauty therapist was unfairly dismissed after her employer failed to quantify complaints about her behaviour.

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November 28, 2019
Posted in Blog, Employment

Domestic abuse reports rise to record levels, statistics show

Domestic abuse reports rise to record levels, statistics show

More than one in 20 people in England and Wales experienced domestic abuse in the last year, a major new study has revealed.

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November 27, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

“Third of married couples” unaware of pension rights in divorce

“Third of married couples” unaware of pension rights in divorce

Around a third of married couples and those in civil partnerships do not know about pension sharing on divorce, a study has revealed.

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November 20, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Currys PC World promises extra training after mis-selling scandal

Currys PC World promises extra training after mis-selling scandal

Electrical store Currys PC World has agreed to retrain its staff after mystery shoppers reported serious misconduct in the selling of its extended warranties.

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November 15, 2019
Posted in Blog, Commercial

Review of bail system to “better protect victims of domestic abuse”

Review of bail system to “better protect victims of domestic abuse”

The Government is planning to review pre-charge bail laws to better protect the victims of domestic abuse.

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November 6, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Covert surveillance: European Court of Human Rights finds workers’ right to privacy had not been violated

Covert surveillance: European Court of Human Rights finds workers’ right to privacy had not been violated

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has overturned a previous judgement in the case of López Ribalda and others V Spain, in which a supermarket Manager covertly filmed workers stealing.

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November 5, 2019
Posted in Employment

Looking for a probate solicitor in North London – OGR Stock Denton is the answer

Looking for a probate solicitor in North London – OGR Stock Denton is the answer

The death of a loved one is always deeply upsetting. A difficult time can become more stressful if you are facing the daunting task of administering their estate, but that is where OGR Stock Denton, Probate Solicitors in North London can help. Depending on your relationship with the departed and the value of their estate,…

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November 1, 2019
Posted in Blog

Separated parents at increased risk of “negative outcomes” and “poorer life chances”, suggests report

Separated parents at increased risk of “negative outcomes” and “poorer life chances”, suggests report

The Government must “do more” to ensure that social security and child maintenance systems support broken homes, a major new report has said.

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October 30, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Employment Tribunal: Capita employee was unfairly dismissed after their role was made full-time

Employment Tribunal: Capita employee was unfairly dismissed after their role was made full-time

An employment tribunal has ruled that a former Capita employee was unfairly dismissed after they were made redundant following a restructuring that meant they were unable to continue working in a part-time role.

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October 22, 2019
Posted in Blog, Employment