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HM Land Registry moves to raise awareness of property fraud

HM Land Registry moves to raise awareness of property fraud

In recent weeks, HM Land Registry has been trying to raise awareness of property and conveyancing fraud in an effort to ensure homeowners don’t get caught out.

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December 10, 2018
Posted in Blog, Property

Divorce law reform must protect children, says Resolution

Divorce law reform must protect children, says Resolution

Resolution has called for an “urgent reform” in divorce law to reduce the emotional impact it has on children.

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December 5, 2018
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Special guardians’ payments restored after critical review of council’s support system

Special guardians’ payments restored after critical review of council’s support system

Special guardians require more advice and support from councils before taking on the role, a report has warned.

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November 28, 2018
Posted in Blog

NHS faces age discrimination challenge from 88-year-old former employee

NHS faces age discrimination challenge from 88-year-old former employee

An 88-year-old woman who was dismissed from her position at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading last year is suing the NHS for age discrimination, it has emerged.

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November 27, 2018
Posted in Blog, Employment

Overseas commercial property investors expected to ‘swoop in for Brexit bargains’

Overseas commercial property investors expected to ‘swoop in for Brexit bargains’

A new study carried out by prominent real estate group Knight Frank suggests that the UK will surge in popularity among overseas commercial property investors in 2019.

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November 19, 2018
Posted in Blog, Property

Why cohabiting couples should write a Will

Why cohabiting couples should write a Will

After research was published this month showing that more than half of parents with children under 18 have not made a Will, solicitors are warning cohabiting couples about the dangers of dying without plans for the distribution of their estate in place.

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October 25, 2018
Posted in Blog, Private Client

Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong granted quickie divorce – BUT NOT YET

Ant McPartlin and Lisa Armstrong granted quickie divorce – BUT NOT YET

A Family Court Judge yesterday granted the Decree Nisi of Divorce to TV personality Ant McPartlin and his wife Lisa Armstrong.  This was widely reported as a quickie divorce.  However it is just the first stage.

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October 17, 2018
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Demand strong for UK commercial property

Demand strong for UK commercial property

Demand for UK commercial property remains strong despite the political and other challenges the market appears to be facing in the months ahead.

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October 9, 2018
Posted in Blog, Commercial, Property

Major review uncovers workplace discrimination and harassment at Save the Children

Major review uncovers workplace discrimination and harassment at Save the Children

A major review has found that more than a quarter (28 per cent) of people working for prominent charity Save the Children have encountered discrimination or harassment at work.

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October 9, 2018
Posted in Blog, Employment

Civil partnerships to be extended to opposite-sex couples

Civil partnerships to be extended to opposite-sex couples

Theresa May has announced today that heterosexual couples in England and Wales will now be able to choose whether to enter into a civil partnership rather than get married. The intention is to provide greater security for unmarried couples and their families to address the “imbalance” that allows same-sex couples to enter into both civil…

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October 2, 2018
Posted in Blog, Family Law, Press Releases