Campaigners who have been pushing for greater rights for cohabitees were heartened by the fact that the issue was mentioned in a recent debate in the House of Commons.
The Government is to carry out a wide-reaching review of civil partnerships, which is expected to result in one of two very different outcomes.
In recent days, the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has penned a letter to the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) calling for changes to the UK’s “particularly complex” Inheritance Tax (IHT) regime.
OGR Stock Denton Family Partner Graeme Fraser was among the delegates at the Four Jurisdictions Family Law Conference in Dublin last weekend.
A new report published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in recent days claims that discrimination may ‘play a part’ in the UK’s gender pay gap.
New research suggests that many Britons are failing to regularly update their Wills – meaning that missing details and mistakes are increasingly going unnoticed until it is too late.
A campaign by a leading newspaper – which has called for sweeping changes to the UK’s family law framework – has received the backing of a former High Court Judge.
The Resolution Foundation has estimated that so-called ‘millennials’ will benefit from an “inheritance boom” over the coming years, as the average value of estates passed on by parents and grandparents continues to rise.
Police forces have struggled to adapt to changes made to domestic abuse laws, a new set of statistics suggests.
Family law professionals have been busy digesting proposals, put forward by the Government, which aim to bolster the powers available to the Child Maintenance Service (CMS).