Monthly Archives: August 2014

Relationship Break-Up and Tax – Divorce is never a pleasant experience

  Getting divorced is never a pleasant experience and couples going through the process have a lot to think about. Whilst management of the tax consequences of the split is not normally at the top of their priority list, these … Continue reading

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To Prenup or Not to Prenup???

More than 40 per cent of marriages end in divorce (in England and Wales more than 110,000 couples divorce annually) and when one in five of all men and women seeking to end their marriage have already been through one … Continue reading

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Judge Calls Halt to Fifty-Year Inheritance Saga

An ‘extraordinary saga’ that began in a seaside hotel more than 50 years ago – and ended with a bitter dispute between elderly ladies over a £2 million architectural gem on the Cornish Riviera – has been finally brought to … Continue reading

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Woman is Baby’s Psychological Parent, Rules Court

In a landmark decision, a lesbian has won a High Court ruling that, whilst bereft of legal rights over a child conceived by her ex-partner during their relationship, she is the child’s ‘psychological parent’. During the couple’s turbulent 18-month relationship, … Continue reading

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Zero Hours Contracts – For good or for bad? – by M Fabes; Workexperience

Zero-hours contracts have multiplied dramatically. Today 583,000 people now work under Zero Hours Contracts. Is this a good thing? What Are They? As the name suggests, a Zero hours contracts makes no guarantee of work to the employee. Working hours … Continue reading

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