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Shareholders push back against British bank in “largest rebellion” yet

Shareholders push back against British bank in “largest rebellion” yet

Almost four in 10 investors have chosen not to back Standard Chartered’s new executive remuneration policy, it has been revealed.

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May 9, 2019
Posted in Blog, Commercial, Employment

Radical new reforms set to simplify and speed up divorce proceedings

Radical new reforms set to simplify and speed up divorce proceedings

Digital court applications for divorce have helped reduce errors in applications from 40 to less than one per cent, new figures have revealed.

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May 8, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Government urged to tackle maternity discrimination

Government urged to tackle maternity discrimination

The government has been urged to tackle maternity discrimination or face further increases in pregnant women and mothers being forced out of work.

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May 7, 2019
Posted in Blog, Employment

Global sports sponsorships set to exceed £35 billion

Global sports sponsorships set to exceed £35 billion

Global sports sponsorships are expected to exceed £35 billion in 2019, a new report has revealed.

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May 2, 2019
Posted in Blog, Commercial

Children’s services at “breaking point”, Government committee warns

Children’s services at “breaking point”, Government committee warns

Children’s services in England and Wales are at “breaking point”, a Government committee has revealed.

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May 1, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Demand for British goods and services grows rapidly in emerging markets

Demand for British goods and services grows rapidly in emerging markets

The fastest growing export markets for the UK are in the emerging economies of Taiwan, India and Nigeria, new research has revealed.

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April 25, 2019
Posted in Blog

Judge places boy with father after hearing mother’s “hateful feelings”

Judge places boy with father after hearing mother’s “hateful feelings”

A young boy has been placed with his father after a Judge learnt how he was picking up on his mother’s “hateful feelings” towards her ex-partner.

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April 24, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

Rise in cost of probate delayed due to Brexit

Rise in cost of probate delayed due to Brexit

Proposals to increase the costs associated with probate for families sorting out the wills of loved ones who have died have been delayed due to lack of Parliamentary time to debate the proposed fee increase as a result of Brexit debates, following a widespread backlash against their implementation.

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April 12, 2019
Posted in Blog, Private Client

Sweeping changes to divorce law to “end the blame game”

Sweeping changes to divorce law to “end the blame game”

Couples in England and Wales will no longer have to prove that one partner is at fault in order to divorce, it has been confirmed.

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April 11, 2019
Posted in Blog, Family Law

44 per cent of over 50’s review their Wills multiple times

44 per cent of over 50’s review their Wills multiple times

A YouGov survey has revealed that 44 per cent of over-50s have changed their Will several times due to the complexities of modern family relationships.

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April 5, 2019
Posted in Blog