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By James Simpson
The CEO of Debenhams has announced a major shake-up of its business model. The retailer, which employs 30,000 people, will close up to 10 stores and 11 warehouses, putting several hundred jobs at risk.
By Anna Ferro
In a recent article in The Telegraph, a woman addressed her decision to take a ‘marriage sabbatical' in a hope to save her relationship.
By Naim Qureshi
Having been a member of the EU for over 40 years, many of our laws and procedures are intrinsically linked to European Regulations, and our leaving the EU will now create great uncertainty about how this will affect families whose relationships break down.
By Naim Qureshi
After a long-running divorce row, the boss of Laura Ashley has been ordered to pay his ex-wife £64m.
By Laura Webster
While it remains a popular misconception that cohabitees have the same rights as married couples/civil partners, the reality is that they are largely unprotected by the current law.
By Laura Webster
The ex-wife of the founder of a popular clothing chain has successfully claimed against her husband's assets some 10 years after pronouncement of Decree Absolute.
By Laura Webster
The highly unusual decision in the recent case of Owens v Owens, has served as a reminder of the Respondent's right to defend a Petition for divorce, and the Court's power to reject a Petition based on unreasonable behaviour...
By Sally Morse
By Sally Morse
The Court of Appeal has held that where a contract of employment lacks a provision for when notice of termination takes effect, it is effective from when the employee personally takes delivery of the letter containing notice.
By Anna Ferro
This morning, the Supreme Court has ruled on whether a father should have been fined for taking his daughter out of school for a family holiday during term-time.
By Colin Smith
Alongside announcing that it is looking to sell its margarine business that includes the Flora and Stork brands, Unilever has stated that its dual-listing structure is under review.
By Sally Morse
Policies on clothes and the wearing of religious items is a contentious area.
By James Simpson
The 2017 Budget announcement was heavily criticised for the tax hike on 'entrepreneurial', self-employed workers, who make up 15% of the workforce.
By Karen Woodison
An overwhelming majority of respondents to the consultation (including ourselves) opposed the proposals but it seems likely that the Ministry of Justice will be pushing on regardless.
By Laura Webster
More and more we encounter situations where a grandparent is denied access to their grandchild following the divorce/relationship breakdown of the child's parents, or as a result of a family dispute.