A survey by the family lawyers group Resolution brought home how little the general public understood the divorce process. And this despite the fact that getting on for half of all new marriages will end in divorce. According to the survey, nearly half of respondents believed getting divorced would involve a court case. A further finding was that 40% of respondents thought divorce could never be without conflict.
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The high profile dispute involving the 2010 winner of the BBC TV show The Apprentice highlights how important it is to clearly set out the nature of the role for which an individual is being employed.
Stella English, the winner of the 2010 The Apprentice, was awarded a job within one of the Alan Sugar businesses but subsequently claimed constructive dismissal on the grounds that the role was a non-job, despite being paid a salary of £100,000 a year. However, the Employment
We are pleased to announce that we have successfully secured a contract to be able to offer legally aided services to clients in family related matters as from 10th April 2013.
As reported in our news feature “Legal Aid in Family Disputes”, there have been wide-ranging changes introduced since 1 April 2013 which will have a significant effect on those who will now be eligible for legal aid.
1 Those involved in care related proceedings will remain eligible for legal aid, regardless of their financial circumstances.
Dear Jacqui and colleagues
John and I would like to thank you for the efficiency with which you dealt with our recent house sale (March 2013). You detailed the processes involved clearly from the very beginning, including the expected costs, so we knew exactly where we stood, and we were particularly impressed with communication with your office, both by email and by phone. We received email responses to our questions within minutes of sending them, and phone calls were returned as efficiently. At no
The recent high profile case of a politician’s ex-wife highlighted two points: firstly, that it is unwise to trust friends with information that you would rather remained confidential and second that, contrary to accepted opinion, revenge is anything but sweet.
The extraordinary revelations in the recent Vicky Pryce case demonstrated that only
The issue of sexual harassment in the workplace has come to the fore in recent weeks as the Liberal Democrat party has been rocked by allegations concerning its former President Lord Rennard. Without commenting on this particular story in any way, it is clear that sexual harassment in the workplace is totally unacceptable. But understanding what constitutes sexual
If you haven’t yet made a will or are thinking of updating your existing Will, here is the perfect solution, and you can contribute to our local hospital at the same time!
From 22 to 26 April 2013 we at Bendall and Sons have agreed to waive our usual fee for a standard Will, or for updating an existing Will, in return for a donation to Addenbrooke’s Charitable
The recent case of the two young lovers whose amorous emails to each other were mistakenly copied to the wider world emphasises all too clearly why firms need an “email, internet and social media use” policy for all members of staff. While it’s easy to laugh at what happened, firms should bear in mind the possible ramifications.
Legal aid (public funding) has always ensured that those on low incomes are not deprived of access to legal advice by reason only of their inability to pay for a solicitor. This has proven invaluable to the many people who found themselves involved in a breakdown of a relationship where access to specialist advice from a family solicitor was desperately needed.