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Commercial Property: Government set to extend commercial eviction ban

The Government is set to extend the commercial eviction ban, according to a report in The Times.

Record growth and investment in UK cyber security despite coronavirus pandemic

The UK’s cyber security sector attracted “record investment” last year despite the Covid-19 pandemic, a major study has revealed.

Property: Stamp Duty holiday could be extended by six weeks

Recent reports have indicated that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is considering a six-week extension of the stamp duty holiday.

EFL Squad Salary Cap scrapped after independent arbitration panel review

Salary wage caps for English Football League (EFL) clubs have been scrapped following a ruling by an independent arbitration panel, it has been announced.

The seven-year inheritance tax rule, explained

Inheritance Tax is a complicated subject. From gifts and trusts to thresholds and reliefs, working out how much tax you might leave behind is no easy feat.

Divorce enquiries “increased by 93 per cent” during first national lockdown, official figures reveal

Divorce enquires increased by more than 90 per cent during the first national lockdown compared to the previous year, a major study has revealed.

MP calls for bereavement reforms to support grieving families

More than 92,000 people have called for bereavement reforms which could speed up and simplify end-of-life account closure processes.

Private debt lending is an increasingly “valuable” source of finance for UK businesses

Private debt lending has grown significantly since 2008 and is becoming an increasingly “valuable” source of finance for businesses.

New guide to help divorcing couples understand pension rights in divorce

A charity has urged divorcing couples to consider how their pensions will be split before agreeing to a financial settlement.

New Model Tenancy Agreement prevents blanket ban on pets

A new standard tenancy agreement will make it easier for tenants with pets to find rented accommodation, the Government has announced.