Report finds racism still a huge problem in UK workplaces

A new report has found that a significant proportion of minority workers have experienced racial harassment at work in the last five years, with many subjected to unfair treatment by the employer because of their race.

Financial Ombudsman launches new service for small firms

The Financial Ombudsman has launched a new service designed to help even more small firms settle disputes with financial services firms.

Identical twins both forced to pay child support after DNA test

A Brazilian court has ruled that a set of identical twins are both required to pay child support after a paternity test fails to determine who the baby’s father is.

Government plan to axe short-notice evictions

The Government has announced plans to scrap “no-fault evictions” in what is being described as the biggest overhaul for renters in a generation.

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.

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.

Thousands of workers to receive payslip for first time under new laws

More than 300,000 workers will be getting a payslip for the first time this month under new rules that come into effect this week.

Jaguar Land Rover’s intellectual property claim dismissed at Court of Appeal

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) have recently found themselves in court regarding the infringement of another one of their vehicles.

Government has not provided clarity over status of EU citizens post-Brexit, say landlords

A body representing landlords in the UK says that many will be unclear about whether they can let their properties to EU citizens post-Brexit, amid confusion about the arrangements that will be in place.

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.