In his first Autumn Budget, the Chancellor agreed to double the investment limit of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), but said the rules surrounding tax relief would be tightened, leaving investors with a combination of changes to consider.
The Government are looking at the impact of potential forensic toxicology manipulation at two major test result centres, in a case that may have affected thousands of family court proceedings between 2010 and 2014.
Divorcing partners who were forced to pay the higher rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) when buying a new house may have been given a pass in the Chancellor’s latest financial update, according to a report in the Telegraph.
Mothers and fathers who attempt to turn their kids against the other parent could permanently lose access to their children, under a new scheme currently being trialled by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass).
The Institute of Legacy Management (ILM) has voiced concerns that a recent consultation into updating Wills legislation for the digital age has failed to address the “considerable” impact that modern technology is already having on Will-writing.