Author: Mackrell Turner Garrett Solicitors in London

Divorce rates for newlyweds half in last 25 years

According to new research, the number of newlywed couples divorcing after three years of marriage has dropped by half over the last 25 years.

Lack of legal advice costing SMEs billions every year, says study

UK SMEs are losing more than £13.6 billion each year because they are failing to seek professional legal advice, a study has revealed.

Directors banned for Companies Act violation

Three directors of a credit union company have been banned under the Companies Act 2006 for infringement of regulatory rules, a report has revealed.

Record investment poured into UK start-ups, says study

According to a recent study, large organisations invested more than £102 billion in UK SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) over the last four years.

Sports Direct employment agency files for insolvency

Transline Group, the employment agency which provides staff to Sports Direct, is preparing for insolvency as it continues to struggle to find investment. The agency said it was suffering from “tighter margins in the recruitment industry”, but would protect its “business, employees and customers”. It filed its “notice of intention to appoint an administrator” at…
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Male police officer wins sex discrimination case

A male police officer has won a “strikingly unfair” sex discrimination case, after a female police chief criticised the “macho culture” of his unit.

Woman wins £10,500 pay-out at sex discrimination Tribunal

A UK woman who brought legal action against the boss of a pharmaceutical company on grounds of sex discrimination has been awarded £10,500 by a Tribunal.

UK landlords plagued by increasing number of tenants ‘abandoning’ rented properties

An increasing number of UK landlords are seeing tenants abandon their rented properties prior to the end of tenancy agreements – leaving unwanted costs and complications behind.

Single father surrogacy case could lead to change in the law

A single father who was told he had no legal rights over his surrogate son has won a landmark ruling from England’s top family judge.

Midlands landlord sentenced after letting out garden ‘bungalow’

Mukhtiar Chhokar – a landlord based near Birmingham – has been ordered to pay more than £14,000 in legal costs after allowing tenants to live in an upgraded outbuilding.