First compensation order made against disqualified director

For the first time, a disqualified director has been ordered to repay more than £500,000 to creditors after a landmark insolvency case.

Women in leadership positions more likely to divorce than men, study reveals

Women in leadership positions are more likely to get a divorce than those in the general population, a major study has revealed.

Co-op staff launch equal pay claim

Hundreds of Co-op shop floor staff have launched an equal pay claim against the firm.

GDPR helps drive record investment in UK cybersecurity

Recent figures published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport show that the cybersecurity industry is now worth an estimated £8.3 billion, compared to £5.7 billion in 2017, an increase of 46 per cent.

Cross-party parliamentary group calls for inheritance tax reform

An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has urged the Government to reform the inheritance tax (IHT) system.

Divorce applications get digital touch

Family law professionals can now make an application for a divorce online on behalf of clients to reduce delays in proceedings.

Guitar manufacturer fined £4.5 million for price fixing

Fender, the USA based manufacturer of musical instruments has been fined £4.5 million for flouting corporate competition laws following an investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

UK house prices rise at record rate

House prices in the UK have risen at the fastest rate on record over the festive period.

How will new civil partnership laws affect Wills and IHT?

Heterosexual couples in England and Wales are now able to enter a civil partnership, following the introduction of new laws on 31 December 2019.

Government urges Councils to prioritise adoption

The Government are urging councils to prioritise adoption practices to ensure that potential adoptive families are not wrongly turned down from providing a stable loving home to vulnerable young people.