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Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill moves closer to royal assent

England and Wales have moved one step closer to ‘no-fault’ divorce as the landmark Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill received its second reading in Parliament this month.

What challenges will employers face as people return to the workplace?

The UK Government has started to gradually ease lockdown measures, with non-essential retail being allowed to re-open, and employers now looking at how to put their return to work plans in place.

Stamp duty: Government relaxing three-year rule for reclaiming surcharge

The Government is relaxing the three-year rule for reclaiming the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge for exceptional circumstances where a property could not be sold during the three-year time limit because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Probate – How does the process work?

The death of a loved one is a difficult time for anyone, and the process of handling their estate may seem overwhelming at first. That’s why we’ve given an overview of how the process of probate works, from start to finish.

Major holiday firms change cancellation and refund policies following CMA action

Major holiday firms have now changed their cancellation and refund policies after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced a review into the sector.

Employers set to receive tools to combat domestic abuse, review reveals

The Government is launching a major review of the quality of support given to domestic abuse survivors in the workplace.

Are employers responsible for commuter safety as people return to work?

The Government announced last month that anyone who is not able to work from home should return to work, with ‘COVID secure’ guidelines being published and people encouraged to avoid public transport where possible.

The number of enquiries about Wills has increased by 70 per cent since lockdown began

The number of people enquiring about creating a Will has increased by 70 per cent since the UK began lockdown measures because of the coronavirus pandemic in March, according to research by the deVere Group.

Inheritance: Will successfully challenged after entire estate left to son

A woman has successfully challenged a Will after her mother left her entire estate to her son, disinheriting her daughter.

Alberto Salazar Appeal To Be Heard At CAS In November

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced that it will hear the appeal between 8-16 November from banned athletics coach Alberto Salazar and endocrinologist Jeffrey Brown.