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Mental health in the workplace – what employers can do

Posted on: 30 Jul 2021

After a year where everyone has had their awareness of mental health raised to new levels, we are now starting to understand just how important the mental well-being of workers is and how much it can impact the efficiency (and reputation) of your business.   As an employer, you have a legal obligation to ensure your team is physically […]

Five things your family lawyer wants you to know before you see them

Posted on: 27 Jul 2021

The divorce process is never easy, no matter how amicable the separation. Regardless of how reasoned a divorce decision is, you will still need to involve the legal profession to put your decision through the courts to finalise the split. If a marriage breakdown is acrimonious then the situation is complicated further, especially if there […]

What is Alternative Dispute Resolution?

Posted on: 26 Jul 2021

If you run your own business then there’s a good chance that at some point in your career you may encounter a business dispute. It could be anything from a design copyright infringement to invoice payment and billing conflicts. However, not all business disputes have to end up in front of a judge, and there […]

Your most asked LPA questions

Posted on: 22 Jul 2021

As much as we don’t want to think about our later years and what may happen, it’s vital for your peace of mind and for your family that you make sure provisions are made in case you can no longer make decisions for yourself. It could be a dementia diagnosis, a debilitating medical condition like […]

Divorcing later in life

Posted on: 19 Jul 2021

As co-habiting rather than marriage becomes the norm among younger generations, the number of divorces in the over 60s has suddenly started to climb. Couples who married very young in the 1970s have stayed together for longer because, for years, divorce was not only frowned upon but was a difficult and lengthy process too. It’s […]

Buying a property at auction: what you need to know

Posted on: 07 Jul 2021

Buying a property at auction is exciting, exhilarating, and just a little bit scary. There’s an opportunity to pick up a real bargain (as long as someone doesn’t start bidding against you), , it’s an instant purchase, and once you’ve bought your property it’s yours to do with as you wish (subject to any restrictions […]

Will your Family Trust do what you expect it to do?

Posted on: 28 Jun 2021

Since the Government made the promise to reform the funding of elderly care in July 2019, families have paid out in excess of £14 billion or £21 million every single day. This is not surprising when you consider that the average cost of a care home is £6,000 per month. When someone is taken into […]

Do parents have different rights in the workplace?

Posted on: 23 Jun 2021

Having a new arrival in the family can completely change your whole perspective on life. Suddenly, this little bundle of joy is not only the centre of your world, but it pushes other aspects of your life to one side as well, including work. With so many people reconsidering their work/life balance not just because […]

Managing long covid in the workplace

Posted on: 21 Jun 2021

The long-term effects of covid-19 will be felt for years to come. The pandemic has changed so much about our everyday lives, from how we work to how we interact with one another. For those who have suffered from covid-19 infections, many are still feeling the effects daily due to what is known as ‘long […]

What is a clean break order?

Posted on: 15 Jun 2021

A ‘clean break’ is a phrase often used by individuals after a divorce. A clean break with the past, a clean break financially, a clean break from what may have been a toxic relationship. But the phrase also has legal precedence, and a ‘clean break’ order can make a big difference later on, especially if […]

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