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Date: 25 Nov 2014

Respect and communication are the keys to a “good” divorce

After a recent survey which showed that the children of divorce are “more likely to drink, fail exams, develop eating disorders and do drugs”, one...

Date: 24 Nov 2014

Extra safeguards for new tax plans

Plans to give HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) direct access to debtors' bank accounts will now include extra legal safeguards, ministers have said.

Date: 21 Nov 2014

Experts call for paternity pay ‘re-think’

Many British fathers are being forced to take paid annual leave to spend time with their newborn children, research shows, with experts raising concerns about...

Date: 20 Nov 2014

Peers approve civil partnerships move

The House of Lords has given the go-ahead to revised laws which will allow same-sex civil partnerships to be converted into marriages.

Date: 19 Nov 2014

Cake Queen to light up Gerrards Cross

The pavements of Gerrards Cross High Street will be transformed into a winter wonderland as the village gears up for the 13th annual Christmas Lights...

Date: 19 Nov 2014

High streets ‘need business rates reform’

The business rates regime is in urgent need of a revamp, according to retail experts, with some high streets struggling under the current system.

Date: 18 Nov 2014

Read the latest real estate law updates now

This edition features new rules affecting private landlords and managing agents with regards the Immigration Act and commentary on the widely reported Youssefi case and...

Date: 18 Nov 2014

Automatic enrolment ‘showing early promise’

The automatic enrolment of workers into pension schemes has so far proven a success, according to an employment group.

Date: 17 Nov 2014

Small businesses issue copyright warning

Copyright collecting societies should be more sensitive when dealing with small businesses, according to a trade body.

Date: 14 Nov 2014

Repossessions ‘hit new record low’

Another spell of weak interest rates pushed the number of property repossessions down to a record low in the third quarter of the year