Employment Tribunal rules bus driver sacked over minor traffic offence was unfairly dismissed

27 Jun 2017

An Employment Tribunal has ruled that a UK bus driver who was sacked over a minor road traffic offence was unfairly dismissed by his employer.

Estranged lovers in legal battle over St Lucia development

26 Jun 2017

A former couple have become embroiled in a row over the luxury home they created together in the Caribbean.

CML revises buy-to-let lending forecast amid ‘lopsided’ market concerns

26 Jun 2017

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has revised its forecasts for buy-to-let lending amid ongoing concerns that the mortgage market has become ‘lopsided’ in recent months.

Russian millionaire fighting for reduced payout in High Court divorce battle

26 Jun 2017

A man is fighting to have his former wife’s “over generous” divorce payout reduced after the High Court ruled that the sum should be retrospectively increased.

Britons saving record amount of IHT through charitable donations in Wills

23 Jun 2017

New research suggests that Britons are saving a record amount of Inheritance Tax (IHT) by leaving money to charitable causes in their Wills.

Domestic violence reforms feature in this week’s Queen Speech

22 Jun 2017

Plans to provide greater support for the victims of domestic violence have been confirmed as remaining part of the Government’s legislative programme.

Late payments crisis has worsened in past year, study suggests

22 Jun 2017

One in ten small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) believe that their experiences with late payments have worsened over the past year, a new study reveals.

Woman “pushed out” of Council job was unfairly dismissed, Tribunal rules

20 Jun 2017

An Employment Tribunal has ruled that a former Council worker who claimed to have been “pushed out” of her job was victimised and unfairly dismissed.

Mortgage lending up year-on-year

19 Jun 2017

The latest data published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has revealed that mortgage lending rose substantially year-on-year among first-time buyers and home-movers in April.

How to prove your civil partnership has irretrievably broken down

19 Jun 2017

Ending a relationship is never easy, but with the right advice and a great support network around you, you can make some of the hardest times a less problematic affair.