Family Court allows undercover surveillance of family to be heard

18 Aug 2017

The Family Court has allowed a local council to submit evidence on a family gained from a private investigator, it has emerged.


Uninsured start-ups leaving themselves vulnerable to fines

17 Aug 2017

Thousands of UK start-ups are operating illegally by failing to take on employers’ liability (EL) insurance, a new study has revealed.


Resolution raises concerns about new-look divorce form

16 Aug 2017

Changes to the layout of a divorce form – inviting individuals to name the person their spouse has committed adultery with – could lead to greater conflict, experts have warned.


Addison Lee courier should have been classed as a worker, Employment Tribunal finds

15 Aug 2017

Taxi company Addison Lee has lost a recent worker status challenge, after an Employment Tribunal found that one of its cycle couriers should have been classed as a worker as opposed to an independent contractor.


New PRA rules to shake-up mortgage ‘stress tests’ for landlords

14 Aug 2017

Imminent new rules in relation to so-called mortgage ‘stress tests’ will be phased in between now and October 2017, and could make it more difficult for buy-to-let landlords with large portfolios to access new mortgages.


Wife granted decree nisi in £40 million split with football star

14 Aug 2017

The wife of a former Manchester United star has been granted a divorce, after the judge agreed that the marriage had irretrievably broken down.


Worrying number of Britons ignoring Inheritance Tax

11 Aug 2017

A new survey suggests that a worrying number of Britons are ignoring Inheritance Tax (IHT) and have not taken any measures to determine or mitigate their potential liability, despite news that 45,000 UK households were hit with IHT bills in


Banned directors racked up more than £350,000 debt following liquidation

10 Aug 2017

The directors of a demolitions company have been banned from running a limited company for three to seven years after failing to observe a winding up petition. The firm, George Hunter, was placed into liquidation on 20 April 2015 with


Landlord ordered to pay almost £175k in Court

8 Aug 2017

A UK landlord who was found guilty of serious planning offences has been ordered to pay almost £175,000 in Court.


Property price index suggests growth is “in line with expectations”

7 Aug 2017

New research published by one of the UK’s leading mortgage lenders has forecast that Britain’s property market will remain buoyant towards the end of 2017.