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March 2018 Newswire  

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Hethertons Services for You and Your Family

Our aim is to keep you up to date with ideas and information that will help you gain the best possible advantages in working with us. This newswire will be sent regularly to help achieve this aim, and we hope you enjoy reading them.

  Our advice on getting divorced


Hethertons’ Family team has produced a series of videos on the divorce process.

In a series of short films, Director Simon Nellar looks at what the process involves and highlights some of the issues that people need to be aware of.

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  Local parents receive legal advice on returning to work


The closing days of February saw parents from York and the surrounding area attending a seminar hosted by Avocado Events and featuring Hethertons’ own David Scott.

The seminar was aimed at local parents returning to work following parental leave and David Scott, a Senior Associate within our Employment Law team, was on hand to offer professional legal advice.

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  Property is the way forward for young people


New research has shown that more young people are investing in property, with some choosing the option of bricks and mortar over more traditional methods of planning for the future, such as pensions.

The study by Commercial Trust looked at the year-on-year number of applications for buy-to-let mortgages and found there to have been a significant rise in both the 20 to 29 and the 30 to 39 age brackets.

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  Local MP calls on Government to reject York’s Local Plan


A York MP has called on the Government to take action and reject the draft for the city’s Local Plan.

The Labour MP for York Central, Rachael Maskell, made the plea during a Parliamentary debate on homelessness, as she claimed the present draft “seriously undercut” the number of new homes that York needed to tackle the issues of affordability within the area.

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  Proposal to ban pension cold-calling by June


June looks set to be the month when the long-awaited ban on pension cold-calling comes into force.

The Government has issued the deadline as an amendment to its Financial Guidance and Claims Bill and if the regulations are not in place by then, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Esther McVey, will be called before Parliament to explain why.

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