Justice Committee’s recommendation welcomed by cycling campaigners

22 May 2018

A recommendation by the Justice Select Committee, looking into the Government’s proposals to increase the small claims limit for personal injuries, has been welcomed by Cycling UK.

Property Ombudsman’s report highlights increase in complaints

21 May 2018

Complaints to The Property Ombudsman (TPO) increased by 3 per cent in 2017. That is according to the findings of its annual report.

Hundreds of special guardians receive backpay following ombudsman investigation

21 May 2018

A council’s special guardian policy left hundreds of families “out of pocket”, according to a new report.

Inheritance Tax advantages for married couples

18 May 2018

With reports of the royal wedding dominating headlines this week, there is a strong focus on marriage across the press and the media. But experts are reminding Britons that while most people marry for love, tying the knot also enables

Prison sentence for director who moved money from insolvent company

17 May 2018

A director has been convicted of fraud after attempting to move some £125,000 from his insolvent company.

Property tycoon’s wife fails to increase divorce settlement of £51.4 million

16 May 2018

Camilla Versteegh, the ex-wife of property magnate Gerard Versteegh, has failed in her attempt to get her High Court divorce settlement increased.

Employers urged to be more flexible with understanding of religious beliefs

15 May 2018

Equalities Minister Victoria Atkins is warning businesses to be more understanding about the religious beliefs of their employees ahead of new official guidance that will crack down on ‘non-secular intolerance’.

Homebuyers opting for longer fixed-term mortgage deals

15 May 2018

A new analysis of mortgage approvals suggests that British homeowners are increasingly opting for longer fixed-term deals.

Resolution calls for radical IHT reform

11 May 2018

In recent days, prominent think tank Resolution has called for a radical new system to replace the UK’s existing Inheritance Tax (IHT) regime, amid concerns that more needs to be done to tackle intergenerational inequality.

Figures show record number of underpaid workers

10 May 2018

The number of underpaid workers in the UK has more than doubled since the year 2016/17, according to official figures.