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February 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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  That’s York TV recognises our support of children’s cancer charity


Hethertons has been interviewed by community TV station That’s York TV, with the piece focusing on our work alongside other local businesses to raise money for Candlelighters.

In total, more than £5,000 was raised for the children’s cancer charity at a fundraising ball held at the end of last year.

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  Family law group says move towards digital divorce is “a step in the right direction”


Family law association Resolution has welcomed tests of a fully digital divorce system.

Details of the new arrangements were outlined by HM Courts and Tribunals Service last month.

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  York MP says exploitation and harassment need to be challenged


A York MP has marked the 100th anniversary of the first British women getting the right to vote by making clear that there is still work to do in tackling gender inequality.

Rachael Maskell, the Labour MP for York Central, spoke out ahead of the centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918.

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  Chancellor calls for a review of Inheritance Tax rules


The Chancellor has asked officials to examine the options for simplifying Inheritance Tax (IHT).

It was revealed last month that Philip Hammond had written directly to the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) and tasked them with reviewing the levy.

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Suggestions that more homes need to be built in York


As many as 1,000 additional homes could be built in York Central under plans outlined as part of proposed changes to the area’s Draft Local Plan.

Officials from City of York Council have indicated that several sites which were previously ruled out for development could once again be considered, as the local authority looks to meet demand.

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