The UK has traditionally had a confused and uncertain relationship with prenuptial agreements. However, cases such as Radmacher v. Granatino – which gave a prenuptial agreement heavy evidential weight – have indicated that the British courts are much more open to enforcing a prenup than in years gone by.
The process of buying a home is notoriously expensive. However, it’s not just the property price, the mortgage fees and the Stamp Duty that need to be factored in to budgets.
There’s no easy answer to this question, as most divorces have a large number of moving parts. Property and the family home, any business assets, pensions and investments are just a few of the things that will be taken into account.
You may have heard of “the Waitrose Effect” i.e. the impact that living close to a premium brand supermarket can have on house prices in the area.
The early morning runs, aching limbs and blisters won’t stop Craig Aikman who is determined to run the London Marathon in aid Wooden Spoon, the children’s charity of rugby.
The latest figures released by Bacs Payment Schemes Limited have shown that the true cost of late payments to small businesses in the UK is now around £2.16 billion.
Civil partnerships are a relatively new addition to the landscape of legal relationships. It’s only since 2005 that couples in the UK have been able to give notice of the intention to form a civil partnership.
Families can be challenging at the best of times. And when you’re working together in the family business – or dividing up interests - it’s very easy for tempers to flare and professional working relationships to be overcome by old sibling rivalries and resentments.
Delays and late performance under a contract can be enormously frustrating. Maybe a payment deadline has been missed or another business you’ve been working with has failed to deliver goods or services.
Lisa Hollamby who works in the firm’s conveyancing department has written a poem which has been chosen by Blackpool and Fylde College to feature on their showcase video below.