"Four out of five people say children should come first in divorce" Today is the start of Resolution's Family Dispute Resolution Week to raise awareness and promote the benefits of alternatives to court for separating and divorcing couples. http://www.resolution.org.uk/news-list.asp?page_id=228&page=1&n_id=190 Here is the link to Resolution's new handbook: Separating Together: Your options for Divorce and Separation. [...]
Richmond & Twickenham Property Bucking The National Trend It seems that hardly a week goes by without more gloomy economic news breaking. But if there is one piece of silver lining emerging from behind the financial storm clouds, perhaps it could be that the property market in Richmond and Twickenham is escaping many of the [...]
New Collaborative Lawyers and Mediators service A new leaflet has been made available, which offers specialist advice on divorce and separations to help reduce conflicts. For further details on any of the issues mentioned below, please call Lisa Broddle on 020 8891 6141.
Employment Law Reform The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has today announced various proposals to reform Employment Law. In particular, focusing on how to simplify, and clarify, the process of ending the employment relationship. Consultation commences today on settlement agreements, the cap on unfair dismissal awards and further streamlining of the Employment Tribunal. For further information [...]
Residence and Contact Order changes proposed The government has published draft Family Justice legislation for scrutiny, which could form part of a larger package of children and family legislation changes, including Residence and Contact Orders being replaced by child arrangements orders. For more details on the proposals, and how they could affect you and your family, please contact [...]