Conscious Uncoupling: Growing Apart and Divorcing Successfully

2022-03-21T14:58:01+00:00March 26th, 2014|

What is Conscious Uncoupling? The term Conscious Uncoupling has come to the attention of the world this week following the announcement that Cold Play front man, Chris Martin, and actress, Gwyneth Paltrow, plan to separate. Admittedly the terminology may be regarded as rather “Californian” for us here in the UK, however, Stone Rowe Brewer LLP’s [...]

Time to spring clean your investment strategy

2022-03-21T16:20:35+00:00March 20th, 2014|

Spring clean your investment strategy The Budget was full of some unexpected good news for pensioners and savers, as Stone Rowe Brewer LLP Partner Pauline Lawson explains. "Whilst we await the details of the new rules on accessing pension savings, each of us can increase our investment in ISA's from £11,800 to £15,000 from 1st [...]

Significant changes to the family justice system announced

2022-03-21T16:11:40+00:00March 18th, 2014|

Changes to the family justice system announced Today marks a significant step forward in reforming the family justice system, as new legislation has received the Royal seal of approval. Legislation to reform the system has recently been making its way through Parliament as part of the Children and Families Bill. Today this Bill received Royal [...]

Greater clarity on pre-nuptial reforms and financial needs

2022-03-21T15:29:26+00:00March 5th, 2014|

Changes to pre-nuptial reforms and financial needs clarity It is hoped that the Law Commission’s recent recommendations regarding changes to pre-nuptial agreements will provide greater clarity for many married couples on separation. The report, Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements, which was released on February 27th, makes two key recommendations. The first is that ‘qualifying nuptial agreements’ [...]

Employment Law: Compensatory Award

2022-03-21T15:17:10+00:00March 3rd, 2014|

Compensatory Employee Award Increased The maximum compensatory award an employee may receive, in the Employment Tribunal, for unfair dismissal has increased to £86,444 or 52 weeks gross salary whichever is the lower as of 6 April 2019. Should you have any employment-related enquiries please contact James Macdonald or Michael Latner in our employment team by [...]