Video-witnessed wills legislation extended During the pandemic, the government introduced legislation allowing the witnessing of wills over Skype and Zoom. Earlier this week, the government announced an extension of this legislation until January 2024. For Dominic Raab MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, the extension came as a 'common sense measure', giving [...]
Family Mediation Week 17- 21 January 2022 The Family Mediation Council is launching Family Mediation Week on 17 to 21 January 2022. This is an opportunity to raise awareness of family mediation and of the benefits it can bring to separating families. The aim is to let more people know about the benefits of family [...]
A number of conveyancing forms have been launched to increase the amount of property information available. Read on to learn more about new conveyancing forms.
The government has introduced new legislation for carers. It has resulted from a consultation, that recognised the challenge of work and caring responsibilities.
In 2019, the government committed to supporting flexible working and is introducing measures to help ‘make flexible working the default’ within reason.
The events of the last year have of course given rise to well-documented stories of personal tragedy and hardship. However, there has been one unintended consequence of the situation that has started to receive more attention as we progressively move towards a more normal time. Official figures have shown that gross savings as a proportion [...]