News and Updates2017-09-27T11:19:28+01:00

Video-witnessed wills legislation extended

January 20th, 2022|

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 [...]

Family Mediation Week 17- 21 January 2022

December 22nd, 2021|

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 [...]

Government Introduces New Cyber Laws

December 17th, 2021|

The UK government introduced the PSTI, the law requires digital tech businesses to ensure they meet new cyber security standards. Read on for more details.

The Age Of Digital Divorce

October 15th, 2021|

Covid-19 all our lives online. Divorce proceedings were no exception. Although many in-person services have now resumed, digital divorces remain the way forward.

Excess Money-Gifting

April 29th, 2021|

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 [...]

A Fond Farewell to Valued Colleagues & Friends

April 21st, 2021|

A Fond Farewell to Valued Colleagues & Friends Outstanding contribution. Time stands still for nobody and that truism is confirmed as we announce the retirement of two SRB colleagues and friends, Iain Leslie and [...]

Family Mediation Week | 18th-22nd January 2021

January 20th, 2021|

Family Mediation Week | 18th-22nd January 2021 Taking place from 18-22 January 2021, Family Mediation Week aims to raise awareness of mediation and how it can help separating families manage their issues collaboratively and productively. [...]

Settlement Agreements and Furlough

July 15th, 2020|

As the end of Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme approaches fast (31st October 2020), we focus here on the option that employers have of using a settlement agreement in order to manage their workforce requirements [...]

No-fault Divorces in England and Wales

June 11th, 2020|

No-fault Divorces in England and Wales The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill has passed in the House of Commons. Under the proposed law, the reason for Divorce will be simplified to the marriage has [...]

The Co-Parent Hub

May 20th, 2020|

The Co-Parent Hub The Hub is a resource for parents created by Children and Family CourtAdvisory and Support Service (Cafcass), The Ministry of Justice and OnePlusOne.  Parents can find information about Separated Parents Information Programme [...]