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Netflix’s Squid Games highlights parent and child relationship issues

In Episode 2 of Squid Games, Netflix’s acclaimed South Korean survival drama, Seong Gi-Hun was left feeling unimportant in his daughter’s life as he wasn’t able to contribute financially for...
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London Trocadero (2015) LLP v Picturehouse Cinemas Ltd

The government’s recent announcement, that it intends to introduce a binding arbitration scheme for commercial landlords and tenants dealing with the issue of rent arrears following the COVID-19 crisis, has...
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Taylor Walton helping start-ups get started

Following a successful career with an employer, taking the decision to create your own business is a big step and not one to be taken lightly. This was the situation...
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Pensions on divorce – inequality between men and women and some eye opening statistics

Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research (MICRA), has recently published a report in respect to pension sharing on divorce. The report concludes that pension sharing on divorce could have a substantial...
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Ground Rents – What does Countryside Properties’ withdrawal of fees mean for leaseholders in the UK?

Countryside Properties has become the latest housebuilder to announce its intention to scrap the "unfair" contract terms that saw the ground rents of its leaseholders double every 10 to 15...
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Parenting after Divorce

When two people get married so much preparation goes in to thinking about the wedding, the vows you make to one another and your future life together. You can spend...
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Opportunities for Innovation: the UK Housing Landscape

As the Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday fades into distant memory and stamp duty rates and everyday life return to “normal”, where are the opportunities for investors, developers and homeowners...
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White Lotus – short marriages and prenuptial agreements

Any fans of the HBO satirical comedy White Lotus, the series that exposes the lives of mostly privileged, rich Americans on holiday in Hawaii, will have been unsurprised when Rachel’s...
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Keep your Will current or your loved ones may pay the price

A social media post by former Eastenders star Tamzin Outhwaite, made it clear recently just how much of a mistake it could be to not keep your Will up to...
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Summer Holidays – Child Contact

With the school summer holidays starting this week in England, one thing that is on everybody’s mind is the long awaited summer break. Whether you are spending it at home...
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Michael Gove and Sarah Vine separate after 20 years of marriage

Cabinet Office Minister, Michael Gove and his wife, Sarah Vine have recently announced their agreement to separate and are said to be in the latter stages of finalising their divorce. ...
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Matt Hancock – Kiss and Tell

We will all have seen the news that hit the headlines this weekend. Matt Hancock resigned from his position as Health Secretary following the leak of CCTV footage, which showed...