As part of the Autumn statement last year, Chancellor George Osborne made the announcement that major changes affecting whiplash personal injury claims were to be implemented by the government. The impetus behind the proposed changes is to tackle what is believed to be a ‘compensation culture’ sweeping the UK. The changes are largely backed by the insurance industry.… Read More »
Consensus Collaboration Scotland, an organisation dedicated to helping couples divorce in as collaborative, amicable and friendly a manner as possible, has urged separating couples to think about the potential consequences of posting details on social media. Social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and Snap Chat are hugely popular. However, a spur of the moment post… Read More »
A recent case has demonstrated the reasons why separating couples should officially end their relationship with divorce. Joy Williams, a 69-year-old grandmother, lived with her partner Norman Martin for 18 years before his death from a heart attack in 2012.
It is feared that over 2000 divorces will be affected by the Government’s online divorce form fault. The fault on ‘Form E’ was only discovered in December last year and had been available on the Government’s website since at least April 2014. This form can be used by a separating couple to calculate their financial settlements.
The latest data released by the Office for National Statistics has revealed that divorce rates are at their lowest level for 40 years. The end of World War II in 1945 and the liberation of divorce law through the Divorce Reform Act of 1971 saw divorce rates sharply rise, and there has been a steady increase in divorces… Read More »
Sec 138 Indian Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 Procedure to Serve Notice: 01) It is really a catastrophic nightmare to the Holder of the Dishonoured Cheque more so when the Drawer absconded, whereabouts unknown, left no assets. With the fond hope of recovery, the hapless puzzled victim, the Payee runs wary of various places at least to complete the… Read More »
This January marks the first anniversary of Scotland’s historic first same-sex marriages. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 that made these weddings possible showed that family law is beginning to catch up with societal attitudes. However, there is still a lot of work to do.
Collection Charges: 01) It is quite often argued when the Payee or Holder in due course or Holder for value or Holder hereinafter referred to as Payee for brevity presents a cheque for collection dishonoured, the Collecting Banker slaps Collection Charges on each and every presentation, an additional levy, at his no fault, on the crippled victim in… Read More »
Given the new globalisation effects in modern societies and the consequences of the financial crisis, EU adopted a new approach towards immigration policy. This European policy intends to establish bilateral and multilateral agreements with EU neighbours and other countries presenting immigration flows towards the EU, in order to benefit the human capital from the countries concerned.
Finance ministers and Central Bank governors of European Union Member States debated during the last informal Economic and Financial ECOFIN Council of September 17, the current condition of the economy and the situation in sovereign bond markets. The debate on the European Union’s financial stability was also attended by representatives of European financial oversight authorities. The working session… Read More »