Keep it in the family

Party politics apart, the spat between prime minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg on the subject of family values raises some interesting points. A balanced view may well lie somewhere in the middle of the front bench rhetoric. … Continue reading

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Rights – and wrongs – in inheritance rules

While long overdue and to some extent promising, new Law Commission proposals to allow co-habiting couples the same inheritance law rights as married couples just serve to highlight the glaring anomalies in the system that have yet to be addressed. … Continue reading

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Keep the icicles outdoors this Christmas

’Tis the season to be jolly! Sparkling Christmas trees and illuminated Santas are appearing in windows everywhere and we’re just days away from the holidays. Rather than joy, however, the festive season can generate a frosty chill in the hearts … Continue reading

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The real reasons behind the silver separations surge

  Are infuriating habits like snoring and gunged up topless toothpastes prompting the over 60s to separate in their droves? You would certainly think so if you looked at the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics which reveal … Continue reading

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