June 2019 / 26 posts found

PIA wins part of case which cost £20 million in UK litigation – Geo News

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File photo  LONDON: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has won part of a long-running case at the London High Court after three judges unanimously found that the PIA acted lawfully and its actions didn’t amount to unlawful duress when it terminated the old contract with a PIA’s sales agents in the autumn of 2012. The case, overall, has cost the airliner more than £20 million in litigation that continued for about 9 years. According to a copy of the judgment available with Geo News, the Court of Appeal last week overturned an earlier finding from the High Court in June 2017 […]

Children of divorce are less likely to attend college, but not necessarily because of financial reas…

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The emotional fallout of divorce may be preventing many children from attending college. Students were 10.6% less likely to be admitted to a university if they were between the ages of 13 and 18 when their parents divorced, according to a new working paper from researchers at National Chinan University and National Taiwan University. Read more: This one thing in your marriage increases the risk of divorce by 33% The researchers analyzed a sample of one million siblings in Taiwan to study how divorce affects educational attainment. Money wasn’t the prevailing reason behind why children of divorce were less likely […]

King’s Cross has become London’s biggest, buzziest tech hub

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Can Sir Philip Green save his retail empire?

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Topshop has “lost appeal”, say retail analysts High Street retail chain Arcadia claims to be in serious trouble, facing what it calls “significant liquidity issues”. The answer, it believes, is a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), a series of proposals to its creditors. But critics say it raises as many questions as it answers and fails to address key branding and operational problems in the company. Arcadia, owned by Lady Tina Green, the wife of chairman Sir Philip Green, says sales in its stores open more than a year fell 9% in 2018-19. Earnings this […]

Helping Your Child Cope With Divorce: What Every Dad Should Know

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No matter how old your child is, it’s important that you take the time to talk with them about your divorce and to spend time helping them cope. May 27, 2019 by Jeffrey Leving Leave a Comment — One of the most difficult parts of separating from your partner is seeing your child in pain. While it’s normal for divorcing couples to feel sad, angry, or frustrated, it’s important to remember that children involved in a divorce also feel incredible amounts of anxiety and pain. Even if divorce has been imminent, your child may feel blindsided by the separation. This […]

Irish voters back loosening divorce laws

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A voter’s ballot paper to be used in Ireland’s 2019 referendum on changing the current Dissolution of Marriage bill (divorce bill) | Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images More than 82 percent supported amending the constitution’s tough rules on divorce. By Sarah Wheaton 5/26/19, 1:34 PM CET Irish voters have overwhelmingly backed easing the country’s divorce requirements in a referendum, as part of a wider push to liberalize Ireland’s social policies in recent years. More than 82 percent supported amending the constitution’s rules on divorce, according to a final vote tally announced Sunday. The government has said it would introduce legislation […]