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A guide to the different types of business structure in the UK.

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A Pro Guide To Keeping Your Divorce Calm And Civil

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Going through a divorce is one of life’s most emotionally wrenching events. That’s a statement that’ll come as no surprise to those of us who’ve parted ways with a spouse. But what might surprise you is just how many emotions the experience can pull on, and they’re often the same ones felt during a bereavement according to Linda Lamb, who’s been a solicitor since 1995 and is director of LSL Family Law. But it’s anger that we’re talking to Lamb about below. From how emotionally and financially damaging your rage can be during proceedings, to measures you can take to [...]

Woman files for divorce from husband who is ‘too kind’ and helps with housework

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A woman in the UAE applied for a divorce because her husband doesn’t argue with her A woman said she endured a ‘year of hell’ in a ‘cruel free’ marriage to a man who helped with the housework and showered her with gifts. She filed for divorce at the Shariah court in Fujairah, the UAE, complaining she was ‘chocked’ by his ‘extreme love and affection’. The husband was so kind he even went on a strict diet and exercise regime that left him with a broken leg when she told him off for gaining weight. But this did not please [...]

Divorce Anger is Normal But Sometimes Hard To Shake

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Two examples of divorce anger:   Example #1: She leaves him. His side: “I came home one day and my wife told me she didn’t want to be married anymore. I was completely shocked and upset. I can’t believe she would just turn on me like that.” Her side: “I tried to talk to my husband about how unhappy I/we were for years. I begged him to go to therapy. We tried it once and he was completely closed off and not interested in continuing. I felt like I was living alone for 5 years, so I moved on.” What [...]

Tech startups attract record $6.7bn in foreign investment

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British tech companies have attracted more foreign investment in the past seven months than in the whole of 2018, racking up $6.7bn (£5.5bn) in funding. More than half of that amount came from US and Asian investors. As such, the UK is now receiving more non-domestic capital, per capita, than the US, according to data released today by Tech Nation and Dealroom for the government’s Digital Economy Council. Stellar rounds for billion-dollar companies such as Checkout, Deliveroo and Oaknorth helped to boost the sector to attract an average of $1bn per month from both foreign and domestic investors – one [...]

Divorce Made Me a Better Parent – SheKnows

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Maybe it was when the kids were playing in our small living room — the sound of LEGOs clicking together and their little voices discussing important matters of the pretend game they were playing. Their imaginations created whole new worlds, in which Barbies danced around LEGO creations; their minds were so free. Or perhaps it was the wide smiles and clear eyes that the kids started wearing on a near-constant basis. Perhaps it was the giggles, the laughter, the adventuresome spirits they carried with them. Whatever it was, it didn’t take long after separating from my ex-husband for me to [...]

Five areas of employment law small businesses must be aware of

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Reform special guardianship to protect and support children and carers, says new review – Family Law…

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Home > News ‘SGOs provide children with a safe, permanent home,’ concludes review A call for significant changes to Special Guardianship Orders (SGOs) includes ensuring family members who might become carers have direct experience of looking after the child before the court order is made. A new research review shows that SGOs provide children with a safe, permanent home with family members when the court decides they cannot live with their birth parents. Nevertheless, local authorities and the courts face major challenges in providing special guardians with adequate preparation and support for the long-term consequences of this life-changing responsibility, leading [...]

Report calls for reform to special guardianship to protect and support children and carers – Family …

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A recent report calls for significant changes to Special Guardianship Orders (SGOs), which includes ensuring family members who might become carers have direct experience of looking after the child before the court order is made. The review was commissioned by the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory in response to the Court of Appeal’s call for authoritative, evidence-based guidance for the use of SGOs.  It was led by Dr John Simmonds from CoramBAAF and Professor Judith Harwin from Lancaster University. The review shows that SGOs provide children with a safe, permanent home with family members when the court decides they cannot live [...]

Leading a successful startup

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