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Your marriage could suffer due to the strong economy – CNBC

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Adrian Weinbrecht | Getty Images It's no surprise that your likelihood of divorce is somewhat based on your relationship with money. Money is the leading cause of stress in a relationship, according to data from Northwestern Mutual's 2018 Planning & Progress Study. The survey of over 2,000 adults found that 41% of people said financial anxiety impacts their relationship with a spouse or partner. And the more money you have, the more problems you face (or so said the late rapper Notorious B.I.G.). Economic growth rose more than expected in the first quarter of the year, thanks to continuing strength [...]

The lawyer as a counselor – grbj.com

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Most law firms advertise that they boast a roster of attorneys and counselors at law. The second role played by most attorneys, that of counselor, may be the most underappreciated and underutilized value a lawyer can bring to any given client matter. All clients expect their attorney knows the law and can provide advice regarding the liabilities that need to be considered prior to taking a certain course of action. However, true value is added when an attorney provides counsel regarding whether a particular course of action is advisable. Two of the most popular topics about which attorneys receive questions [...]

Employers must take gender pay gap seriously or risk costly litigation | theHRD – The HR Director Ma…

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Contributor: David Scott | Published: 31 May 2019 David Scott 1 June 2019 It has been over 43 years since the first equal pay legislation came into force, yet there continues to be a failure to pay men and woman equally for the work that they do. Contributor David Scott, Senior Associate Solicitor – Hethertons Solicitors. Employers are being urged to invest in gender pay gap studies to ensure that they do not expose themselves to an expensive tribunal case. The requirement for larger companies (with 250 employees or more) to publish their gender pay gap has confirmed not only [...]

How To Tell Friends And Family About The Divorce Process & End Of Your Marriage | Hello Divorce …

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Divorce happens. A lot. Yet it's still hard to share the "news." Divorce is hard. Even a fairly amicable one. One of the first (outwardly) difficult parts includes breaking the news to those you friends and/or family members you know and love. After you’ve told your kids (if you have them), who do you tell about the end of your marriage next? At what point during the divorce process should you tell people? And how exactly do you tell people about a life change you may not be ready to discuss in detail? RELATED: 3 Reasons Getting Divorced Could Be The Best Decision You'll Ever [...]

How To Handle Job Loss During Your Divorce

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Talk about having the rug pulled out from under you: You’re knee-deep in divorce negotiations, trying to keep some semblance of balance, and you lose your job. Or your spouse loses their job. How will the court look at this, how will it affect negotiations, and what should you do? Understanding that every situation is different, the court will want to know the cause of this sudden unemployment. Was the job loss due to circumstances beyond your/your spouse’s control or the result of negative behaviors or actions? Let’s say you lost your job due to widespread layoffs at the company [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]