Family Justice Board Latest December 2020 Statement

Family Justice Board Latest December 2020 Statement

The Courts and Tribunals Judiciary have released their December 2020 Family Justice Board statement: Priorities for the family justice system. They said: “The Family Justice Board has produced a statement, that summarises the priority actions it intends to pursue in response both to immediate pressures within the family justice system, and to bring about longer-term […]

Family Lawyer suggests CGT changes will impact divorcing couples

Family Lawyer suggests CGT changes will impact divorcing couples

A family lawyer based in the South believes that Proposed Capital Gains Tax (CGT) changes will impact divorcees greatly. Simon Bassett, partner and head of family at Royds Withy King warns that the proposed increases to capital gains tax (CGT) suggested by the Office for Tax Simplification in early November are likely to hit divorcing […]

Duxbury is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.

Thankfully, eightfourtwo Wealth Management offer a sweeter alternative, as we’ll soon go on to explain. But let’s start with the problem. At a time when your client will be looking for certainty, the Duxbury tables are likely to be delivering a series of distasteful surprises. Yet, even though their limitations are well-known, Duxbury is still […]

Fraud issues aren’t the banks problems

Fraud issues aren't the banks problems

The Financial Ombudsman Service has revealed that there is a 36% rise in complaints with regards to how banks dealt with fraud and scams when compared to 2019. Last year, many banks and financial institutions signed up to the voluntary code, which meant that they refunded victims of fraud, if the victim isn’t at fault. […]