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Enough is enough? Time to 'Press for Progress'
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2018

Since October 2017, when the New York Times first published details of decades of allegations of sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein, a steady


Franchise agreement top tip
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2018

Business systems develop, the law moves on and occasionally industry guidelines change, which affects our franchise agreements. Most recently, the


Carillion insolvency - will the supply chain get paid?
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2018

Construction giant Carillion is headed into liquidation, putting billions of pounds worth of contracts into potential chaos. The fallout from the


Lifetime gifts
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2018

According to the Bank of England, a typical household in the UK spends over £2,000 each month, but in the run up to Christmas, habits change


Benefit charities and make the most of tax concessions
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2018

Inheritance Tax (IHT) is normally charged at 40 on a deceased’s estate, after any relevant exemptions. However, if you have a potentially taxable


Bank of mum and dad
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2018

As we know, relationships are complicated. People are getting married later - divorce and second marriages are more common. While protecting any


21st Century Wills
  • Birketts LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • January 11 2018

Can an unsent text message amount to a Will? What about an email or even a Whatsapp message? Interestingly, an Australian court has recently held that


Planning in 2018: higher fees, plan reviews and permission in principle
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2018

The new year heralds a number of small but significant changes in the planning system. Planning fees increase by 20 from 17 January along with new


The divorce process and non-court intervention options
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2018

To be in the unenviable position of considering a separation or divorce can feel very isolating - no-one else can understand what you are facing


Is Divorce Day a myth?
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2018

Heralded by the media as the busiest day of the year for Family Law solicitors, Divorce Day this year is said to be 8 January. Relate have reported