Police recorded more than a quarter of a million offences relating to domestic abuse during the first national lockdown, it has been revealed.
A significant number of legal professionals have criticised the probate service after research revealed that some bereaved families are waiting up to 17 weeks to close an estate.
Two in five (40 per cent) parents and relatives say they “did not understand what had happened” during a remote or hybrid family court hearing, a major study has revealed.
HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has this month published an overview of how the department plans to reduce the probate backlog and ensure bereaved families can close estates as soon as possible.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has updated its guidance on late furlough claims, clarifying what is meant by a ‘reasonable excuse’ for submission after the deadline.
The property market has shown significant signs of rebounding with the stamp duty holiday deadline looming, according to the latest research.
Police officers made more than 2,000 arrests in relation to knife crime in just one week this month, it has been announced.
Businesses can now apply to top up their Bounce Back Loan (BBL) if they originally borrowed less than the maximum amount they are entitled to, it has been confirmed.
The Supreme Court ruled that ‘cynical breaches’ of restrictive covenants by a developer, Housing Solutions Ltd, in a property dispute with Alexander Devine’s Cancer Trust, prevented the obtaining of an order for discharge or modification of those covenants.
The number of opposite-sex couples getting divorced in England and Wales rose by nearly 20 per cent in 2019, a major study has revealed.