A tax allowance, civil partnerships, and more

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September 29, 2017 1 comment

family law

A week in family law The President of the Family Division Sir James Munby has said that lawyers should embrace technology, as people increasingly expect to access services online. Speaking at the inaugural conference of YRes, Resolution’s network of family law professionals at the start of their careers, the President, whilst acknowledging that not every…

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Anglicans argue over gay marriage

September 29, 2017 1 comment

gay marriage

The Scottish branch of the Anglican Church faces sanctions from other Anglicans following its acceptance of same sex marriage. The Scottish Episcopal Church voted to allow same sex marriages ceremonies in churches by a huge majority over the summer, to the stern disapproval of believers in other countries who together making up the global ‘Anglican…

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More mothers in the workforce

September 29, 2017 25 comments

family life

Significantly more mothers are now employed than were earning only 11 years ago, the Office for National Statistics has revealed. In a fresh analysis of data from two existing surveys – the Labour Force Survey and the Annual Population Survey, the ONS discovered that the percentage of mothers in paid employment now stands at 73.7…

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