The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng, has announced his new Growth Plan for the UK. Some of the measures will have immediate effect, some take effect in November and others will take effect from 6 April 2023.
This blog post is to inform (or maybe to remind) practitioners of the steps that must be taken if it is proposed that oral evidence be provided from a foreign country by video-link, and of the various matters that fall to be considered.
Reflections on the Report on the Rights of Cohabiting Partners handed down by the Women and Equalities Committee of the UK Parliament, its key recommendations and the next steps for cohabitation law reform in England and Wales.
Pension classification – Most pension arrangements will be either one, or a hybrid, of the following arrangements: Defined contribution (DC) (also known as ‘money purchase’); the retirement benefits (or income) are defined by the contributions you make.
Case law establishes that unreasonableness opens the door to the making of a costs order in a children’s case, though the court will exercise a broad discretion.