Winston Solicitors LLP blog

Posted on: 16/06/2014
Asset protection when marrying later in life

The media is reporting a significant rise in the older generation often termed "baby boomers" marrying for the first or subsequent time. There are a host of reasons cited with research perhaps...



Posted on: 13/06/2014
Drop in new employment tribunal claims

Figures released from the Government have shown a dramatic reduction in the amount of new employment tribunal claims being issued.

For the period January – March 2014 there were 5,619 new...



Posted on: 03/06/2014
Holiday pay

Under the Working Time Directive workers are entitled to be paid...



Posted on: 22/05/2014

Love it or hate it, football is the national pastime and the 2014 World Cup is almost upon us.

Many people will have been lucky enough to get tickets to go watch a match in Brazil, or some may want...



Posted on: 21/05/2014
Prenuptial agreements

Further to our last report on the high Courts in England and Wales...



Posted on: 21/05/2014

A big overhaul has taken place over the past 18 months to the formula used to calculate payments, involving a new system being introduced based upon a tiered gross income formula to replace the net income...



Posted on: 15/05/2014
Commercial property leeds
Predictions are that the UK economy will exceed its pre–recession peak this summer. Business activity has been growing in every region of Britain over the last few quarters and it is clear that...


Posted on: 15/04/2014
Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting - MIAM

Key changes under Section 10 (1) of the Children and Families Act 2014 will now govern how applications to Court for private children issues and for financial remedy following divorce/civil partnership...



Posted on: 02/01/2014
family breakdown

New Year is often a time when you assess your future and decide to change your family arrangements. Alternatively you may be on the receiving end of your partner delivering the news that they consider your...



Posted on: 05/12/2013
Compulsory MIAMS

As April 2014 draws closer it is hoped that the Children and Families Bill will be enacted making it compulsory for parties to attend a family mediation assessment appointment (“MIAMS”) prior to...



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