Grandparents: The forgotten casualties of divorce

Research by Saga magazine showing that grandparents provide an average of 17 hours free childcare each month worth an annual £7.3 billion demonstrates the integral role played by grandparents in...

Childcare breaks could cut £70,000 from final pension

Research carried out by Duncan Lawrie private bank indicates that a woman could be expected to wipe up to £70,000 off her final pension pot by taking a career break...

Divorce Jurisdiction: the different processes in Scotland and England

News of singer KT Tunstall's divorce highlights again the difference in the formal processes of finalising a split in Scotland and England. In England there is a two stage process...

Tenancy Deposit Schemes - Landlords cutting it fine

From Wednesday 15th May this year, all eligible deposits from privately rented properties must be lodged with one of three government-approved tenancy deposit schemes in compliance with the policy set...

Essential checklist for the new UK residence rules

Donald Simpson explains the small print in the new statutory residence test which all expats must sit for HMRC's marking. The new statutory residence test (SRT) for the UK has...