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Women Miss Out on Pension Savings in Divorce

Pension pots can be one of the most valuable assets belonging to couples, yet new research has found that these important savings are often being left out of divorce settlement calculations.

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Local Factors Influence House Prices

Average house prices in the UK have been on a generally upward trend in recent months, but at a more local level prices can be influenced by many different factors.

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Regrets Over Inadequate Retirement Planning

New research from Prudential has highlighted the importance of starting to plan and save for retirement as early as possible.

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McSherry Halliday Nominated in the Law Awards of Scotland 2017

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McSherry Halliday Law Awards Scotland

Following our success at the Law Awards of Scotland several years ago, where we were named Scotland's Law Firm of the Year (under 40 fee earners), we are delighted to be nominated again in this year's Law Awards of Scotland.

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Calls for Introduction of No-Fault Divorce

Current divorce laws in England and Wales lead to exaggerated claims of bad behaviour by divorcing couples who are keen to get a quicker divorce.

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ONS Figures Give Insight into Civil Partnership Formation

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently published statistics giving an interesting insight into the take up of civil partnership in England and Wales during 2016.

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Research Reveals Lack of Preparation for Later Life

New research has revealed that more than 31 million adults (60%) in the UK still haven’t got round to writing a will.

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Housing Market Activity Picks Up in Scotland

Average house prices in Scotland reached £146,354 in August this year, which is a rise of 3.9% over August 2016 but a fall of 0.7% compared to July 2017.
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Research into Probate and Inheritance Planning

Recent research into estate planning and the probate process in Ireland has revealed a worrying lack of preparation for the future, with the majority of adults not having a will in place. Researchers also revealed significant problems with the probate process, describing it as “at best protracted, and at worst broken”.

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More Support Needed for Kinship Carers

The contribution of kinship carers has been the focus of attention recently, after a new campaign highlighted that around 200,000 children live in kinship care around the UK.

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Rise in Multiple Property Ownership

There has been a sharp rise in the proportion of adults owning more than one property in the UK, according to new research by the Resolution Foundation.

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Factors Affecting Relationship Success

The different factors that can affect the success of a relationship or the likelihood of a marriage ending in divorce still appear to be popular areas of study for researchers. While some of these factors can seem quite obvious, others would appear on the face of it to have less of a direct link to relationship happiness.

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Strange Bequests and Inheritance Battles

The New York Post recently reported that a wealthy widow from New York left $300,000 in her will to her two cats, with instructions that the money be used to make sure they are well looked after for the rest of their lives.
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Scotland’s Most Expensive Property Locations

Edinburgh is Scotland’s most expensive property location on a per square metre basis at £2,492 compared to the Scottish average of £1,529, new research from Bank of Scotland has revealed.
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Study Reveals Increased Take-up of Equity Release

There has been a 30% increase in equity release sales over the past twelve months, according to new analysis by Saga.
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First-Time Buyers Face Record High Prices

The first six months of 2017 saw a 3% increase in the number of first-time buyers, taking the total to an estimated 162,704 compared to 154,200 in the same period of 2016.

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Child Maintenance Service Criticised over Loopholes

A new report from single parent charity Gingerbread has levelled criticism at the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) for failing to ensure children received the appropriate level of support.

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Too Many are Risking a Disappointing Retirement

Too many people are still failing to plan and save sufficiently for their retirement and as a result are ‘sleep-walking’ towards a retirement that will not live up to their aspirations.

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Divorce Numbers Fall Across Britain

The Office for National Statistics has recently published details of the number of divorces that took place in England and Wales during 2015.

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Scottish House Prices Rise at Faster Rate than UK Average

Average house prices in Scotland are increasing at a higher rate than the UK average, according to the latest UK House Price Index (UK HPI). 

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