Proposed changes to the Child Maintenance Service

Proposed changes to the Child Maintenance Service The Child Maintenance Service (CMS) is frequently criticised for allowing non-resident parents to pay a fraction of what they should for the benefit of their children. According to research from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) more than half the funds received via Collect & Pay were…

The need for reform of Divorce Law

DIVORCE REFORM COULD FOLLOW IN WAKE OF RECENT CASE In a landmark case, the UK’s highest court recently ruled that  a 68 year old woman must remain married to her husband. Mr & Mrs Owens married in 1978. He was 40 and she was 28. Their relationship was, according to Mr Owens, never emotionally intense…

Slip in a supermarket ..can you claim?

What to do if you have a slip in a supermarket -Can you claim compensation? If you are shopping in a supermarket and simply trip over your own feet then that is not the fault of the supermarket owners but is simply an accident and no compensation would be available. If, however, you have an…