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Quick Divorce? Why you should consider Collaborative Family Procedure

Posted: 10th July 2017

By: Helen Jackson

Clients often tell us that they want to get divorced as quickly as possible, but with the best will in the world, the experience of many couples is that it…

WHAT DOES A BOOKKEEPER DO?

Posted: 21st November 2016

By: Julie Cann

When someone asked me what I did once and I said “Bookkeeper”, they thought I meant I was a “Bookie” and asked me if I had any betting tips for…

Sorting out finances on divorce

Posted: 11th October 2016

By: Helen Jackson

The Family Justice Council has issued guidance for litigants in person. With Legal aid no longer available to most people, even those on very low incomes, more & people have…

Mortgages for the Self-Employed

Posted: 12th September 2016

By: Pauline Johnson

For the newly self-employed this information might be useful if your bank or lender won’t lend to you. When you are self-employed, many lenders want three years’ accounts or SA302s,…

Thinking of Separation or divorce, why you should consider Collaborative procedure

Posted: 31st August 2016

By: Helen Jackson

It works. Collaborative Family Law has a fantastic success rate, much higher than family mediation and it produces positive result for both separating partners unlike Court proceedings. Its quick. Much…

Children’s Maintenance -how much should I pay/get?

Posted: 1st August 2016

By: Helen Jackson

The Child Maintenance Service can assess maintenance but a fee is payable and many parents prefer to work it out for themselves and use the Child Support Regulations just or…

What is the difference between Mediation and Collaborative Family Law?

Posted: 25th July 2016

By: Helen Jackson

I have been asked this twice this week in WIRE meetings.  Most people have heard of Mediation and have a general idea of what it’s about. You might even have…

Protect your Business with a Lasting Power of Attorney

Posted: 28th June 2016

By: Helen Jackson

Protect your Business with a Lasting Power of Attorney Loss of mental capacity doesn’t just affect the very old. It can happen to us all through stroke, accident or illness.…

Tax and Working From Home

Posted: 18th November 2015

When starting out in business, you might decide to operate your business from home. The cost of renting space is prohibitive for a new business and the convenience of being…