Cyber crime

Cyber crime

Cyber crime This year’s publication of National Crime Statistics from the ONS saw an increase in overall crime figures. Whilst most crimes recorded year on year had fallen, including violent crime, burglary and vehicle crime, the inclusion this year of 2.5m reported...
3 Common Disputes with Neighbours

3 Common Disputes with Neighbours

3 Most Common Disputes with Neighbours Disputes with neighbours need to be handled sensibly to avoid acrimony in the future. It is hard to put a price on the benefits of a cordial, or possibly even neighbourly relationship with those that live nearby. When something...
Court bad – settling good: Alternative dispute resolution

Court bad – settling good: Alternative dispute resolution

Court bad – settling good: Alternative Dispute Resolution The media portrays UK society as becoming more frivolously litigious and resembling the ‘law suit culture’ of America. The truth is more and more people are choosing other avenues to resolving disputes....
Alternatives to divorce

Alternatives to divorce

Alternatives to divorce 42% of marriages end in divorce according to a study in 2012. The reality is, for whatever reason, marriage is not as permanent an arrangement as it was sixty years ago. However, although sixty years ago the divorce rate was higher, the social...
Estate agent’s contracts

Estate agent’s contracts

Estate agent’s contracts Estate agents are invaluable when buying or selling your property and the first thing you will be doing during that process is signing terms and conditions with them. Agents have never had the best reputation, but recently unfair contracts and...