The real cost of family breakdown

According to the minister for welfare reform, Lord Freud, the real cost of divorce and family breakdown cuts much ‘deeper’ and ‘far higher’ than the many billions of pounds spent by the government on welfare benefits. Making his comments in an article for The Telegraph, Lord Freud has said that the current £9 billion spent […]

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Data helps to shed light on the likelihood of divorce

Speculation as to the number of marriages that end in divorce has long been commonplace. The Office for National Statistics website shows data on divorce which estimates that 42% of marriages in England and Wales end in divorce, based on figures for 2012. So what are the latest statistics behind divorce rates? The Office for […]

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Relate's campaign to help parents apart

One of Relate’s current campaigns, ‘Being Parents Apart’, has been launched by the organisation with the aim of raising awareness of the challenges that divorce and separation can bring to family life. As part of this campaign, Relate have published an excellent online tool called ‘What Next?’ which is packed full of information and practical […]

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Survey reveals the data behind divorce

Grant Thornton has released the data from their annual survey into current trends in divorce and family law. Grant Thornton, an independent global assurance, tax and advisory firm, have, for the last ten years, carried out a survey amongst family lawyers in the UK. The purpose of the survey is to find out more about […]

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The rise of pre-nups for pets

A survey by the dog charity the Dogs Trust has found that a one fifth of divorcing couples had as much difficulty deciding which one of them would keep the dog as who should have custody of the children. As we reported in one of our previous blog posts, January is traditionally seen as the […]

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