Social Security News
Payments to be made to young carers in Scotland
Nov 3, 2019

Payments are to be made to help young people in Scotland who care for disabled people. The Carer’s Assistance (Young Carer Grants) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 have been made under section 28 of the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018. T…

Immigration News
The UK leaves the EU on 31 January, then comes the transition period
Jan 30, 2020

After 31 January 2020 there will be a transition period until the end of 2020, while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements. The current rules on trade, travel, and business for the UK and EU will continue to apply during the transition peri…

Family Law News
First uprating since 2014 of sum payable to intestate partner
Feb 23, 2020

The Administration of Estates Act 1925 (as amended) places a responsibility on the Lord Chancellor to specify a fixed net sum from time to time which represents the amount a surviving spouse/civil partner is entitled from the estate when their deceas…