What could intestacy mean for your family?

7th Jul 2023

When a person dies without having made a Will, the question of who inherits the estate, needs to be examined. Everything owned by the deceased person needs to be dealt with. Their property, money, investments, personal possessions must be allocated. But, with no will to indicate the deceased’...

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‘Carer’s leave’ to become law

9th Jun 2023

A bill proposing that people with caring responsibilities be entitled to time off from work is set to become law, after recently receiving Royal Assent. The Carer’s Leave Act is expected to come into force next year, bringing with it some much-needed relief for millions of employees who are s...

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Dividing assets on divorce – a review

12th May 2023

One of the most difficult aspects of divorce for couples, aside from the emotional challenges, is the division of assets.  It’s an intense process, beginning with each person disclosing financial information that paints an accurate picture of the things they own individually and jointly....

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Stamping out Bullying in the Workplace

28th Apr 2023

It’s a question that employers everywhere should be asking, not least in light of recent stories in the press. But eradicating bullying in all its forms isn’t straightforward. Among the challenges is that bullying can be insidious - an employer might not know it’s happening. Anoth...

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The Gender Justice Gap

18th Apr 2023

According to recent data, women are over 3 times less likely than men to claim compensation for personal injury caused by a work-related injury or illness. Data produced by the Health and Safety Executive states that over the past 3 years, an average of 474,000 per women per annum suffered a work-r...

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Partnership promotion for Samantha Travella

17th Mar 2023

The Partners of Barker Son & Isherwood LLP are delighted to announce the promotion of Samantha Travella to Partner and Head of Residential Conveyancing from 1st April 2023. Samantha joined the firm in February 2021 as a Solicitor in the Property Department. She deals with all aspects of propert...

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