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Private Client Update 4

In this months Private Client Update 4:

Budget offers two schemes to help homebuyers

Chancellor George Osborne has announced two new schemes designed to help potential homebuyers who can afford to pay a mortgage but find it difficult to raise a large deposit.

The measures were announced in the Budget.

Divorce settlement acknowledges husband’s extra work

Courts usually try to share marital assets equally during divorce settlements, but what happens if some assets don’t become available until several years after the separation?

Maternity discrimination ‘still a major problem’

Discrimination against mothers and pregnant women is still a major problem in the workplace, according to research by the charity, Working Families.

Family disputes over wills ‘have increased by 700%’

The number of family disputes over wills has increased dramatically, according to research carried out by The Independent newspaper.

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