Category: Industry News

Guide to the Treatment of Pensions on Divorce – new report!

In July 2019 the Pension Advisory Service put out a new “Guide to the Treatment of Pensions on Divorce.”  The report is aimed at professionals and is a valuable source of information regarding current, definitive thinking...
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Have your say about our family court system!

Have you say about our family court system! - Have you been to court about your children? If so, what was the experience like? There's just a few days left to contribute your views directly or...
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#NoFaultDivorce to end the blame game

  Justice Secretary, David Gauke, has today announced proposals for new legislation to be introduced that will stop forcing spouses to evidence ‘unreasonable behaviour.’ This is met by strong support by those of us who work...
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Family Mediation Week – Day 5

A ray of sunshine Today’s theme helps us to reflect on how successful mediation can transform post-separation relationships and allow everyone to move forward. Highlights so far: A guide for the single Dad – An article...
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The Mediation Process

Find out about how Able Mediation can help to guide you through the family mediation process, allowing you to arrive at the best solutions for you and your family.

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The Handover Book

In this video Ashley Palmer, co-creator of The Handover Book, explains how this resource can help parents who are struggling with communication in relation to their children.  The book serves the additional purpose of demonstrating to...
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Family Mediation Week 2019 – Day 4

The clouds are parting Today’s theme brings us further into the journey of divorce / separation, where clients feel themselves held safely in a structured process and can start to see a clear pathway. When people...
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Family Mediation Week 2019 – Day 3

The storm will end when the pressure lifts Bill Hewlett’s video today speaks directly to children who may be considering seeing a mediator.  It provides a helpful, brief but clear information for any child in this...
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Family Mediation Week 2019 – Day 2

“Shelter from the Storm” Tuesday saw another informative article from Philippa Johnston, this time about mediation and how it works: Day 2 Shelter from the storm which talks about mediation and makes the point that anyone can call...
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Family Mediation Week 2019 – The storm before the calm

Well, it’s a case of “better late than never!” this year.  So, on day 3 of #familymediationweek, here is a summary of (my view of) the high lights so far…. Day 1 explored being “caught up...
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Family Mediation Week 2018

Day 1 of Family Mediation Week 2018 and the theme is ‘Somebody, please help!’ There are lots of really interesting articles to read relating to this theme that discuss the value and benefits of mediation on the Family...
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