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  • 10 Practical Tips to Make Divorce More Tolerable – Yahoo Finance September 8, 2019
    Getty Images On the hierarchy of horrible experiences, divorce is right up there, especially if you are the recipient of the bad news and were unaware of how unhappy your spouse was. Unfortunately, divorce is a reality for approximately 50% of all first marriages, according to the American Psychological Association -- and the percentage of […]
  • London design startup Papier picks up $11m from top UK venture funds September 8, 2019
    Personalised stationery firm Papier today closed an $11m (£9.1m) funding round, led by Monica Vinader backer Beringea. Other investors such as Felix Capital, Innocent Drinks’ founders fund Jamjar Investments and Downing Ventures also participated, taking Papier’s total raised to date to $15m. The design company said it will use the funding to accelerate its growth […]
  • English High Court Confirms Mediation Can Be Condition Precedent to Litigation – Lexology September 8, 2019
    English High Court stays litigation pending mediation. In Ohpen Operations UK Limited v. Invesco Fund Managers Limited,[i] the English court held that mediation was a condition precedent to the commencement of litigation and, accordingly, stayed the proceedings to enable mediation to take place. The decision confirms that an alternative dispute resolution provision can be an […]
  • Divorce Injustice: It’s Just Not Fair! September 8, 2019
    Perhaps you are experiencing the end of a relationship, or maybe the death of someone you love, or possibly divorce injustice, or some other injustice in your life. Whatever the experience, I wonder how many times have you wanted to scream from the top of your lungs “IT’S NOT FAIR!!” That this is absolutely not […]
  • Meet the 23 fintech startups ready to scale up September 8, 2019
    London startups dominate the list of 23 fintechs that have joined government-backed Tech Nation’s 2019 growth programme. Sixty per cent of the new cohort of financial technology firms hail from the capital, while 40 per cent boast at least one female co-founder, Tech Nation revealed today. Read more: Fintech is all the rage, but is […]
  • Could a sleep divorce save your relationship? – September 8, 2019
    In the US, a quarter of couples are already reportedly living this dream: a survey by the Better Sleep Council showed that one-in-four sleeps separately for a better night's sleep. Elsewhere, 30pc of respondents in a Slumber Cloud survey admitted they have discussed new sleeping arrangements with their partner. It's certainly the best way to […]
  • Celebrities Who Split In 2019: 22 Biggest Breakups & Divorces – Hollywood Life September 8, 2019
    From cheating scandals to divorce filings that seemingly came out of nowhere, these celebrity couples’ splits buckled fans into a roller-coaster of emotions. Here’s a recap. As Neil Sedaka once sang, “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do.” That 1975 ballad holds especially true in 2019, which saw some of the most wild splits in the […]
  • Going through a divorce? Don’t Do Anything Stupid! September 8, 2019
    People going through a divorce do stupid things. It’s not a cut down and I’m not trying to be hurtful, it’s just reality. Trust me, when I was newly separated, I did more stupid things than anyone I know. The reason? Going through a divorce is a difficult, emotional, and unbelievably scary time during which […]
  • The unparalleled entertainment – and heartbreaking reality – of watching a court hearing – Spectator… September 8, 2019
    ‘Barristers’ speeches vanish quicker than Chinese dinners, and even the greatest victory in court rarely survives longer than the next Sunday’s papers.’ So wrote John Mortimer in Rumpole of the Bailey. While no doubt true, a barrister delivering a well-honed speech is still something to behold. They are the last defenders of a rhetorical tradition […]
  • Navigating Changes After Divorce September 8, 2019
    Let’s be real — divorce is TOUGH, and so is figuring out your and your family’s new life in the weeks and months that follow finalizing your split. And, there’s a case to be made for it being even tougher for those in the LGBTQIA+ community. Not only are you handling the sea change of […]


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