When celebrities divorce, it makes for big headlines. Since Johnny Depp and Amber Heard announced their intention to split a few weeks ago, the most private aspects of their life together has been played out in public and open for examination by the media and online commentators.
In the run up to the UK’s biggest political decision in decades, Verisona Law has taken pride in providing both the forums for and assessment of opinions expressed by Portsmouth’s business and political leaders on the EU Referendum.
In a series of events that took place this month in conjunction with Portsmouth’s local paper, The News, Verisona Law brought together business owners, financial analysts, banking experts and political figures to discuss the issues and implications of the UK either remaining or exiting from the European Union.
Customer toilet facilities have been causing a stink for take-aways and travel operators in recent weeks.
On 18 and 19 May Nigel Cole, Nick Oliver, Claire Peers, Chloe Hicks, Clariece Warrior and Neil Stewart of Verisona are joining RSM on their walk along the South Downs Way, to raise money for the Acute Stroke Unit of Southampton General Hospital. David Green of RSM, who has worked closely with us in recent years, suffered a stroke in the latter part of 2014 and was helped in his recovery by that unit, which relies on charitable giving, even for some essential equipment.
Media reporting on the so-called Panama Papers has focused on the tax affairs of wealthy individuals and international organisations, but the hacking of client files at Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca has implications for every business.
In an effort to increase transparency and trust in UK businesses, whilst tackling issues such as tax evasion, money laundering and terrorist financing, the government has introduced a new, compulsory ‘PSC Register’.
Splitting couples are facing a further rise in the cost of divorce with a big increase in court fees, and many are facing up to the challenge of asset-sharing and high property prices by turning to novel solutions to deal with the change.
How will the Budget affect me?
The unexpected introduction of a ‘sugar tax’ on soft drinks in George Osborne’s Spring 2016 Budget drew headlines, but investors and companies have found a range of sweeteners in the Chancellor’s statement.