85% of women “fail to consider pension savings in divorce settlements”

Nicola Blackmore, writing in the Telegraph, reveals that 85% of divorcing women fail to consider pensions in divorce settlements, even though 42% of marriages now end in divorce.

The number of solicitors continues to creep up

Recent figures from the SRA show that there are now over 130,000 solicitors in England and Wales — even though at the beginning of the last Parliament the number was already growing at four times the rate of the population.