Two additional speakers for our Modern Marriage conference on February 15: Ayesha Vardag, Managing Director of Vardags Solicitors (on left), who will be speaking on her front-line experience of pre-nups; and Deborah Jeff, Partner and Head of Family Law at Seddons, who will be presenting specially-commissioned research about cohabitation and financial commitments.
Family breakdown costs £50bn a year
When couples split up, families move from one to two households. Poverty is a common outcome that affects children. Six out of ten lone parents are supported by the state compared to one out of ten couple parents. That's where most of the £50bn is spent.