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Divorce inquiries have surged during COVID-19 - how can HR help?

The coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown period has affected relationships in many different ways.

For some, being cooped up with the same person for days on end can strengthen partnerships and deepen romantic bonds. On the other hand, however, lockdown can cause relationships to turn sour and irreversible conflicts could arise. Some couples may break-up while some may go one step further and plan to divorce. Even during lockdown, a recent Evening Standard article detailed how London law firms have already seen an uptick in the number of people enquiring about divorce. Therefore, City law firms are bracing themselves for a surge in divorce filings post-lockdown.

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