Fracking to be allowed under private property

Shale gas and geothermal energy companies are now allowed to drill under private property, following a change to the UK’s trespassing legislation. This is most frequently known as fracking.

Fraser Brown have grand designs for wedding dress boutique

Fraser Brown has worked with a Nottingham fashion designer in a move across the city centre.

Unfair dismissal claim fails

A claim for constructive unfair dismissal against New York-based BGC Partners has failed after the tribunal judge found that he gave as good as he got.

Employers will continue to offer childcare vouchers

81% of employers have said they will continue to offer childcare vouchers schemes to their staff after the government launches its tax-free scheme towards the end of 2015.

Fraser Brown cooks up a treat in the kitchen

The commercial property department at Fraser Brown have recently worked with a new confectionery shop to open in the city centre.

Does on call time count as working hours

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently addressed the issue of whether on-call time is classed as working time.

Fraser Brown appointed to Help to Buy panel

The residential property department at Fraser Brown has been successfully appointed on to the panel of approved solicitors for the Government’s Help to Buy scheme.

Can you catch a break

The negotiation and exercise of break options within a lease is something which can create a number of issues for both landlords and tenants.

UK workers expect to work beyond retirement age

A survey by Aegon has found that less than a third of UK workers expect to stop working altogether after retirement. 16,000 were interviewed across 15 countries and the results are very interesting.

Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act cannot be used to obtain details of respondents to employment tribunal claims:

Fraser Brown supports Nottingham's independents

At Fraser Brown, we work with companies of all sizes, from start-ups to large international organisations. Recently we have worked with an increasing number of local independent clients.

Holiday pay must include commission - an update

The European Court of Justice has followed the Advocate General’s opinion handed down recently that commission earned should be taken into account when calculating the holiday pay of workers whose pay is made up of a fixed amount (i.e., basic salary)

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