Is London the divorce capital of the world

London seems to have gained a reputation as the divorce capital of the world in recent years. This status has been enhanced over the past few months with several high profile foreign couples issuing divorce proceedings in English courts.

Fraser Brown recruits Pope

Julie Pope has joined the commercial property department at Fraser Brown as a consultant solicitor.

Pay divide still exists between men and women

Figures released by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) reveal that men in UK management roles earned bonuses that were double those of female colleagues in identical roles.

Support for charity cycle challenge

We've previously mentioned how we are supporting a group of local businessmen on their Land's End to John O'Groats charity cycling challenge.

Have celebrity endorsements gone too far

It is the norm nowadays for sports stars to be involved in multiple endorsement deals with big name brands.

Fraser Brown support Best Bar None awards

Nottingham's top bars, pubs and clubs gathered together for an evening of "magic, music, comedy and Burlesque" last night, to celebrate this year's winners in the Best Bar None awards.

Mothers feel discriminated against in the workplace

A recent survey has revealed that one third of working mothers feel discriminated against once returning to work after childbirth.

Residential Tenancy Deposits

The dispute resolution team waits with baited breath for clarification from the courts on the issue of tenancy deposits following the case of Superstrike Ltd v Marino Rodrigues:

Disciplinary and grievance hearings - the right to be accompanied

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) in Toal v GB Oils Ltd recently considered the following:

Consultation on change of use of buildings

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is consulting on proposals to amend the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995.

Update on BBC severance pay scandal

In July we commented on this recent high profile case and the culture of large severance payments generally.

Is an employer's use of covert surveillance lawful

A recent Employment Tribunal decision that allowed an employer's use of covert surveillance in dismissing an employee did not breach an employee's human rights, in this case, the right to a private life.

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