Franchise resales

The UK Franchise market continues to grow from strength to strength. The latest British Franchise Association figures show there is a record number of franchised businesses in the UK, bucking national trends.

Changes to Employment Law in October 2013

There are several changes to employment law being implemented from 1 October 2013.

Payment in lieu of holiday

In a recent case, the Tribunal has held that employers will not be permitted to pay a token sum to an employee on termination of employment, in lieu of accrued but untaken holiday.

Family courts to be made public

In a recent landmark hearing, one of Britain's most senior judges has vowed to expose family courts to publicity after decades of secrecy.

Proposed Changes to TUPE

At the start of this year, the government issued a consultation on a number of proposed changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE).


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Changes to planning fees

The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 will come into force on 1 October this year.

The future of pre-pack administrations

An independent review of pre-pack administrations has been announced, but it is yet to be revealed whether this would deliver any new conclusions from previous reviews.

Common law change for commercial landlords

The government has confirmed that the ancient common law remedy of distress is to be replaced with a new statutory procedure.

Zero hours contracts

"Zero Hours" is a phrase used to describe an employment contract by which the worker is not guaranteed work and is paid only for the work undertaken.

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.

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