Equal Pay – Information For Workers

Tesco has been in the news recently as solicitors for some of their female employees have announced that they intend to pursue claims for equal pay against the supermarket. This...


Constructive Unfair Dismissal

When an employee resigns because their employer has behaved unreasonably or because of a situation at work which they cannot tolerate any longer, they may have a claim in the...


Redundancy: Your Rights

What are your rights in a redundancy situation and what sort of procedure should your employer follow? Am I redundant? A redundancy situation can arise where, for example: Your workplace...


Discrimination At Work

Despite the Equality Act 2010 prohibiting workplace discrimination, unfortunately it still goes on. At work you should have the same access and right to: apply for a job, and to...


Sickness – Rights At Work

If you fall ill, you are entitled to take time away from work to recover. There are a number of rules, regulations and contractual considerations covering this area and we...


Pensions On Divorce

Nearly three-quarters of divorced people did not discuss pensions during divorce proceedings, according to new research carried out by Scottish Widows. Seven in ten couples do not consider pensions during...


Trusts & Divorce – Part 2: How the Courts Deal With Assets In Family Law Proceedings

My first blog on trusts and divorce gave a general overview of trusts that may be the subject of dispute in divorce proceedings, what those involved in administering the trust...


The Truth Project

The Truth Project is part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) which was set up in 2015 to investigate allegations of sexual abuse within organisations and institutions....


Louboutin – Will Substantial Value Prove To Be A Substantial Problem?

The use of a bright red sole on a stiletto shoe is, for many people, synonymous with luxury fashion house, Christian Louboutin. Hugely popular, the red sole demonstrates (at least...


What Is Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a legal status and form of insolvency whereby all or most of a person’s debts are written off. Who Does It Effect? Those who find themselves in severe...


The Future Of Financial Remedy Applications

Sir James Munby has set out his vision of what needs to be done in respect of the determination of financial remedies – what he terms the ‘Cinderella of family...


Dowry Claims & English Case Law

In a previous article titled “What is a dowry and how can I claim it” I have provided summary advice in relation to dowry claims. This article is intended to explore...