Latest news & opinions

New Partner at Mogers Drewett

Mogers Drewett is delighted to announce the further strengthening of its specialist Dispute Resolution team with the promotion of Maeve England to partner. Maeve joined the team as a trainee in September 2005 and has made a significant contribution to the Mogers Drewett team over the last nine years. As head of the Dispute Resolution…

Autumn/Winter 2014

Our Mogers Drewett Magazine Autumn/Winter 2014 is now available to view and download. Click here to read or download

Overtime pay to be included in holiday pay

In an important ruling for employers, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has this week held in the conjoined case of Bear Scotland Ltd and ors v Fulton and ors that workers’ holiday pay should be calculated to include normal non-guaranteed overtime pay. The key aspects of the decision are as follows:- workers are entitled to be paid…

Capital Gains Tax

Being a non-UK resident can offer certain tax advantages however new regulation around capital gains tax proposed to take effect next year, may have implications for non-residents when they dispose of a residential property as Kirstie Carr of Mogers Drewett explains. Capital gains tax (CGT) is a tax which applies to the monetary gain made…

Nuptial Agreements

A pre-nuptial agreement … for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer … is it better to have or have not? Rebecca Silcock, Specialist Family Lawyer and Partner at Mogers Drewett explores. For many couples, this is still a difficult question.   Some people think they are not legally binding, unromantic or unfair to the economically…

We are delighted to announce the winners of our ‘Design Wacky Wellies for Ted’ competition

Thank you to all the schools and nursery’s that entered our ‘Design Wacky Wellies for Ted’ competition. We were thrilled with the number of entries and choosing a winner was hard but we are delighted to announce the winners are: Sophie Willis from King Edwards School in Bath Ben Proctor from Leigh on Mendip First…

Collaborative divorce

The breakdown of a marriage is painful whether you are the one actively seeking an end to the union or responding to the request. Working through the divorce proceedings can be made slightly easier by choosing a collaborative route says Rebecca Silcock of Mogers Drewett Collaborative divorce is increasingly becoming the favored way to divorce…

Keeping your staff happy & loyal

Recruiting talented people for your company is one thing, keeping them with you can be another thing altogether says Sean McDonough of Mogers Drewett Losing people can have a huge impact on a business. Recruiting is time consuming and expensive and once you have found the right person the investment continues in induction and training…

Straight talking protects family business

Carving up a family business for a divorce settlement can spell disaster for the company, and the best option is to plan ahead rather than resort to crisis management A businessman is facing a hearing in the Supreme Court to answer claims that he misrepresented the value of his company to cheat his ex-wife out…

Taking care of talent

Recruiting talented people for your company is one thing, keeping them with you can be another thing altogether says Sean McDonough of Mogers Drewett. Losing people can have a huge impact on a business. Recruiting is time consuming and expensive and once you have found the right person the investment continues in induction and training…