April 2024 / 23 posts found

That “Jolly” fence causes litigation

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Compiled by Cameron McCullough AT the Frankston Court yesterday, before Mr. W. G. Smith, P.M.; and Messrs. C. Gray, P. Wheeler, and J. Brown, J.’sP., Miss Irene Galt sought an order from the Court to compel J. B. Jolly to erect a six foot paling fence between their respective properties on Melbourne Road, Frankston.Mr. Robertson appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. J. Hogan for Mr. Jolly.Irene Galt said she was the owner and occupier of property on Melbourne Road, Frankston. Mr. Jolly occupied the property on the north side of her place.The properties at present were divided by a fence […]

‘Danger zone’: the warnings designed to protect women at UK business events | Sexual harassment

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When more than 1,300 lending bosses, regulators and MPs descended on Grosvenor House hotel on Park Lane in London for a black-tie dinner in late February, they arrived informed. Invitees to the Financing & Leasing Association event had been handed an “annual dinner code of conduct” telling guests about a new policy on discrimination and sexual harassment. The trade body would “not tolerate any such behaviour and will, along with our event agency, take immediate action to stop it”. Ahead of a dinner featuring speeches from broadcasters Andrew Neil and Clare Balding, nestled either side of a three-course meal featuring […]

The Power of Divorce Support Groups

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Do you ever wonder if there’s a shortcut to navigating the challenging and difficult journey of divorce? If there’s a hidden secret to achieving a happily ever after in a post-divorce life? If you’re curious, allow me to share some enlightening insights that may not have crossed your mind:  divorce support groups. Gone are the days when divorce was shrouded in shame and secrecy. In today’s society, where the divorce rate among Americans ranges from 40% to 50% for first marriages and 65% to 70% for second marriages (depending on the study you consult), divorce has become as normalized as […]