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Mass of media coverage surrounding ‘sham marriages’ ‘Sham marriages’, where a couple is not in a genuine relationship but are instead hoping to improve their immigration status, have been a hot topic in the media in the past few weeks.  This guest post from legal writer Sara Zadeh takes a look at some of the…

A new study completed by The Marriage Foundation has shown that half of today’s twenty-year-olds will chose never to tie the knot. The report which used figures collected by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that young people today are far less likely to get married than their parents or grandparents. The figures reported…

New data from the ONS has shown that Islington is the “unmarried” capital of England and Wales. The North London Borough was shown to be awash with singletons, more than 60 per cent of Islington residents had never married. All of the other top five unmarried areas where also in London: Islington (59.9%) Lambeth (58.4%)…

A Canadian study has shown that married couples are more economically successful than their unmarried counterparts. The study, which was completed by The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada, included familes from different age groups. The researchers found that a large majority of higher income families were married. 82 percent of higher income families were married,…