It used to be the aristocracy who relied on the nanny to see them through a divorce. When the Spencers, parents of the late Diana, Princess of Wales divorced more than 30 years ago, the nanny was the key witness, according to Jean Keir, family law partner at Kingsley Napley. The nanny, as well as the maternal grandmother, gave evidence for Earl Spencer who was given custody. The young Diana and Charles stayed at Althorp with their father with a new nanny.
This week a study by the Government about the Money and Pension Service (MAPS) indicated that nearly three in five of those