Coronavirus: Government Help For Employers

The UK Government has set out a range of schemes to help employers deal with the coronavirus crisis. This includes a package of measures to support businesses including: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme The...

The New UK Points-Based Immigration System

The UK's new points-based immigration system for work visas is now in force. Following the end of both EU freedom of movement and...

UK Home Office Criticised for Refusal to Reveal ‘High Risk’ Countries

The Home Office has faced stark criticism from campaign groups for its decision not to reveal details...

2020 Planned Closures of USCIS Field Offices

USCIS is continuing with the planned closure of 13 US international field offices and 3 district offices...

New H-1B Electronic Visa Registration Process 

A new registration process takes effect for the forthcoming H-1B cap selection process which, according to USCIS,...

Overhaul of US Immigration Regulations Ahead of Election

2020 is set to bring wide-ranging reforms in US immigration regulations as the Trump Administration moves ahead...

Company Law

Read our latest articles covering company law and legal issues for companies.

Partnership Agreement (Terms to Include)

Before entering into a business partnership, you should ensure the terms of the partnership are agreed and documented. Written partnership agreements are typically complex...

What A Non Disclosure Agreement Should Include

A non disclosure agreement in the course of business expressly prohibits the disclosure or use of proprietary information without your permission. It is...

How to Get Business Finance

Are you looking for new ways to finance your established business, or perhaps you’re just on the point of launching a new business...

Health & Safety Focus

Read our latest articles covering law and legal issues for people.

Bad Weather Policy (Reduce Disruption)

Extreme weather conditions can be hugely disruptive to business operations, if employees are snowed in at home, while others arrive several hours late...

Gas Safety Regulations (How to Comply)

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998, and the subsequent changes made to the legislation in 2018, outline the legal requirements placed...

Health and Safety First Aid Regulations 1981

The Health and Safety First Aid Regulations 1981 place an obligation on employers to make available to their employees an ‘adequate and appropriate’...

Employment law for business focus

Read our latest articles covering employment law for businesses.

Age Discrimination in the Workplace (Your Rights)

Age discrimination or ageism in the workplace is a form of unlawful discrimination under the Equality Act 2010. Employers are under a legal...

Treated Unfairly At Work: What Are Your Rights?

What should you do if you are being treated unfairly at work? In most cases, employees will be expected to try to resolve issues...

Constructive Dismissal Advice For Employees

Employees forced to resign as a result of their employer’s conduct in the workplace may be eligible to claim constructive dismissal. Below we provide...

Data protection

Read our latest articles covering data protection.

Responding to a Data Subject Access Request

If you are an employer, it is important that you understand the law relating to data protection, in particular how to respond to...

GDPR Checklist (and How to Comply!)

If you are responsible for collecting and handling personal data you will need to understand how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies...

What are the Data Protection Act 8 Principles?

What is DPA? The Data Protection Act (DPA) controls how businesses, the government and organisations use individuals’ personal information. Data controllers and data processor must...

Latest Business Law

A round-up of all the latest business law articles

Employment Non-Solicitation Clauses FAQs

Non-solicitation clauses are used to prevent employees from taking clients, customers or members of staff with them when they leave an orgnisation and engaging...

Equal Pay Act (A Brief Guide for Employers!)

The Equality Act 2010 enshrines in law the employers’ responsibility to pay employees equally for equal work, regardless of gender. The legal basis for equality...

Subletting & Landlord Rights

Subletting is more common than many landlords realise. In many cases, a landlord may not even be aware that their property, or part of...

Directors Service Agreements Explained

When appointing a company director, the directors' service agreement should be used to ensure the individual complies with their duties and that your business's...

Partnership Agreement (Terms to Include)

Before entering into a business partnership, you should ensure the terms of the partnership are agreed and documented. Written partnership agreements are typically complex documents,...

Do You Need an Artist Visa for the UK?

If you are a non-UK professional artist or entertainer wanting to perform in the UK, you may need to obtain a visa before you...

Rest Breaks At Work (Managers’ Guide)

The rules on rest breaks at work can quickly become complex, but UK employers must know and fulfil their legal obligations. If you fail to...

Bad Weather Policy (Reduce Disruption)

Extreme weather conditions can be hugely disruptive to business operations, if employees are snowed in at home, while others arrive several hours late due...

Dismissing a Director of a Limited Company

Dismissing a director of a limited company can raise complex and sensitive legal issues. Many directors are also employees or shareholders, so before terminating...

Sackable Offences List (Avoid Unfair Dismissal)

Dealing with issues of gross misconduct can raise a number of legal risks for employers. Employees are protected by law from unfair dismissal, which means any...

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