Wide-Ranging Employment Law Changes From 6th April 2020

The following changes in UK employment law will be taking effect on 6th April 2020. These are in addition to annual increases to minimum wage, statutory sick pay and statutory...

The New UK Points-Based Immigration System

A new UK points-based immigration system for work visas is to apply from 1 January 2021. In a policy paper published on 18...

Wide-Ranging Employment Law Changes From 6th April 2020

The following changes in UK employment law will be taking effect on 6th April 2020. These are...

New Consumer Guidelines For UK Fertility Clinics

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to issue consumer law guidelines for the IVF sector to...

New Bereavement Rights for Parents

Bereaved parents who have suffered the loss of a child will be entitled to two weeks' statutory...

£4 million Government Funding Pledged to Tackle Rogue Landlords

More than 100 councils in England are to receive new funding from the Government to take on...

Family Law

Read our latest articles covering family law.

What is Family Law?

Family law is an area of law that relates to family matters and involves a host of authorities, agencies and groups which participate...

What is Divorce?

The following guide summarises the current process for filing for divorce in England and Wales. Divorce defined Divorce is the formal process by which a...

Who Gets Custody of Child in a Divorce?

There are a number of factors to take into consideration when determining who will get custody of a child in a divorce. The...

Conveyancing Focus

Read our latest articles covering conveyancing.

How to Choose the Best Conveyancing Solicitors

If you are thinking about buying or selling a property you will need a good lawyer to help with the legalities. The following...

Joint Tenancy Agreement: Property Rights of Shared Ownership

If you are thinking about buying a property together with your partner, a relative or even a friend, you will need to understand...

What is a Declaration of Trust?

A declaration of trust is commonly used to define ownership rights in relation to a property where multiple parties have contributed to the...

Employment law for people focus

Read our latest articles covering employment law for people.

Contracted Hours Not Being Met? (Help!)

5 minute read Last updated: 20 March 2020 The problem of contracted hours not being met is affecting employees across the economy as...

Zero Hour Contract Rights

If you are one of the tens of thousands of individuals employed in the UK on a zero hour or casual basis, it...

Statutory Paternity Pay & Leave Form (SC3)

Employees meeting the qualifying criteria have a statutory entitlement to take either one or two weeks’ paternity leave within eight weeks of the...

Personal injury

Read our latest articles covering personal injury.

Claims: How the MOJ Portal Works

The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) claims portal is an online hub where all parties to the claim enter required information, basic validation checks...

How Does the Claims Portal Work?

The Claims Portal is an online tool for securely processing low value personal injury claims in road traffic accidents, or employers’ and public...

Whiplash Claims Advice (Do You Have a Claim?)

If you have suffered from whiplash following an accident which was not your fault, you may be able to claim compensation. Whiplash injuries can...

Latest Law for People

A round-up of all the latest business law articles

Contracted Hours Not Being Met? (Help!)

5 minute read Last updated: 20 March 2020 The problem of contracted hours not being met is affecting employees across the economy as employers...

Zero Hour Contract Rights

If you are one of the tens of thousands of individuals employed in the UK on a zero hour or casual basis, it is...

Statutory Paternity Pay & Leave Form (SC3)

Employees meeting the qualifying criteria have a statutory entitlement to take either one or two weeks’ paternity leave within eight weeks of the birth...

UK Visa Requirements (Applicant Guidance)

In this article, we look at what travellers need to know about meeting the UK visa requirements and making a successful application to the...

Spouse Visa After Divorce (How to Stay in the UK)

If you are living in the UK under a spouse visa, it will be important to understand how your immigration status will be affected...

BRP: Biometric Residence Permit (FAQS)

The Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) is a document given to non-UK nationals and their dependents that is usually applied for as part of a...

Sexual Harassment at Work (A Guide!)

Sexual harassment at work is an unlawful form of discrimination involving unwanted behaviour of a sexual nature. Employers are under a legal duty to prevent...

Types of Trust

8 minute read Last updated: 16th October 2019 There are many varying types of trust. Trusts offer a way to protect and manage your...

What is Family Law?

Family law is an area of law that relates to family matters and involves a host of authorities, agencies and groups which participate in...

What is Divorce?

The following guide summarises the current process for filing for divorce in England and Wales. Divorce defined Divorce is the formal process by which a marriage...

How Does a Trust Protect Personal Assets?

An optimised approach to asset protection will consider a wide range of tools and structures potentially at your disposal. One item for consideration in...

Asset Protection (A Useful Guide!)

Asset protection is essentially about planning now to protect for later. Without planning, your assets are likely to be at risk of exposure to a...

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