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...

All Charges Under Coronavirus Act Were Unlawful

Britain's most senior police officer has apologised after it was revealed every person prosecuted under the Coronavirus...

Housing Market Reopens After Lockdown Restrictions Eased

The housing market in England has been reopened, with home moves and property viewings and home moves...

Consumers Struggle to Get Refunds for Holiday Bookings

With flights, accommodation, tours and holiday plans disrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic, consumers are expressing increasing...

CPS Told to Downgrade “Less Serious” Cases

Prosecutors in England and Wales have been advised to take the current issues resulting from the COVID-19...

Family Law

Read our latest articles covering family law.

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...

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...

Conveyancing Focus

Read our latest articles covering conveyancing.

ID1 Form Land Registry (How to Complete it!)

The ID1 form is used to provide evidence of identity to the Land Registry for a private individual in respect of certain property-related...

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...

Employment law for people focus

Read our latest articles covering employment law for people.

Unlawful Deduction of Wages (Employers’ Guide!)

Part II of the Employment Rights Act 1996 sets out various statutory provisions that protect workers from unauthorised or unlawful deductions from their...

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...

Compassionate Leave (Your Entitlement!)

Time off work following the death of a loved one is known as compassionate leave or bereavement leave. How much are you entitled to...

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

Tier 2 Visa Termination of Employment

What are the rules for Tier 2 visa holders if you lose your job? One of the conditions of the Tier 2 visa is that...

CMA Calls For Emergency Legislation To Pursue Opportunist Retailers

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has called for the UK Government to introduce new emergency legislation to tackle price gouging tactics by companies...

All Charges Under Coronavirus Act Were Unlawful

Britain's most senior police officer has apologised after it was revealed every person prosecuted under the Coronavirus Act had been unlawfully charged. Cases against all...

Housing Market Reopens After Lockdown Restrictions Eased

The housing market in England has been reopened, with home moves and property viewings and home moves now permitted following changes to coronavirus restrictions.   Following...

Unlawful Deduction of Wages (Employers’ Guide!)

Part II of the Employment Rights Act 1996 sets out various statutory provisions that protect workers from unauthorised or unlawful deductions from their wages. The...

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 biggest...

Being Evicted For Rent Arrears? Tenant Rights

If you are being evicted for rent arrears, you are not without protection or rights. The landlord must fulfil their legal responsibilities and follow...

Consumers Struggle to Get Refunds for Holiday Bookings

With flights, accommodation, tours and holiday plans disrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic, consumers are expressing increasing frustration as holiday companies appear to flout...

Consumer Rights: Faulty Goods under Warranty

If an item you have purchased develops a fault, should you rely on your legal rights or make a claim under the warranty? What is...

ID1 Form Land Registry (How to Complete it!)

The ID1 form is used to provide evidence of identity to the Land Registry for a private individual in respect of certain property-related applications. This...

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...

Compassionate Leave (Your Entitlement!)

Time off work following the death of a loved one is known as compassionate leave or bereavement leave. How much are you entitled to and...

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