Late Author’s Family Win Back Watership Down IP Rights

The family of the late Richard Adams have been awarded the rights to the author's novel Watership Down. The High Court has ruled found in favour of Watership Downs Enterprises, the...

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...

Indoor & Outdoor Social Gatherings Above Six Banned in England from 14 September

Social gatherings of more than six people in England will become illegal from Monday 14 September. The new...

Compulsory Face Covering Rules Now in Force

The rules on wearing face coverings in England and Scotland have been extended from 8 August 2020. People...

Home Office to End Use of Controversial Algorithm

The Home Office has confirmed it will cease use of its controversial algorithm within UK visa application...

High Court Rules Humanist Marriages Not Legally Recognised – Yet

Six UK couples have lost a landmark challenge over the legal recognition of humanist marriages. The High Court...

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.

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...

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.

Personal Injury: How To Claim Compensation

If you have been injured in an accident, whether at work, in your car, or in a public place, and it was caused...

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...

Latest Law for People

A round-up of all the latest business law articles

Completing Form Set F (ILR for a Child)

SET F is the application form used for a person under the age of 18 or a dependant over the age of 18 who...

Codicil: Changing Your Will

Where your personal circumstances change, for instance, through marriage or having a child, you may decide to make a small change to your existing...

UK Driving Offences & Penalty Points

If convicted of a driving offence, you face penalties such as points on your licence, a fine, attending a driver awareness course or, for...

Form FLR IR: Extending Leave in the UK

It's important to apply to extend your leave before it expires, to avoid overstaying and becoming unlawfully present in the UK. Form FLR IR...

Form FLR FP: Extend Your Stay in the UK

Form FLR FP is the form you have to complete if you want to live with a family member in the UK for more...

Apply for EU Settled Status

Under the EU settled status scheme, EEA citizens currently in the UK are required to register with the Home Office to confirm their continued...

Contesting A Will (A Complete Guide!)

If you are considering contesting a will, there will be a number of questions to ask about the process, the costs and whether you...

What Is Slander? (Essential Defamation Guide)

What is slander? Slander is one of two types of defamation. For a statement to be defamatory, it must be false and have caused or have...

Personal Injury: How To Claim Compensation

If you have been injured in an accident, whether at work, in your car, or in a public place, and it was caused by...

What Is A Pre Action Protocol In Civil Litigation?

The rules governing pre-action conduct can be found in the pre-action protocols and the Practice Direction on pre-action conduct and protocols (PDPAC). What are Pre Action Protocols? Pre...

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 some...

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...

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