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What are basic rights of workers?

Chris Amys
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In the UK, there are different types of employment status, with the main ones being an employee, worker and self-employed. Determining someone’s employment status helps to define their employment rights and the responsibilities of their employer. A...

COVID-19 Winter Plan

Chris Amys
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On 23 rd November 2020, the Government published its COVID-19 Winter Plan. We have summarised the key points which arise from an employment law perspective and how this may impact employers during the next couple of months. This is up to date at the time of...

How do I apply for a Parental Responsibility Order?

Katherine Tippetts
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Parental Responsibility is a term which describes all the rights and responsibilities that parents have in relation to their children. This includes for example, being responsible for consenting to medical treatment for a child, making decisions such as...

How do I dispute an application to change a child's name?

Katherine Tippetts
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In order to change a child’s name any party who has parental responsibility for the child must agree to the change of child’s name. If all parties who have parental responsibility agree to the change of the child’s name then a Change of...

New lockdown restrictions and how they will affect employers

Chris Amys
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Due to the rapid rise of new COVID-19 cases, England will be entering into a second nationwide lockdown initially between Thursday 5th November 2020 and Wednesday 2nd December 2020. This means people will be required to stay at home (except for specific...

What is Private Client law?

Samantha Freeman
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Private Client Law covers a wide range of disciplines such as Wills and Lifetime Planning, Mental Capacity, Trusts and Estates. Private Client Practitioners can also handle a range of charity work advising on specific legal issues. Wills and Lifetime...

Business Interruption Insurance: COVID-19

Jessica McSorley
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If your business has been adversely affected by the restrictions brought about as a result of COVID-19 and you hold a business interruption insurance policy you may be able to make a claim in respect of your losses. The success of any such claim will depend...

Do I need a Pre-Nuptial Agreement?

Katherine Tippetts
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It is always advisable for the parties to enter into a Pre-Nuptial Agreement prior to marriage. The purpose of a Pre-Nuptial Agreement is to record what both parties would wish to happen to the finances in the event of the unfortunate breakdown of the...

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