Separation Agreements or Divorce? What shall you choose upon the breakdown of your relationship?

What is a separation agreement? “A separation agreement is a legal agreement made between individuals who are contemplating imminent separation or have already separated. Most couples entering into a separation agreement are generally married or in a civil partnership who does not want to proceed for divorce yet” Introduction Under Family law, married couples and civil partners have a choice of either to

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Your Complete Guide to Grounds for Divorce in the UK.

Grounds for Divorce Divorce is a process which allows married couples to legally separate from each other as a husband or wife. The Grounds for divorce are following; ·         Irretrievable breakdown in the relationship ·         Adultery ·         Intolerability ·         Unreasonable behaviour ·         Desertion ·         Two years separation with consent ·         Five years separation without consent

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Your Guide to The UK Visitor Visas

What is UK Visitor Visa? “The UK Visitor Visa, also known as UK Tourist Visa allows a person to visit the UK as a tourist, meet family members and friends, get married, enter into a civil partnership, undertake permitted paid engagements, seeking medical treatment, Academic reasons and transit through the UK”. Reading Time: 4 Minutes

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When a dismissal becomes an Unfair Dismissals?

What is unfair dismissal “A dismissal is unfair if the reasons for dismissal are not permitted reasons provided under section 98 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 ”. ACAS’s Code of Conduct The ACAS’s (Advisory, Conciliation, Arbitration Service) Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievances Procedures states that “fairness, transparency, procedures for handling disciplinary and

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Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK

What is ILR? Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR), allows a person to settle and stay permanently in the UK. There are different routes which can be used to obtain ILR including SET(LR). Reading Time: 5 Minutes What is included? Indefinite Leave to remain SET[LR] Eligibility for Indefinite Leave to Remain 2 Years’ Extension Starting Point

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Do You Know Your Rights and Obligations Under Redundancy?

 What is Redundancy? “Redundancy is a dismissal due to actual or intended closure of a business for which the employee was employed or due to changes in the requirements of the business”. Introduction  Employment Law provides sufficient safeguards to financially compensate an employee who is made redundant. It ensures that the Dismissal is genuinely due

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The Role of Maintenance and Advancement in a Will

Introduction Maintenance and advancement When writing a Will it is important to decide who your trustees are going to be. Trustees have a variety of powers, for example the power of sale, power to maintain minors and to advance capital. One of the powers that they have is called Power of Maintenance which is provided

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Naturalisation in the UK

Introduction Naturalisation is the term given to the process whereby a non-citizen in a country (not indigenous to, bear in mind) acquires citizenship or nationality of that country. Certain countries require that an individual must renounce his or her current nationality before he can be awarded the nationality in order to guard against multiple citizenships.

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