Non-Competing Employment Agreements

Non-Competing Employment Agreements: A simple guide for employees and employers Introduction A non-competing agreement sets post-employment, employment and work restrictions on an employee. Non-competing agreements are aimed at safeguarding the employer’s trade and financial interests, including intellectual property rights, and trade secrets. These agreements also restrict former employees from springboarding i.e. setting up the same

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Latest Changes to Immigration Health Surcharge

Changes to Immigration Health Surcharge Introduction From 8 January 2019, the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) will increase. The IHS was introduced in 2015. Since its implementation, the Home Office has collected over £600 million. The amount collected through IHS, as per the claim of the Home Office, is invested back into the Health Departments of

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Right to leave under employment law

Do you know your full employment rights to leaves? Here is a complete guide to all possible leaves you may be entitled to. Introduction As an employee, you have substantial employment rights and entitlement to holidays. Ranging from maternity leave, parental and paternity leave to adoption and other leaves. In this news article, we have

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Sexual Offences: Have we forgotten about R v. Chad Evans?

Immigration and Employment visas. A complete guide. Introduction In a survey set out by Amnesty International, they found that 1 in 3 people blame a woman for being raped. However, up to 50% of sexual assault victims experience ‘tonic immobility’ during the assault, which is a natural state of paralysis induced by trauma. In this

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Immigration and Employment visas. A complete guide

Immigration and Employment visas. A complete guide. Introduction The relationship between immigration and right to an employment or work in the UK is complicated. In this article, we have aimed to provide an overview of the current state of the immigration law in regards to a person’s right to employment.  Read Time 5 Minutes What’s

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Thinking of setting up a trust?

Thinking of setting up a trust? What’s on this Page Setting up a Trust The Trust Which kind of trust do I need? What would you do next? Setting up a Trust We are perhaps more familiar with how to go about giving our property and possessions when we die (a will) than we are

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Know your parental rights following a separation?

Parental Rights Following Separation In the unfortunate circumstance of parental separation, the welfare of the children is paramount. In the best-case scenario, both parents can come, amicably, to an arrangement of joint custody or access. However, as feelings can be running high at the time of separation, it is common for parents to fail to

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Joint Enterprise

Following the recent sentencing of five men and two teenage boys for the murder of 18 year old Sait Mboob, the concept of ‘joint enterprise’ once again came to light. What is Joint Enterprise? Whereas most criminal offences hold offenders criminally responsible for their own actions,  the doctrine of joint enterprise means that a person

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