Single Parent? A guide to your rights in the workplace

Introduction As a single parent, there are rules and procedures in place to help you manage your job alongside your caring responsibilities. Balancing working life with your home life as a single parent can be a challenge. It involves making decisions about how to manage your hours around your children’s needs, for example, taking time

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What is Tracing?

Introduction The purpose of tracing is to follow trust property into the hands of anyone to whom it has wrongfully passed.  If a bankrupt trustee misappropriates trust property it will not be possible to recover the trust money in a personal action due to the bankruptcy, but tracing gives rise to a proprietary action against

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The Dynamism Of The Law Regarding Divorce

Introduction Getting a divorce is quite a cumbersome process. Endless documentations and solicitor meetings. The drawn-out process more likely than not, makes an already flammable situation worse because most divorces are not amicable splits. The Independent has an article on 9 reasons for divorce in the UK and the spectrum is broad. From interfering ex-partners

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Thinking of setting up a trust?

 Here is your guide on a variety of available trust instruments. A trust is a legal way of managing assets which could be money, investments, land or buildings for other people. Many people set up trusts to safeguard the interests of their young children, vulnerable people, and some to mitigate tax liability. There are a

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Immigration Appeals: Do you have a right to appeal? Find out here.

Introduction Appeals against the decisions of public bodies including courts are the cornerstone of English Justice system. However, when it is a question of immigration, and migrants, this cornerstone is largely ignored by the said justice system and public bodies. The rights of appeal against immigration decisions made by the Home Office were severely reduced

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Family Visit and Tourist Visa

Here is your guide to apply for a tourist or visitor visa from outside the UK Introduction A Deloitte 2013 report forecasted that Britain will have a tourism industry worth over £257 billion by 2025. The Office of National Statistics tells us that 2.8 million overseas residents came to the UK by December 2018 which

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Football, Commission and Agents

Football Intermediaries 3% compulsory commission fees, how fair are they? Introduction An Intermediary is ´´A natural or legal person who, for a fee or free of charge, represents players and/or clubs in negotiations with a view to concluding an employment contract or represents clubs in negotiations with a view to concluding a transfer agreement´´. FIFA

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Deathbed Gifts

How to set up a trust and make deathbed gifts Introduction In this article, we explore how someone can set up a trust and make a substantial gift while gravely ill i.e. on deathbed and validity of these gifts. The important legal question explored here is whether the dying man had the capacity to make

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Wrongfully Dismissed?

Your complete guide to wrongful dismissal and employment rights Introduction A contract of employment between an employer and the employee is essentially a contract for either fixed term or continuous term. Generally, the employment contract expressly states, and employee and employer agree on the terms which will dictate the termination of the employment. Where an

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Employment Rights to Holidays and Statutory Leaves

Do you know your full employment rights to holidays and 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 thisnews article, we

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