The British Passport: Revocation, Withdrawal and Refusal

The British Passport: Revocation, Withdrawal and Refusal Introduction The British passport is a privileged document which enables the freedom of travel for British citizens and it is commonly used to verify the identity of British citizens. However, it is word noting that there is no entitlement and legal right to have access to a British

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Guide to Stamp Duty for First Time Buyers

Guide to Stamp Duty for First Time Buyers Introduction Stamp duty is a tax charged on property transactions including freehold, leasehold, residential and commercial properties. As a prospective buyer you are obliged to pay a stamp duty on the purchase of the property. Even in the cases where there is no Stamp duty is payable

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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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