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Right to Work Checks for Employers

Right to Work Checks Employers have been required, by law, to carry out right to work checks on employees since 1996 (under the Asylum and...   Read More


UK Law and Brexit

It’s hard to imagine anyone in the UK not being aware of the historic result of the recent referendum on the UK’s membership of...   Read More

Scottish Tenancy Agreement

New Scottish tenancy agreements in 2017

New private tenancy agreements are set to be introduced in Scotland, probably by the end of 2017.  The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 creates a new...   Read More

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Calculating Holiday Pay

The summer holiday season is nearly here, with all that entails for employers. Calculating holiday pay can be a bit tricky, especially given recent...   Read More

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National Living Wage – a new minimum wage

From 1 April the Government’s National Living Wage comes into force. This is a new National Minimum Wage for workers 25 and over. If...   Read More

ODR Regulations

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Regs

Do you sell goods or services online to consumers?  If so, you may need to update your website and complaints procedures to comply with...   Read More

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Writing a Will: Why it’s a Good Idea

Is writing a Will one of your New Year’s resolutions? Probably not.  Most of us focus on the here and now: lose weight, detox,...   Read More

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Right to Rent Checks for Landlords

The Home Office recently announced that all private landlords in England will have to carry out right to rent checks from 1 February 2016.  Landlords...   Read More

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The Consumer Rights Act 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force on 1 October, receiving considerable media coverage. This is an important piece of consumer legislation and...   Read More

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Landlords and Smoke Alarm Regulations

The Smoke Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 are due to come into force on 1 October 2015.  There is now, however,  some...   Read More