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  • Immigration Update: Tier 2 reviewed

    17 August 2015

    In June 2015, the number of applications submitted to UKVI for a restricted certificate of sponsorship exceeded the monthly allocation for the first time since the Tier2 cap was introduced in 2011.…

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  • Employment Agencies: travel and subsistence schemes

    12 August 2015

    The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed in Reed Employment PLC v HM Revenue & Customs [2015] EWCA Civ 805 that the widely used practice by employment agencies of “salary sacrifice” travel and subsistence allowances is not lawful.…

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  • Long term sick leave - holiday carry over clarified

    12 August 2015

    The recent case of Plumb v Duncan Print Group Ltd UKEAT/2015/0071 has provided clarification over how and for how long employees on long term sick leave can accrue and take annual leave.…

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  • The Review - Summer 2015

    24 July 2015

    With Summer in full swing, our solicitors give their thoughts and insights into topics surrounding building for the future.…

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  • 8 Fun Facts about the Queen

    23 July 2015

    On 9 September 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will become the longest reigning monarch in British history (overtaking Queen Victoria’s reign of 63 years, 7 months and 2 days). Here are some fun facts about her reign.…

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  • Protecting Your Inheritance: The Big Questions

    23 July 2015

    New clients come to our Asset & Wealth Protection team at particular stages in their lives. Most of the time it is good news: the birth of a child or grandchild, a new property, starting up a business or taking capital out. Sometimes it will be less positive: the loss of a loved one, a bad experience with another estate or coming to terms with caring for a relative. …

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  • Prenuptial Agreements: Planning for the future

    23 July 2015

    With the current rate of divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, and recent well publicised marital conflicts on divorce, it is no surprise that couples looking to enter into marriage or civil partnership are increasingly considering how best to protect assets on divorce and dissolution and avoid conflict at later stages.…

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  • Partnership with the Spinal Injuries Association

    23 July 2015

    Every eight hours someone in the UK is told that they will never walk again due to spinal cord damage. The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is the leading national, user-led charity for people with spinal cord injuries. …

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