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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Bank of Mum & Dad

    23 July 2015

    It is perhaps more difficult than ever to get a foot on the Property Ladder with increasing house prices, rents, student debts and living costs, coupled with most mortgage lenders insisting on a 25% deposit.…

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