In light of the current Corona pandemic the Law Society and HM Government have issued guidance in relation to all property related transactions.
The Law Society guidance must at times be read in conjunction with government advice and the advice provided by the Law Society should in no... Read More →
Businesses, charities, recruitment agencies (workers paid through PAYE) and public authorities can claim under the Job Retention Scheme. You must have created and started a PAYE payrolls scheme on or before 28 February 2020 and have a UK bank account. The government doesn’t envisage many public sector... Read More →
The Competition and Marketing Authority (CMA) announced last week that it is launching a taskforce to deal with businesses that try to exploit the situation and take advantage of consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The CMA has already contacted traders and platforms regarding excessive pricing of hand... Read More →
Employers are on countdown for new requirements on employment contracts. From April, the statutory requirements around statements of particulars are changing and being extended to include all workers, not just employees. It means that anyone starting work on or after 6th April 2020 will be entitled to a written... Read More →
We are still very much open for business but just a little differently...
Following the Government’s announcement our office is closed and most of our team are now working remotely. We aim to provide the same high standard of services as usual.
During this time the best way to contact us will... Read More →
Businesses processing personal data need to keep protection of customer and employee data at the front of continuity planning as they tackle the coronavirus threat.
Staff are likely to be working remotely or in different circumstances which could make customer information more vulnerable to data breaches, and... Read More →
New chancellor promises to support individuals and business as country tackles coronavirus threat.
Business rate cuts, cash grants for small enterprises and support for both employees and employers on sick pay were among the emergency announcements designed to tackle the impact of the coronavirus in... Read More →
With more than 300 cases of Coronavirus confirmed in the UK, it’s a good time for companies to consider contingency plans and ways to protect their employees and for ways to protect the business itself.
Some workplaces will be more at risk of infecting spreading than others but there are a few things that... Read More →
The continued growth in cryptocurrencies has seen both legitimate investors and fraudsters attracted to the blockchain technology, but a court ruling that Bitcoin constitutes property under English law is likely to have far-reaching implications for all users.
The effect of the ruling in... Read More →
Wednesday 26th February 2020
8.30am - 10.00am
14, High Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2HA
Irina Polyakova, Senior Solicitor in our employment team will be joined by Arta Heath, specialist immigration lawyer, from MY UK Visa. They will discuss:
Time to Talk Day on Thursday 6th February 2020 is an opportunity for employers to review policy and culture against best practice in employee mental wellbeing
Workplace mental wellbeing is a top concern among employers, according to European-wide research.
According to the World Health... Read More →
Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) was put in the spotlight by both Labour and the Conservatives during the election campaign at the end of last year with Labour saying they would remove it completely and the Conservatives proposing a review and reform but they didn’t submit any detailed proposals. With the Budget... Read More →