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14th January 2021

Advice for House Hunters

Residential Property Associate Solicitor, Claire Turner, discusses the process of purchasing a new property and the challenges the pandemic currently has on the housing market: Talk us through…

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14th December 2020

The New Points-Based System and “Low Skilled” Immigration

On 1 December 2020, the Government’s new points-based system was introduced and is now open for applications.  Employers will need to hold a Home Office Sponsor Licence to…

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11th December 2020

Brexit: Choice of applicable law

In terms of the parties choice of governing law, even after the implementation period ends on 31st December 2020, the parties ability to rely on applicable/ governing law…

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8th December 2020

Ellisons Solicitors announces promotion of 11 colleagues across its offices in Essex and Suffolk

Ellisons Solicitors celebrates fostering talent within, as it promotes 11 colleagues across its offices in Essex and Suffolk. Seven lawyers have been promoted to the position of Associate,…

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4th December 2020

Extended Furlough Scheme

As you all should be aware, the Furlough Scheme has now been extended until the end of March 2021. The Government published a policy paper amending its Coronavirus…

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Managing data of staff and customers who may test positive or need to self-isolate

The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) classifies information about an employee's health as a "special category data". This means that it can only be processed by the employer…

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The potential impact of Brexit on Employment Law

A significant proportion of the UK's employment law comes from the EU, including discrimination rights, collective consultation obligations, transfer of undertakings regulations, family leave, working time regulations and…

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ACAS Early Conciliation period extended

Any employee or ex-employee contemplating an Employment Tribunal claim, must go through the ACAS Early Conciliation (EC) process, as a pre-condition before a claim can be filed. If…

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National minimum wage increases announced for April 2021

The UK government has accepted in full the Low Pay Commission's recommended increases to the national living wage (NLW) and national minimum wage (NMW) rates, to apply from…

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The real aims of redundancy

Redundancy dismissals mean that the employees who leave are no longer wanted.  It may be that their work is no longer needed, or that it can be done…

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