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The Finance Bill legislation affecting Contractor status will be delayed 12 months to 6 April 2021
Following this week’s announcement regarding school closures teamed with the need for social distancing and isolation, family lawyers are being asked how best to manage arrangements for children with separated parents.
An Employment Tribunal held that a worker had been indirectly discriminated against by a temporary work agency due to their ‘no beards’ policy.
Last year, journalist Freddy McConnell, who is now legally recognised as male and has undergone gender reassignment, lost the right to be named his child’s father at the High Court. This week, he has taken his case to the Court of Appeal.
Deciding to make an appointment with a family lawyer, is not usually a decision that you make lightly. You might have had some initial telephone contact and done your own research, but it is really a face-to-face meeting that will give you the most appropriate advice to manage your relationship issues.
Earlier this week, details were unveiled of an ‘enhanced’ version of the Domestic Abuse Bill. The Bill was first introduced in July 2019, but progress was halted because of September’s unlawful prorogation of parliament and December’s general election.
In the event of a relationship breakdown many believe that cohabiting couples have the same protection as married couples or couples in a civil partnership, but this is simply not true.
The Legal Services Board and Law Society researched the perceptions and experiences of 28,633 people about their legal needs, there were some interesting findings.
Lawson-West is shortlisted for ‘Small Law Firm of the Year’ in Leicestershire Law Society Awards 2020
With just over a week since the United Kingdom left the European Union, Emma Piff, Head of the Family Law team at Lawson-West, looks at the impact this is expected to have on Family Law.
A report has been published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness (APPG IIF) recommending the abolition of inheritance tax (IHT) in its current form.
Excitingly, today, MPs have launched an inquiry on the back of BBC research in October 2019 which found that of over 13,500 of respondents suffering with Endometriosis and its symptoms had nearly all said it had badly affected their career, sex life and mental health.
A recent case has emphasised the importance of knowing, understanding and complying with company policy and procedures for internet usage and conduct.
Following last week’s announcement that Jack’s Law will come into effect from 6th April 2020, Vaishali Thakerar, Head of the Employment Law team at Lawson-West Solicitors, takes a look at what the changes mean and the impact they will have within the workplace.