Summary dismissal is one of the most extreme sanctions open to an employer and any UK employment lawyer would caution the dismissal of an employee without notice unless there is clear evidence of gross misconduct.
As a high net worth divorces go, the settlement last year between Ryan Giggs and his partner Stacey Cooke was not so unusual – other than for the fact that in respect of the financial settlement on divorce, Giggs argued that he was a stellar performer – that he made a special contribution to the finances of the marriage and was entitled to more than 50% of the marital assets.
London employment law solicitors were reminded again last week just how complex the UK’s minimum wage provisions are.
We are always delighted to receive feedback from our clients about our legal services. These are some of the wonderful testimonials we just received for our Personal and business immigration lawyers Ms. Yasmin Burton and Mr. Hans Sok Appadu:
Most UK employment lawyers will agree that while the idea of constructive dismissal is an attractive one – the reality is very difficult.
By Kasia Janucik
Last month we compared US deportation law with the equivalent UK statutes. In that article, we alluded to the UK’s more generous approach regarding arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of the child in the Immigration and administrative removal system.
For any UK business, making sure you have the best employment solicitors to work with is a vital part of the role of General Counsel. Employment law is a critical aspect of any company’s operation.
Obtaining a sole representative visa can be a big step for a company looking to establish a branch or subsidiary in the UK – as many of the best immigration solicitors in London have witnessed first-hand, a sole representative visa refusal can seriously hamper a business’s plans for expansion and growth, so it’s vital to get your sole representative visa application right.
Calculating holiday pay is one of the more complex aspects of being an employer. Many UK employment lawyers will have advised on the different scenarios that arise – and the question of whether voluntary overtime should be included in the calculation for holiday pay has now been considered by the employment Appeal Tribunal.
If your permission to stay in the UK is based on your relationship with someone else – a British citizen or someone who has permission to be in the UK because of the visa that they hold, if that relationship comes to an end, you may no longer have permission to be in the UK.
One of the latest whistleblowing cases to hit the headlines, and one which the best employment lawyers will be keeping a close eye on, is a challenge based on beliefs. Our UK employment lawyers take a look at the whistleblowing legislation and this case, in which the vegan claimant argues that his philosophical belief in ethical veganism should be protected under the Equality Act.
As many of the best employment lawyers in London will confirm, providing a reference for an employee has become something of an onerous task.
While may in the UK have been shocked at stories of the Trump administration’s separation of migrant children from their parents as they cross into the USA, immigration solicitors in London and those involved in Immigration bail applications will not be surprised by the latest reports that the British government is itself responsible
Many people coming to the UK with concerns about their Immigration status will worry about receiving medical care from a GP if they fall ill. Our immigration lawyers regularly advise people coming to the UK about their rights, and we have recently helped a client who was having difficulty registering with a GP.
Here in the UK we love a bit of sunshine. In London, office workers fill the parks and green spaces taking lunch breaks far more enthusiastically than ever before, topping up tans before heading back to their desks. But what can an employer do if employees take longer than they are supposed to, or take breaks at unscheduled times.
By Teni Shahiean and Hans Sok Appadu
Revelations that the Windrush scandal has impacted far more widely than initially publicised, affecting more than just those from the Caribbean but nationals of other Commonwealth countries, come as no surprise to Legal 500 recommended Immigration firm OTS Solicitors.
By Stephen Slater of OTS Solicitors
On Friday 22nd June, the Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced more details on the scheme that will allow EU citizens to obtain settled status in the UK post-Brexit.
Following the release of more details of the UK Government’s scheme for a streamlined application process to grant EU citizens in the UK settled status to safeguard their position following the UK’s departure from the EU, our EEA immigration solicitors here at OTS Solicitors take a look at the post-