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Changes to Immigration Rules for Skilled Worker Visas

4 April 2024 sees the minimum salary threshold rise to £38,700 per annum for Skilled Worker Visa applications. We look at what the new rules mean.

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Written by Omar Qassim

Why should a tenant use a solicitor in a commercial lease transaction?

Not understanding the legal implications of a lease's terms and obligations puts a tenant at risk. We look at the benefits of a solicitor's advice.

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Written by Charles Hylton-Potts

Kate Garraway and Derek Draper: Can my partner make decisions for me if I can’t?

The news that Derek Draper, the TV executive husband of Kate Garraway, has died after his prolonged battle with Covid brings fresh heartbreak to the family.

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Written by Callum Venn

Do I have to open my shop or restaurant over Christmas? 

Christmas is coming and the shoppers are out! Although a key time for retail and hospitality, not all businesses may want to open for the entire festive period.

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Written by John Campbell

Landlords: What is selective licensing?

Residential landlord? Have you heard of selective licensing? In certain areas of the country, you will need a selective license for your properties, or face a penalty.

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Written by Daniel Bolster

Making a will: What happens to digital assets?

We may all know that a will helps allocate your financial assets after death. But with so much now held online, what happens to digital assets?

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Written by Greta Baruffi

Do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Do you have security that your health and financial decisions are protected? We look at why you might need a Lasting Power of Attorney, at any stage in life.

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Written by Callum Venn

Consent is irrelevant: Sexual assault in the workplace

As many as one in five adults in Britain have experienced some form of sexual harassment at work. What steps should employers be taking?

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Written by Omar Qassim

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