Are you worried about domestic abuse? Given the uncertain and stressful times with families being forced together we acknowledge that there is a heightened risk of domestic abuse. This is not only physical violence but other forms of abuse from your partner. Often victims feel alone and do not know where to turn for help. (…)
While the UK continues to battle with the Coronavirus, the following may be useful in connection with sick pay – The workplace usual sick leave and pay entitlements apply if an employee has Coronavirus. Employees should let their employer know as soon as possible if they are unable to go to work. The employer may(…)
The new rates are as follows:- For 21 to 24 year olds the National Minimum Wage increases from £7.70 to £8.20. For 18 to 20 year olds the National Minimum Wage increases from £6.15 to £6.45. For under 18’s the National Minimum Wage increases from £4.35 to £4.55. For apprentices the National Minimum Wage increases(…)
From April 2020 all workers and employees are entitled to and must be provided with a written Statement of Particulars either on their first day of employment or prior to starting employment. Previously the Statements had to be provided within the first 8 weeks of employment and it was only employees who had such entitlements. (…)
Is your fixed term mortgage at an end? Following the Bank of England’s announcement to drop the current interest rate, you should think about remortgaging to ensure you are on the best mortgage deal available*? Here at Brearleys Solicitors, we can assist you with the legal work to get your remortgage through as quickly as(…)
As the virus now appears to have arrived in Leeds and Bradford at the start of this month and to assist employers with protecting the health and safety of their staff, we would recommend the following action – Keep employees updated on actions being taken to reduce risks of exposure in the workplace. Ensure all(…)
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