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The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) is a quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. According to the Law Society,...
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19th Oct
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What's the issue?The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines lone workers as people who work by themselves without close or direct...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on:•the basic content of an offer letter•taking up references•keeping in touch before the start date•preparing...
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26th Sep
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Admission requirementsTo be admitted as a solicitor a trainee must:•complete the academic stage, for which the options are:◦a qualifying law...
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26th Sep
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The requirements when supervising trainees derive from the SRA Codes of Conduct and the SRA’s specific regulatory requirements for authorised training...
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26th Sep
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What are strategic aimsA strategic aims document is also sometimes known as a strategic plan. It sets out the firms strategic aims for a defined...
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25th Sep
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The essence of any performance management process is the relationship between employee and manager. Both should know what needs to be done to meet...
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25th Sep
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From 6 December 2018, law firms must publish information on their website on the prices they charge and what these cover. This does not apply to all...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note is intended for law firms. It explains why time recording is so important. It also explores best practice around time recording and...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers how you might set about improving your staff's financial awareness so they might be more inclined to, and more skilled...
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25th Sep
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This BD and marketing plan workflow sets out a staged process which can be followed to for...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the procedures to be followed when you need to end employment on grounds of ill health. When to end...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note covers regulatory requirements relating to fire safety in the workplace. It covers fire safety requirements in an office-based...
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25th Sep
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For the purposes of entitlement to a redundancy payment, an employee is dismissed by reason of redundancy if the reason for dismissal...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes to the...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains how the conditional fee regime operates after 1 April 2013, including:•what a conditional fee agreement (CFA) is•the...
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25th Sep

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the main criminal offences relating to illegal working and discusses practical aspects of dealing with a...
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25th Sep
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Most EEA nationals have no restrictions on their freedom to take employment in the UK (see EEA nationals—rights).From 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2018,...
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25th Sep
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This Checklist gives an overview of the immigration matters that should be considered on a relevant transfer under the Transfer of...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note looks at why employers need to carry out ‘right to work’ checks and when such checks should be made.What are the benefits of a...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides commentary on the documents that an employer may accept when undertaking a manual right to work check. For further...
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25th Sep
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An employer who is found to have employed a person unlawfully in the UK may be liable to civil penalties and/or criminal sanctions. For further...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note discusses practical aspects of dealing with a civil penalty for illegal working on behalf of an employer. It covers the main events...
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25th Sep
Precedents
1 [This offer of employment OR Your employment] is conditional upon, and subject to: 1.1 you obtaining, and at all times...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
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26th Sep
Q&As
Scope of this answerThis answer covers:•the need to ask all job applicants if they need permission to work in the UK, to avoid the penalties for...
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28th Sep
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The key issues are likely to include:•Recruitment and right to work—whether there are any specific rules in the relevant country governing the...
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28th Sep
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A system of civil and criminal penalties for employers who hire illegal workers exists for employment commencing from 29 February 2008 under the...
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28th Sep
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In order to qualify for statutory maternity pay (SMP), it is necessary for a woman to be or have been an employee as defined and to satisfy the...
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28th Sep
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The current system of civil and criminal penalties for employers who hire illegal workers covers employment commenced from 29 February 2008 under the...
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28th Sep
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For the purposes of this Q&A, a Tier 4 migrant in question is an agency worker as defined in regulation 3 of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, SI...
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28th Sep
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The options depend on whether your client has set up in a business in the UK already.My client has not established their business in the UK yet. Can...
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On 19 February 2020, the government announced details of the ‘new’ post-Brexit UK immigration system, with significant changes to the rules governing...
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9th Oct
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European Economic Area (EEA)/Swiss citizens (termed ‘EEA citizens’ for these purposes) and their family members currently benefit from EU free...
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12th Oct
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 19 February 2020 the Home Office issued a ‘policy statement’, which sets out its main plans on the post-Brexit immigration...
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13th Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Tier 2, 4 and 5 visa sponsors in the UK who are sponsoring those affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) has been...
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13th Oct

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