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Five Ways You Can Make It Easier for Your Employees to Get to Work

Please note, this article is intended for our US audience. Your employees have many challenges when it comes to giving you their all during work hours. Some things, like how much sleep your employees get, is out of your control. Other things, like making sure they’re properly trained, are within [...]

By | 2020-01-24T11:53:08+00:00 January 24th, 2020|Guest Authors|

Professional Negligence in Immigration Cases

I have been advising clients on immigration matters for over 11 years, first as an accredited immigration caseworker and later as an immigration solicitor.  In that time, I have dealt with many clients who have suffered terribly due to the actions (or inactions) of a previous immigration advisor. Often a [...]

By | 2020-01-21T08:54:17+00:00 January 21st, 2020|Immigration, Professional Negligence|

Are there exceptions to the duty of confidentiality of employment contracts other than crime and fraud?

In Initial Services Ltd v Putterill [1968] 1 Q.B. 396, the court expanded the situations in which an employee may breach confidentiality in relation to their employer. Whereas previously this was only permitted where the employee uncovered evidence of crime or fraud, the court now permits breaches of confidentiality where [...]

By | 2020-01-09T10:41:22+00:00 January 9th, 2020|Student Case Blogs|

Wanted: Testers Needed For New Evidence Gathering ONRECORD App

Truth Legal have teamed up with the creators of the evidence gathering app, ONRECORD, to help them in their search for testers for their new mobile app.   ONRECORD helps you gather and prepare evidence in a secure and simple mobile app. Log each incident as it occurs, create a [...]

By | 2020-01-08T16:19:35+00:00 January 8th, 2020|News, Personal Injury|

How to Sponsor a Chef under a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence

In a welcome development, restaurants can now hire skilled chefs from overseas under a Tier 2 sponsor licence.  This important change could alleviate the chronic shortage in chefs causing many restaurants to close down. The shortage is particularly acute for curry houses, hence the recent changes being called a ‘Vindaloo [...]

By | 2019-12-23T11:54:34+00:00 December 23rd, 2019|Immigration|

7 Steps to a Successful Spouse or Partner Visa Application

Helping people with spouse or ‘Partner’ applications is often the most rewarding work I do, as I get to play a role in bringing loved ones together.  Unfortunately, applicants and sponsors normally find these applications highly stressful. Before I go further, let me get the definitions out of the way.   [...]

By | 2019-12-20T17:14:29+00:00 December 20th, 2019|Immigration|

Immigration Law for Churches and Other Religious Organisations

Religious organisations, whether churches, mosques, synagogues or Buddhist, Hindu or Sikh temples, have for a long time had a unique set of immigration rules imposed on them which dictates who can work, and even volunteer, for them. This article provides a current overview of the key immigration policies which affect [...]

By | 2019-12-20T17:33:22+00:00 December 15th, 2019|Immigration|

We’re Feeling Festive at Truth Legal Solicitors!

The countdown to Christmas is on and we’re feeling very festive here at Truth Legal. After taking part in the Christmas Shop Window Competition last year, we are pleased to be participating once again. There were some fantastic window displays last year (Bettys was a particular favourite) and although we [...]

By | 2019-12-13T11:32:37+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Harrogate News|

If a car driver overtakes a motorcycle and crashes into him, is he liable for damages?

The facts of the case: Brown v Paterson [2010] EWCA Civ 184 The case involved a road traffic collision between a motorcyclist, Mr Brown, and a car driver, Dr Paterson. The incident occurred on 9 December 2004 at 9:50 pm on the A420 at a junction. In the original trial, [...]

By | 2019-12-10T15:40:08+00:00 December 10th, 2019|Student Case Blogs|