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Why Non-EU Un-Married Partners Should Get a Residence Card. Now! (…or Get Married)

The new EU Settlement Scheme will provide a ‘straightforward and user-friendly means for resident EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members to remain here permanently’, according to Caroline Nokes, Minister for Immigration. Unless, it seems, you are a non-EU unmarried partner of an EU citizen (or ‘durable partner’, in [...]

By | 2019-04-25T08:56:25+01:00 April 25th, 2019|Immigration|

Case: Quantrell v TWA Logistics [2016] EWCA Civ 399

The recent case of Quantrell v TWA Logistics [2016] has stressed that following health and safety guidelines is as important for the employee as it is for the employer. Background The recognition of an employee’s right to claim for personal injury loss in the workplace has been a fairly recent [...]

By | 2019-04-13T17:45:53+01:00 April 13th, 2019|News|

Disinheriting Spouses, Civil Partners And Children In Scotland And England

This sponsored guest post has been written by Grey Whyte from Jones Whyte Law. Whilst many people understand that Scotland and England have different legal systems, very few know what the differences between the two actually are. Jones Whyte Law an Edinburgh based family law firm has investigated the significant, [...]

By | 2019-04-12T14:41:53+01:00 April 9th, 2019|Guest Authors|

6 reasons why lawyers should work at a larger law firm

 I'm Andrew Gray, owner of Truth Legal and Truth Recruit. Truth Legal is probably the only regulated recruitment practice in the UK. Here are 6 reasons why lawyers should always consider working for a larger law firm, particularly in the earlier stage of their career. A lot of lawyers [...]

By | 2019-04-08T15:46:31+01:00 April 8th, 2019|Truth Recruit|

Some Immigration and Nationality Fees Respite

New immigration and nationality fees kick in today and, for once, it is relatively good news as the vast majority of fees are frozen. To some extent this will mitigate the effect of the Immigration Health Charge which was doubled earlier this year.  However, although fees remain stable, they are [...]

By | 2019-03-29T09:44:02+01:00 March 29th, 2019|Immigration|

I Never Expected An Article I Wrote About Being Assaulted At Work Would Do This….

I’m Andrew Gray and I founded Truth Legal seven years ago. Starting my own law firm was challenging but hugely rewarding, however, the motivation for me doing so was quite unique and very personal. I was assaulted near Manchester Piccadilly station 13 years ago, on the evening of my first [...]

By | 2019-03-28T16:26:02+01:00 March 28th, 2019|Andrew Gray|

The Passport to Immigration Security in Brexit

With no end to the Brexit uncertainty in sight, prudent EU nationals and their non-EU family members are taking action now to secure their immigration status. This article focuses on the upcoming changes and what steps those affected should take to protect their rights. What are the changes? After Britain [...]

By | 2019-03-21T10:32:37+01:00 March 21st, 2019|Immigration|

Everything You Need To Know About Grievances

Making a claim to an Employment Tribunal is usually the final step, when trying resolve a dispute with an employer. Before we get to that point, however, there are many other tools which may solve your problem without the need to start a claim. In principle and in my experience, [...]

By | 2019-03-21T10:25:32+01:00 March 19th, 2019|Employment Disputes|