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Startup Fintech Company Accused Of Raft Of HR Failings

One of the fastest-growing banking companies in the UK has been accused of a series of HR failings that could lead to employment law breaches, according to our founder Andrew Gray, who was asked about the behaviour of Fintech startup Revolut for the website Wired. Revolut promised to revolutionise banking [...]

By | 2019-03-19T07:51:50+01:00 March 19th, 2019|News|

The EU Settlement Scheme: A Practical Guide for Employees and Employers

As we edge closer to Brexit on 29 March 2019, EU nationals and their family members need to ensure that they properly understand the EU Settlement Scheme, as it will be fully operational, regardless of whether or not there is a deal. From an employer’s perspective, it is also essential [...]

By | 2019-03-21T10:33:08+01:00 March 18th, 2019|Immigration|

Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visas To Be Replaced By ‘Start-up’ and ‘Innovator’ Visas

A Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules, published on 7 March 2019, presents various changes to the system of immigration control.  Key amongst these is a transformation of what are presently the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur and Tier 1 Entrepreneur routes, into the Start-Ups and Innovators routes, respectively. Why [...]

By | 2019-03-21T10:24:03+01:00 March 15th, 2019|Immigration|

Are Most Legal Recruitment Agencies Not Fit For Purpose (And If Not Is There An Alternative)?

Over the years since I first qualified as a solicitor, I have had experience of using legal recruitment agencies both as a job seeker and as an employer. What’s my experience of using them been like? Completely underwhelming from both sides of the fence. (Actually, it isn’t strictly true that [...]

By | 2019-03-08T15:33:37+01:00 March 8th, 2019|Truth Recruit|

Solicitors: Is It Time You Changed Your Job?

Deciding whether to stay in your job or leave for something better is never easy. Whilst your instinctive answer might come to you quickly, nagging doubts about the alternative are never slow to follow. And that’s completely understandable. After all, your job is a significant part of your life and [...]

By | 2019-03-07T14:35:58+01:00 March 7th, 2019|Truth Recruit|

Harrogate News: February Round-Up

Legendary Harrogate cyclist’s death ‘avoidable’ An inquest has ruled that the death of ultra-endurance cyclist Mike Hall was “avoidable” after he was hit by a car two years ago while cycling in Australia. Hall, 35 from Harrogate, was competing in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race and had a memorial service [...]

By | 2019-03-04T17:04:10+01:00 March 4th, 2019|Personal Injury|

Curious Conversations – The Power of Personal Coaching

As an advocate for their clients, lawyers must develop a wide range of skills, over and above an expert knowledge of their legal field. These "soft", often intangible, skills include the ability to tease out a client’s true goals and motives, to understand the context of their circumstances, explain all [...]

By | 2019-02-26T19:37:13+01:00 February 26th, 2019|Truth Recruit|

Can Working Reduced Hours Due To A Disibility, Resulting In A Reduced Pension, Be Discriminatory?

In this blog post, guest author Chelsea Brooke-Harrison Ward looks at a recent disability discrimination case. Can working reduced hours, resulting in a reduced pension, due to a disability, be discriminatory for the purposes of s.15 of the Equality Act 2010 (“EA”)? No! said the Supreme Court in the case [...]

By | 2019-02-13T11:17:59+01:00 February 13th, 2019|Employment Disputes|

Car Accidents in Florida (US Law)

This sponsored guest article has been written by Michael Davis and is intended for our US audience The state of Florida has a population of 21.3 million people and over 17 million are licensed drivers. With all those drivers, are Florida roads more dangerous than other states? And which counties [...]

By | 2019-03-05T16:50:50+01:00 February 6th, 2019|International Law|