Social Security News
Furloughed workers to receive full parental leave entitlement
Apr 26, 2020

Furloughed workers planning to take paid parental or adoption leave will be entitled to pay based on their usual earnings rather than a furloughed pay rate. Entitlement to Statutory Maternity Pay, as well as the other forms of Parental or Adop…

Immigration News
The UK leaves the EU on 31 January, then comes the transition period
Jan 30, 2020

After 31 January 2020 there will be a transition period until the end of 2020, while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements. The current rules on trade, travel, and business for the UK and EU will continue to apply during the transition peri…

Family Law News
First uprating since 2014 of sum payable to intestate partner
Feb 23, 2020

The Administration of Estates Act 1925 (as amended) places a responsibility on the Lord Chancellor to specify a fixed net sum from time to time which represents the amount a surviving spouse/civil partner is entitled from the estate when their deceas…