Sinclair Day

July 4, 2018

Spousal tax reliefs for unmarried couples?

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court has decided that the law preventing opposite sex couples from entering into a civil partnership breaches the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). The appellants in this long running case are an
July 2, 2018

Law firms to be required to publish prices for defending some types of employment tribunal claim

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has confirmed that all regulated law firms will be required to publish information on the prices that they charge, and what these cover, across a range of services, including the pursuit (for members of the
July 2, 2018

Acas publishes guidance for employers on overtime

Acas has published new guidance for employers on overtime. The guidance highlights the importance of setting out overtime terms in employment contracts or staff handbooks and urges employers to keep detailed records of the amount of overtime worked
July 2, 2018

Government publishes changes to the UK Immigration Rules

The government has published a new Statement of Changes to the UK Immigration Rules. The main change is to exempt all doctors and nurses from the annual Tier 2 (General) visa limit. The Tier 2 (General) category is the main immigration route for UK