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Archives: July 2015

Visa Control – It’s Criminal!

With a view to targeting foreign criminals the Government have introduced yet another hurdle for prospective non-European Economic Area migrants to secure initial entry clearance. 

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The use and abuse of interns

The potential for an internship to turn into a public relations debacle and an ensuing legal challenge has been illustrated by some recent examples. There was the furore over a Labour MP who allegedly paid young “interns” (later to be renamed “volunteers”) £25 for a six-day working week in the build up to polling day and a Canary Wharf-based law …

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Changes to the Immigration Rules – A further twist of the knife?

The Government has issued its latest Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules.  The Government has consistently stated that its intention is to significantly reduce net migration into the “tens of thousands”. This time round the cross hairs have been firmly targeted on Tier 4, particularly college students.

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Cyber security – not just an IT issue

A number of recent reports have demonstrated the risks posed by the dangerous combination of technology in the workplace and the humans that use it. We examine how you can best protect your business from the risks associated with internet use and cyber-attacks in particular.

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Carry over of untaken annual leave

Under the Working Time Directive (the Directive), workers are entitled to paid annual leave of at least four weeks. The Directive’s aim is to make sure that a worker recuperates from the effort and stresses of work.

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Get rid of her! Dismissals at the request of a third party

Government pressure for the founder of Britain’s most high profile children’s charity to stand down as Chief Executive illustrates the weight that third party pressure plays in making dismissal decisions within the work place.

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