Injunction-obtaining a court injunction the UK

An injunction is a judicial order restraining an individual from starting or continuing an action threatening or invading the legal right of another individual or compelling a person to carry out a certain act, e.g. to make restitution to an injured party. One major area of protection possible under the law is obtaining an injunction.…

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return a purchase

How to Return a Purchase

At some point in our lives, we’ve all had to return a purchase we’ve made. Whether it’s a t-shirt that’s the wrong size, a faulty toy, or it’s simply the wrong gift, returning something should be relatively easy. However, sometimes it seems like the rights aren’t on the consumer’s side. In this blog, we’re going…

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What happens to Ex-Pats if the UK leaves the EU?

There are a lot of questions surrounding Brexit, particularly when it comes to the millions of UK citizens living abroad, and the millions more who go on holiday to the EU every year. While most of the argument is focused on immigration, what happens when it’s the other way around? Will ex-pats need to return…

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Changes to Adoption Law

Navigating adoption law can be a long and complicated business, with plenty of forms, assessments, and often a lengthy wait after the initial application. However, the good news is that adoption law is changing to make for quicker placements of children. Thanks to the new laws announced in November, and the new Children and Social…

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Dress codes and the law

In light of the recent row over a temp worker being dismissed for refusing to wear high heels at work, we thought we’d delve into the laws behind dress codes. Where is the line between a uniform and a dress code? When can a dress code be sexist or discriminatory? How should dress codes apply…

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National Living Wage

The National Living Wage

As of the 1st of April, the Government’s new National Living Wage will be introduced to UK Employment Law. The new rate applies to all working people aged 25 and over, and will be set at £7.20 per hour. To ensure you’re getting paid the right amount, below we’ve provided all the information on the Living…

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What do the EU Referendum and Brexit mean?

You may have heard that David Cameron has announced a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union. The EU Referendum will to be held on Thursday 23 June. To help you understand what the referendum and “Brexit” mean for you and the UK, We Talk Law have put together this handy guide…

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The new £35,000 Salary Threshold and what it means for Immigration

Immigration law is constantly changing, and here at We Talk Law, we want to help you keep up to date with all the latest changes, and how they affect you. The latest change is the new salary threshold for non-EU migrants on a Tier 2 Visa, which will affect hundreds of thousands of workers in…

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6 things to know about unfair dismissal

6 Things to Know About Unfair Dismissal

Losing a job can cause a huge amount of upset for anybody, especially at this time of year when expenses can be high. It can be even more stressful if you believe you’ve been unfairly dismissed by your employer. The good news is that UK Employment Law is relatively clear when it comes to matters…

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Temporary Christmas Jobs – A Legal Guide

    Christmas is the time of the year when the job market goes into over drive. With increased pressure on the retail and hospitality industry, there’s an avalanche of seasonal jobs on offer. Now’s the chance to earn some extra Christmas money, but at the same time, be mindful of how many hours you…

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