Emergency Time Off Work Rules

It’s a fact of life that employees may need to take time off work at some point to deal with an emergency. This could be time off work for family reasons or time off for medical reasons, or to attend a medical appointment for themselves or accompanying a dependant. Below we look at what the […]

Dependency Leave (Guide for Employers)

As an employer, supporting employees dealing with emergencies at home forms part of your duty to safeguard their wellbeing and helps promote positive working relations. However, you also face the challenges of maintaining operations and minimising disruption and impact on your workforce when employees are absent without, or with limited, notice. In this guide, we […]

UK Legal Working Temperatures

Ensuring the health and safety of your staff forms an important part of your duties as an employer, including taking steps to ensure a workplace that is neither too hot nor too cold. In this guide, we examine the rules on minimum and maximum workplace temperatures, providing employers with practical advice on the provision of […]

Marriage Visitor Visa FAQs

If you’re planning to visit the UK to get married or enter into a civil partnership, you will need to apply for a Marriage Visitor visa. On arrival in the UK, a visitor coming to marry or register a civil partnership, or give notice of this, must have a valid visa endorsed for this purpose, […]