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9th June 2020

The ins and outs of Furlough…

Our employment team are ready to provide advice to those worried about furlough and what the future holds. HMRC stated that by the end of May there were almost 1,900 reports of fraudulent use of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Employees and their families have started to report their employers for asking them to work…
29th May 2020

There is light at the end of the tunnel for migrants

Although the Corona Virus epidemic has led to 129,000 visa applications in March and only 250 in April, we feel the future of immigration to the UK is safe. The government announced that some of the UK Visa and Citizenship Centres are to reopen from 1st June. This is to deal with those that booked…
21st May 2020

Do you want to leave a legacy in your Will?

Current situation In 2019 Smee & Ford found that legacy income is worth over £3 billion to the Charity sector. However, they found only 6.3% of the population are leaving charitable bequest. This equates to 123,235 during 2018. The top 25 charities annual legacy income equates to £1.6 billion, which is evidenced by their investment…
Islamic Wills Solicitors
19th May 2020

You can still get your Islamic Will drafted…

We have worked successfully to give advice to the members of the East London Mosque for over a year. Our partnership has meant that Muslims can access information and have a Will drafted that suits their specific needs. East London Mosque and Farani Taylor Partnership If you need a Will then get in touch Complete…
11th May 2020

What are Child Care Proceedings?

Sally Masango discusses child care proceedings: Get in touch Fill in the below: Otherwise call us today on 0207 242 1666 or email us.
5th May 2020

Landmark ruling regarding those with medical conditions facing deportation

Amer Rahman discusses recent landmark case. The Supreme Court recently found in favour of a man from Zimbabwe facing deportation. Although given indefinite leave to remain in the UK in 2000. He was subsequently convicted of a serious crime and given a Deportation Order. The offences convicted of include battery and possession of a firearm.…
15th April 2020

Acquiring settlement in the UK as a Victim of Domestic Violence

Mary-Ann Wanjiku discusses the legal aspects regarding domestic abuse. It is estimated that more than one in three women experience domestic violence in their lifetime. What is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence comes in many forms. The best way to overcome it or deal with it is to learn how to recognise it. There is a…
Why Do You Need a Will
7th April 2020

Get your Will as soon as possible

The COVID-19 crisis has led many to consider whether they should get a Will done or update their current Will. If you do not have a Will then it is important to have one drafted. Without a Will, your assets are distributed according to the Intestacy Laws. This means your estate may go to people…
2nd April 2020

Covid-19 and Immigration

Fehmina Farani explores how Covid-19 has effected immigration in the UK. New Guidance from the Home Office The Home Office released guidance on the 24th March 2020 on the status of migrants currently stuck in limbo because of Covid-19. The approach taken seems both fair and flexible. Migrants unable to return to their country of…