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Paternity Leave Form

Employees meeting the qualifying criteria have a statutory entitlement to take either one or two weeks’ paternity leave within eight weeks of the birth of their child or of adopting a child. As an...

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What are Parental Rights?

Disputes can arise when separated parents disagree on what is best for their child, which is why it’s important to understand your rights as a parent. Having parental rights over a child enables you...

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16 Year Old Rights Against Parents

Your parents or carers are responsible for making sure you are safe and well usually until you reach the age of 18. This is because the law states that until you reach this age,...

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What are Parental Rights for Fathers?

Parental rights for fathers are determined largely by whether the individual has ‘parental responsibility’. Parental responsibility is not always an automatic right for fathers, and without it, a father’s legal rights in relation a...

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What is Paternity Leave?

Paternity leave is time qualifying employees can take off work to care for their newborn baby or following the adoption of a child. Paternity leave is not an entitlement, as such it will be...

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How to Apply for a Premises Licence

Under the Licensing Act 2003 (England and Wales) and the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, a premises licence must be obtained to carry out certain prescribed licensable activities, including the sale of alcohol and the...

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Guide to the Licensing Act 2003

The Licensing Act 2003 governs the sale and supply of alcohol and late night refreshments and the provision of regulated entertainment in England and Wales. Under the 2003 Act the responsibility for the administration...

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Disqualification of Directors

A company director may face disqualification if they are found to have failed to fulfil their legal responsibilities by participating in unfit conduct, or wrongful or fraudulent trading. Common grounds for director disqualification could...