Category: Personal

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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 Much is Child Maintenance?

The framework for assessing, collecting and enforcing child maintenance payments is set out in the Child Support Act 1991. Under the Act, both separated parents of a qualifying child are responsible for the financial...

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What is Child Maintenance?

If you have separated from your partner, you may have concerns about who is now financially responsible for the every day living costs of your child (or children). This guide will help you to...

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Claiming Criminal Injuries Compensation

Criminal injuries compensation is a form of compensation that can be claimed when a blameless person becomes the victim of a violent crime. This is a crime where violence is threatened or used upon...

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What are My Statutory Rights as a Customer?

The main piece of legislation determining your statutory rights as a customer is the Consumer Rights Act 2015. The Act consolidates outdated laws in this area and supplements newer legislation such as the Consumer...