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The law provides that if you would like to move a child from their main country of residence, the consent of the other person with parental rights should be obtained first.
Some observers believe the hack will lead to a wave of cheated spouses seeking divorce, but even if these actions do materialise, they may not be successful.
Holiday and family leave: are employees entitled to take holiday even after a period of family leave?
Employees who take ‘family leave’ may not always given the opportunity to take accrued holiday when they return. But is this legal?
A ‘landmark ruling’? No, the law relating to this matter has been around for years.
Expert lawyers at national law firm Shoosmiths comment on these plans and proposals:...
What plans do the Conservative government intend to implement and how will this impact employers? Shoosmiths summarises the headline employment policies.
To clarify the key employment policies of each political party, Shoosmiths has summarised each of the parties’ positions below.
On 5 April the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills issued new technical guidance for employers on changes to statutory adoption leave and pay.
Shoosmiths takes a look at the key changes in employment law in store from this April.
On 9 March the following fees will be payable for claims to recover a sum of money…...
New rates for statutory maternity, adoption, paternity, shared parental and sick pay will come into effect on 5 and 6 April 2015.
Employment rights for parents in a surrogacy arrangement are currently limited. Changes are, however, afoot from April.
Shoosmiths has expanded its family law team with the appointment of Chris Longbottom.
Shoosmiths has expanded its family law offering with the appointment of a partner, an associate and a solicitor.
Your questions answered: am I in breach of my inherited shared ownership lease by complying with the will?
Does the beneficiary of a shared ownership lease find themselves in breach if by acquiring the lease by will they inadvertently sublet the whole of the property in order to comply with the will?
The EAT has found that an employee was not automatically unfairly dismissed when he took time off to care for his pregnant partner. Katie Marsden looks at the reasons why.
The first day of October 2014 is a day of change for employers because it is one of the government’s two annual ‘common commencement dates’.
Can and should office relationships be allowed or does the home connection lead to domestic issues pervading the working environment?
On 6 August, Shoosmiths put on a charity fashion show at its Edinburgh office, raising £1,014 for national charity partner Winston’s Wish.
Under the provisions of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, the government was required to conduct a review of survivors’ benefits in occupational pension schemes.