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Can I dismiss an employee for poor performance?

Many employers feel there is little they can do about poor performance in circumstances that the employee may not be doing it intentionally.

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Employed or Self Employment?

Harrogate based Employment Law Solicitor, James Austin, on what the Employment tribunals will be looking at when decided the difference between a employed worker and a self employed work.

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Disciplinary issue at Work – get the procedure right

The Employment Tribunal has to consider whether both the reason for disciplinary and dismissal and the procedure followed have been fair. It’s important therefore to follow the correct procedure.

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Top tips for an easier life

In this article, and slightly departing from our normal legal subjects, I am going to give you ten top tips to make your life easier:

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Flying the Flag

At LCF Law we are flying the flag for Law Fair + Square.

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Preparing for a meeting about your Will

What you should consider when preparing for a meeting your solicitor about your Will to make the meeting as efficient and productive as possible?

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Divorce proceedings – Desertion

In my previous article, I discussed the 5 different facts upon which a Divorce Petition can be issued, Desertion being the fourth potential fact. However, this fact is very rarely used in practice given the difficulties that may arise in proving this particular fact

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Divorce proceedings – Two years separation with the respondent’s consent

In order to progress a divorce on this ground, you will need to show that you have been living separate and apart from the Respondent for two years immediately preceding the issue of the divorce proceedings and, and this bit is crucial, the Respondent consents to a divorce on this ground.

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Divorce proceedings – Unreasonable behaviour

In my previous article I discussed the 5 different facts upon which a Divorce Petition can be issued, Unreasonable Behavior being the second potential fact. In order to progress a divorce on the basis of unreasonable behaviour, the Petitioner (person starting the divorce proceedings) needs to show that “the Respondent has behaved in such a way that the Petitioner cannot reasonably be expected to live with the Respondent”.

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Divorce proceedings – Adultery

In my previous article, I discussed the five different facts upon which a Divorce Petition can be issued, Adultery being the first potential fact.

A breakdown of a relationship is always a very upsetting and difficult time, and tensions are often heightened further if one party has been unfaithful.

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