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Brexit: thousands of EU citizens with a criminal record could be prohibited from entering the UK

The Home Office has stated that come January 2021, many EU citizens, who have spent more than a year in prison, will be prohibited entry to the UK due to new Brexit regulations. 

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Government extends further support to businesses affected by COVID-19

Under increasing pressure from business groups, local authority leaders and the public, the Government has decided to extend several of its existing support measures to help businesses across the UK – regardless of whether they are forced to close or remain open.

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UK Business Secretary calls on businesses to get to grips with new visas

The Business Secretary Alok Sharma is encouraging employers to apply for a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence if they plan on recruiting overseas staff, including newly arriving EU citizens, from 1 January 2021. 

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Businesses may be entitled to insurance pay-out after important judgment

A new judgment at the High Court has clarified that policyholders denied business interruption (BI) insurance claims due to COVID-19 may be due compensation.

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New Help to Buy scheme set to launch as buyers given longer to complete purchases

A new version of the Help to Buy Scheme is set to launch in the coming months, while buyers using the existing scheme have been given longer to complete transactions that have been disrupted by the Coronavirus crisis.

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New Coronavirus regulations place self-isolation obligations on employers

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) Regulations 2020 places new obligations on employers in relation to self-isolation.

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First-time buyers set to make up a smaller proportion of the housing market than movers

Research from the property portal, Zoopla, has found that first-time buyers are set to make up a smaller proportion of homebuyers than movers, reversing a trend that has lasted for more than a year.

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Figures show sharp rise in divorce queries during lockdown

Figures published by Citizens Advice have revealed a sharp increase in divorce queries on its website during lockdown.

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Individual employment tribunals increased by 18 per cent due to COVID-19

The number of employment tribunals involving individuals increased by 18 per cent between April and June 2020, the Government has revealed, despite Covid-19 causing record delays and court backlogs.

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Individual employment tribunals increased by 18 per cent due to COVID-19

The number of employment tribunals involving individuals increased by 18 per cent between April and June 2020, the Government has revealed, despite Covid-19 causing record delays and court backlogs.

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