Student visas and the right to work

With the end of the academic year already upon us, Steven Dunn, Vialex’s head of immigration law, offers a timely reminder for international students and employers alike of what the rules say about their right to work.

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Dealmakers now face security dimension

The passing of the National Security and Investment Act 2021, provided the government with the power to scrutinise and intervene in corporate transactions. 18 months on, Legal Director Morag Waller, looks at the practical impacts of the Act’s key provisions on such transactions.

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Annuities, Jane Austen, and the American Civil War

What can Jane Austen, and the American Civil War teach employers about their pension obligations?
As one case from the USA shows, they might end up paying pensions for far longer than anyone anticipated. Steven Dunn, Vialex Head of Pensions Services combines his interests in literature and history with his knowledge of pensions, to explain further.
Title image – The Angle, Gettysburg (author’s own).

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Lettings regulation short of a solution

Katie Corrigan, Vialex senior legal director and Head of Real Estate, looks at concerns surrounding the proposed implementation of short-term let regulations within Edinburgh, and their potential effect on the tourism sector and wider business.

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Privacy standards facing more upheaval

Sean Morris, Legal Manager at Vialex company Navigator Employment Law, considers current and future challenges to businesses from changes to UK data protection law, and whether the changes will reduce commercial costs and boost economic growth.

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