Are company directors also employees?

Are company directors also employees?

Directors are often seen as individuals looming over employees on top of the company pyramid. Generally, a directorship is an office and is a separate persona altogether from an employee but in the modern company sphere, it is not uncommon to have directors wearing...
Spousal Maintenance in Divorce

Spousal Maintenance in Divorce

“It does not mean that you can only give the dependant just enough to put a little jam on his bread and butter…” Harman J in Re Borthwick (decd), Borthwick v Beauvais [1949] Ch 395 A divorce can be daunting so it is ideal if both parties discuss the terms...
Frequently Asked Questions about Divorce

Frequently Asked Questions about Divorce

When is the earliest time after marriage that a couple can apply for divorce? A petition for divorce whether it is a joint or single petition (contested or not contested) may be done after two years of marriage. Where a petition is presented before the expiration...
Can Employers Give Bad References?

Can Employers Give Bad References?

Academic qualifications and work experience are just one part of the deal in the hiring process. The other part involves interpersonal skills, personality traits and work ethics, all of which are qualities that employers have no way of knowing other than through the...
What payments are subject to EPF?

What payments are subject to EPF?

Under section 45 of the Employees Provident Fund Act 1991 (“EPF Act”), employers are statutorily required to contribute to the Employees Provident Fund (commonly known as the “EPF”), a social security fund established under the EPF Act to provide retirement benefits...