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Legal Assist: your key to sound and affordable legal advice

Legal Assist: your key to sound and affordable legal advice

Legal Assist training provides you and your business with essential legal advice in the key areas you need – without worrying about hefty legal fees! Facilitated by legal professionals from local law firm HSM, each of our Legal Assist courses provides a step-by-step understanding of the legal principles and issues, coupled with comprehensive and in-depth information on each topic.

‘Employment & The Labour Act Part 1: Understanding the Basics,’ on 12 September is facilitated by Hilary Brooks, provides key insight into the major components of the Labour Law including employment contracts, length of probationary period, bonuses, confidentiality, notice periods, policies and procedures, discrimination, sick leave, vacation entitlements, maternity benefits, sick leave, health, safety and welfare, and unfair dismissal. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/3pvrje23

‘Employment & The Labour Act (Part 2): Health Insurance & Pensions,’ on October 10 provides key information on health insurance basics. As health insurance is a major expense for businesses, understanding the basics can help minimise the impact on a business’s bottom line. This course will cover compulsory insurance, health insurance contracts, contributions and termination of employment, and penalties for non-compliance. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/emtut252

‘Immigration: Work Permits (BVP’s, TWP’s and RERC’s),’ on 19 September is a four-hour course facilitated by Dwayne Wright and Samantha Bartley, intended to detail the full range of options under which a non-Caymanian can lawfully “engage in a gainful occupation in the Islands,” emphasizing private-sector employment. Exemptions from the Work Permit regime and all categories of Work Permits, Business Visitors Visas, and RERCs (whether as the spouse of a Caymanian or a Permanent Resident) will be addressed. Also covered are certificates of direct investment, specialist caregivers, and 25-year residency (Substantial business presence) certificates. Register Here: https://tinyurl.com/3umbkacb

‘Wills & Estate Planning (Succession’)on 4 Julyprovides an overview of the different wealth protection options available under Cayman Islands law, including the importance of having a will, family and business succession planning using trusts and foundation companies, and how to craft an effective estate plan.Register Here:  https://tinyurl.com/ej4tnpsk