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The Law on the Web blog is the place to read about the latest happenings in law, including changes to legislation and guides to help you understand your legal rights.

Tomb with a view – where can I be buried?

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 13 October 2015
  2. Wills and Probate
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While it is customary to be buried in a graveyard, there are a number of other places where your body can sleep the eternal sleep.

How to become a foster carer

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 12 October 2015
  2. Family
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In fostering, the carers become responsible for the child, but they share that responsibility with the local authority or the child’s parents.

Dealing with mental health discrimination at work

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 08 October 2015
  2. Employment
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One problem that affects many people with mental health issues is discrimination in the workplace, but there are a number of legal protections aimed at preventing this.

Rent double – when is your landlord allowed to increase the rent?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 07 October 2015
  2. Housing
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Do you know the rules of rent increases? Make sure you're aware of the legal restrictions on when your landlord can increase the rent – and by how much.

5 things you need to know about home schooling

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 06 October 2015
  2. Family
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If you take your child out of school, you can teach them when and how you want. Here's what you'll need to know if you want to home-school your child.