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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.

Forget-me-not? The right to be forgotten online

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 17 September 2015
  2. Miscellaneous
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It seems that once something reaches the internet, it stays there forever – should search engines be filtering out old and embarrassing search results?

Tax evasion and tax avoidance: how to tell the difference

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 15 September 2015
  2. Miscellaneous
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One is illegal, while the other allows corporations and the wealthy to legally trim millions off their tax bills. Should tax avoidance be banned too?

Elephant in the courtroom? The fight for “nonhuman rights”

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 11 September 2015
  2. Miscellaneous
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While the UK government works to do away with the Human Rights Act, campaigners elsewhere are pushing in the opposite direction to extend the concept of human rights to animals.

Save yourself – how to boost your pension when self-employed

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 10 September 2015
  2. Employment
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if you are self-employed, a pension is as important a source of security for the future as it is for your average employee – here's how to get the most out of yours.

Planning ahead – why you need a Lasting Power of Attorney

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 09 September 2015
  2. Wills and Probate
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While many people know that making a Will is important, fewer consider the idea of creating a Lasting Power of Attorney, but they too can be vital in preparing for the future.