The Law Shop is now closed. Please click here to find out more.

Law on the Web Blog

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.

Facts of life – what you need to know about surrogacy

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 08 September 2015
  2. Family
  3. 0 comments

Surrogacy is legal in the UK, but the law regarding it is complex – jumping in without considering it carefully could have serious consequences.

There's no workplace like home – the legal concerns of homeworking

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 07 September 2015
  2. Business
  3. 0 comments

If you're an employer who wants to let your staff do work from their homes, there are a number of legal issues that you may need to take into consideration first.

3 legal implications of the Ashley Madison hack

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 02 September 2015
  2. Family
  3. 0 comments

The leak of data from infidelity hookup site Ashley Madison could result in dire consequences for its many users, ranging from divorce to the death penalty.

Fair enough? How to avoid indirect workplace discrimination

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 01 September 2015
  2. Business
  3. 0 comments

Merely having good intentions isn't necessarily enough - take care that you don't commit what is known as 'indirect discrimination' when running your business.

Tipping point - government weighs in on service charge scandal

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 26 August 2015
  2. Employment
  3. 0 comments

The government may investigate how tips are distributed in the restaurant sector after allegations arose that one chain keeps the service charge for itself.