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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.

New court fees – bad news for divorcing couples and landlords

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 03 August 2015
  2. Family
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Getting a divorce is set to become more expensive later this year, with fees increasing by a third. However, those aren’t the only fee hikes on the horizon.

MoJ announces plans to close 91 courts and tribunals

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 31 July 2015
  2. Miscellaneous
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The Ministry of Justice has opened a consultation to close 91 courts across England and Wales, as part of their ongoing efforts to reduce the amount of money spent on justice.

Snooper's charter - does investigatory power corrupt?

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 17 July 2015
  2. Miscellaneous
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The government is trying to push through the Investigatory Powers Bill, which would give UK authorities unprecedented access to its citizens' emails & other online communications.

Hazard pay - how to reduce common workplace risks in your business

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 14 July 2015
  2. Business
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If you are seeking to reduce the number of accidents that occur in your workplace, you should be aware of common hazards in working environments and how you can tackle them.

The house always wins - your tenancy rights and how to enforce them

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 13 July 2015
  2. Housing
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If you’re renting a home, you should make sure you know your legal rights as a tenant and how to use it, to ensure you aren’t treated unfairly or taken advantage of by your landlord.