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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.

In-work poverty - will the next minimum wage increase help?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 30 June 2015
  2. Employment
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How far will this year's 3% minimum wage increase go towards alleviating the phenomenon of “in-work poverty”? And is there anything else on the horizon that might help?

Getting-in trouble - the countries with the strictest entry requirements

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 29 June 2015
  2. Travel
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If you are an aspiring globetrotter, you are likely to find entering certain countries more difficult and time-consuming than others. We look at the various obstacles and extra obligations that might be ahead of you.

Product misplacement? How to avoid misrepresentation when making a sale

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 18 June 2015
  2. Business
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If you run your own business, you should know that misleading a potential customer over the details of a product or service, even by accident, could get you in trouble for misrepresentation.

Self-Employed? Here's what you need to know about tax

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 16 June 2015
  2. Business
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As a freelancer, you will need to pay income tax and national insurance a bit differently. Here's what you need to know about what to pay and how to pay it.

3 common driving offences and how to avoid them

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 16 June 2015
  2. Cars and Motoring
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You could commit a driving offence without even realising it. Here are some of the more common ways drivers are tripped up by the law.