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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.

Reduce your driving ban with a drink-drive rehabilitation course

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 04 June 2015
  2. Cars and Motoring
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Here is how you could come back early if you are banned for a drink driving conviction.

How do I choose a power of attorney?

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 04 June 2015
  2. Wills and Probate
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Power of attorney gives a friend or family member control over your medical and financial affairs if you need help in the future.

Strong convictions - how employers used data protection law to breach the Rehab of Offenders Act

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 15 May 2015
  2. Employment
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The government has closed a legal loophole that was forcing some job applicants to reveal ‘spent’ convictions for minor offences from their past.

Landlord almighty? 3 things you didn't know your landlord isn't allowed to do

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 12 May 2015
  2. Housing
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All too often, tenants believe themselves to be completely at the mercy of their landlord - so you might be surprised to learn that some things landlords commonly do are actually illegal.

Conservative estimate - what legal changes might the new government make?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 11 May 2015
  2. Miscellaneous
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Against all odds, the Conservatives have secured a majority government in the election. We take a look at what the next five years might hold in terms of changes to the legal landscape.