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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.

Chips don't lie - microchipping dogs now a legal requirement

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 06 April 2016
  2. Miscellaneous
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A new law requires all dogs to be microchipped by the time they are eight weeks old.

National Living Wage comes into force

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 01 April 2016
  2. Employment
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Today sees the introduction of the National Living Wage, meaning employees aged 25 and over must be paid at least £7.20 an hour.

Sugar tax could face legal challenge for being too hard on soft drinks

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 24 March 2016
  2. Consumers
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Soft drinks companies are said to be considering bringing a legal challenge over the government's "sugar tax".

Budget breakdown – how will you be affected?

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 17 March 2016
  2. Miscellaneous
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Chancellor George Osborne today delivered this year’s Budget, setting out the government’s spending priorities for the next year.

How and why to take on an apprentice

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 15 March 2016
  2. Business
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96% of businesses who have hired apprentices say that they benefitted from doing so - here's how you can follow suit.